Aboriginal Entrepreneurs Survey, 2002 : Manitoba

2001 CENSUS HIGHLIGHTS ABORIGINAL ENTREPRENEURS SURVEY, 2002 HIGHLIGHTS1 Nearly 11% of Canada’s 27 195 Aboriginal self-employed individuals resided in Manitoba. Of these 2860 individuals: ◆ seven out of ten were Métis; ◆ almost 30% were women; ◆ almost half lived in urban areas; and ◆ 86% resided off reserve. When compared to Aboriginal entrepreneurs from all regions of Canada, those living in Manitoba: ◆ were less likely to view personal or family employment as a very important business objective; and ◆ were more likely to view taxes as a very important barrier to growth.

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