Table 2
Proportion of Aboriginal children in child care that includes traditional activities and Aboriginal languages, by type of care, 2006

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Type of care First Nations children living off reserve Métis children Inuit children
Daycare centre
Traditional activities 22.5 15.4 72.5
Aboriginal languages1 10.1 3.1E 72.0
Nursery school/preschool/Head Start
Traditional activities 44.5 34.7 64.8E
Aboriginal languages1 32.6 16.9E 65.8E
Own home by non-relative
Traditional activities F 0.0 66.2E
Aboriginal languages1 F 0.0 73.4E
Own home by relative
Traditional activities 34.3 25.5E 76.1
Aboriginal languages1 36.6 12.3E 71.1
Other home by non-relative
Traditional activities 12.9E F F
Aboriginal languages1 F F F
Other home by relative
Traditional activities 34.4 19.2E 80.8
Aboriginal languages1 16.4E F 69.6
1. Includes cases where Aboriginal languages are spoken exclusively as well as in combination with non-Aboriginal languages.
Source: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Children's Survey, 2006.