Data from the National Household Survey (NHS) shows that just less than two percent of London’s population report being an Aboriginal person. Less than one percent is a Registered or Treaty Indian.
Three-quarters of the Aboriginal Identity population identify themselves as being First Nations only and 21 percent identify as Métis only.
Across Canada, Ontario has the largest Aboriginal population. Almost 2.5 percent of Ontario’s population report being Aboriginal. Two-thirds identify themselves as First Nations only and 28 percent identify as Métis only.