Table 13
Number and percentage of Inuit and non-Aboriginal people living in a dwelling owned by a household member, Canada and Inuit regions, 2001 and 2006

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Population group Living in a dwelling owned by a household member
2001 2006
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Canada
Inuit 13,900 31 15,085 30
Non-Aboriginal population 20,816,875 73 22,512,680 75
Total - Inuit Nunaat
Inuit 9,765 27 9,200 23
Non-Aboriginal population 1,745 28 1,885 27
Nunatsiavut
Inuit 1,890 81 1,395 65
Non-Aboriginal population 115 50 105 49
Nunavik
Inuit 245 3 225 2
Non-Aboriginal population 35 4 55 6
Nunavut
Inuit 6,490 29 6,410 26
Non-Aboriginal population 1,075 29 1,150 27
Inuvialuit region
Inuit 1,140 38 1,175 38
Non-Aboriginal population 525 39 585 39
Total - Outside Inuit Nunaat
Inuit 4,140 49 5,885 54
Non-Aboriginal population 20,815,130 73 22,510,795 75
Notes:
Inuit includes persons who reported an Inuit identity only.
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.
Owned: Refers to whether some member of the household owns the dwelling.
'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