Table 11
Number and percentage of Inuit and non-Aboriginal people living in crowded dwellings, Canada and Inuit regions, 2001 and 2006

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Population group 2001 2006
Population living in private dwellings Population living in crowded private dwellings Population living in private dwellings Population living in crowded private dwellings
number number percentage number number percentage
Canada
Inuit 44,975 13,050 29 50,345 15,635 31
Non-Aboriginal population 28,547,420 779,455 3 29,904,880 873,790 3
Total - Inuit Nunaat
Inuit 36,565 12,680 35 39,420 15,065 38
Non-Aboriginal population 6,225 185 3 6,965 355 5
Nunatsiavut
Inuit 2,350 555 24 2,160 265 12
Non-Aboriginal population 230 0 0 215 0 0
Nunavik
Inuit 8,695 4,160 48 9,565 4,710 49
Non-Aboriginal population 845 15 2 915 60 7
Nunavut
Inuit 22,550 7,350 33 24,590 9,505 39
Non-Aboriginal population 3,820 95 2 4,330 230 5
Inuvialuit region
Inuit 2,970 610 21 3,105 585 19
Non-Aboriginal population 1,335 70 5 1,505 60 4
Total - Outside Inuit Nunaat
Inuit 8,415 375 4 10,920 575 5
Non-Aboriginal population 28,541,195 779,270 3 29,897,915 873,440 3
Notes:
Inuit includes persons who reported an Inuit identity only.
Crowding is defined as more than one person per room. Not counted as rooms are bathrooms, halls, vestibules and rooms used
soley for business purposes.
Private occupied dwelling (dwelling): A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.
'Inuit Nunaat' is the Inuit language expression for 'Inuit homeland,' a region extending from Northern Labrador to the Northwest Territories.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Censuses of population, 2001 and 2006