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Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2012

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Released: 2015-03-30

Statistics Canada releases today new data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS). The APS is a national survey on the social and economic conditions of Aboriginal Peoples (First Nations people living off reserve, Métis and Inuit) aged six years and older. It is designed to identify the needs of Aboriginal people and focus on issues such as education, employment, health, language, income, housing and mobility.

Data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey are now available in CANSIM. Data tables cover the health of Aboriginal people and include data on perceived general health, long-term health problems, and access to and use of health care services by age group, sex and Aboriginal identity. Data are available at the Canada level only.

The initial results from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey on education and employment were released in The Daily on November 25, 2013.

  Note to readers

The Aboriginal Peoples Survey is conducted every five years.

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