Proportion of Inuit females living in crowded dwellings and in homes requiring major repairs, by Inuit region, Canada, 2006
|Inuit females||In crowded
requiring major repairs
|Total Inuit females||7,790||30.7||6,995||27.6|
|Inuit Nunangat (Inuit regions)||7,530||38.6||6,155||31.5|
|Outside of Inuit Nunangat||265||4.5||840||14.3|
Notes: Crowded dwellings are defined as having more than 1 person per room. Not counted as rooms are bathrooms, halls, vestibules and rooms used solely for business purposes.
The two categories 'In crowded dwellings' and 'In homes requiring major repairs' were calculated independently of each other. No figures are cited in this table for both crowding and need for major repairs.
Homes in need of major repairs refers to whether, in the judgement of the respondent, the dwelling requires major repairs. Major repairs refer to the repair of defective plumbing or electrical wiring, structural repairs to walls, floors or ceilings, etc. (excluding desirable remodelling or additions).
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.