Labour Force Survey (LFS)
Indigenous group of person, category
Indigenous group refers to whether the person is First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit). A person may be included in more than one of these three specific groups. Aboriginal peoples of Canada (referred to here as Indigenous peoples) are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2) as including Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples.
First Nations (North American Indian) includes Status and non-Status Indians.
Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.