Abstract - Historical Trends - Registered Indian Population 1982-2011


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Article information

Title: Historical Trends - Registered Indian Population 1982-2011

Date: 2012

Author(s): Statistics and Measurement Directorate

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These fact sheets provide a time-series analysis of the Registered Indian Population according to AANDC's Indian Register System. Specifically, they present in tabular and graphical formats, an annual count of the Registered Indian population by residency nationally and by region. They also provide the annual number of First Nations by region and the total number of Bill C-31 reinstatements by gender, residency and region.