Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District

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The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District is a quasi-municipal administrative area in British Columbia. It is located on British Columbia's west coast and includes Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands), the largest of which are Graham Island and Moresby Island. Its administrative offices are in the City of Prince Rupert.

Description[edit]

  • Area: 19,716.14 km²
  • Population (2006): 19,664

Electoral areas[edit]

  • Area A - Skeena North: 29
    • Dodge Cove (unincorporated community): 29 (down from 52 in 2011)[1]
  • Area C - Skeena South: 147
    • Oona River (unincorporated community): 147 (up from 37 in 2011)[2]
  • Area D - Haida Gwaii North: 524
    • Rural Graham Island: 524 (down from 607 in 2006)[3]
  • Area E - Haida Gwaii South: 317
    • pop 2011 was 317, down from 402 in 2006[4]
      • Sandspit (unincorporated community): 297 (down from 387 in 2006)[5]

Municipalities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Skeena-Queen Charlotte RD (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 9,360 52.3%
Aboriginal 7,610 42.5%
Southeast Asian 450 2.5%
South Asian 420 2.3%
Chinese 250 1.4%
Filipino 250 1.4%
Japanese 95 0.5%
Black 75 0.4%
Latin American 25 0.1%
West Asian 20 0.1%
Korean 10 0.1%
Arab 0 0%
Multiple minorities 40 0.2%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 20 0.1%
Total population 18,133 100%

Indian reserves[edit]

In addition to 7,700 aboriginal persons listed in the regional district's community profile at Statistics Canada,[6] there are four separate Indian reserve communities within the regional district whose populations are not included within the regional district's figures, and which are governed separately by their respective band governments. These Indian reserves are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census Canada Community Profile, Skeena-Queen Charlotte Electoral Area 'A'
  2. ^ Census Canada Community Profile, Skeena-Queen Charlotte Electoral Area 'C'
  3. ^ Census Canada Community Profile, Skeena-Queen Charlotte Electoral Area 'D'
  4. ^ Census Canada Community Profile, Skeena-Queen Charlotte Electoral Area 'E'
  5. ^ "Census Profile: Sandspit, UNP, British Columbia (Designated place)". Statistics Canada. January 8, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles: Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District, British Columbia (Regional District)". Statistics Canada. August 26, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2014.

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Coordinates: 53°44′56″N 132°00′11″W / 53.749°N 132.003°W / 53.749; -132.003