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Reasons for Aboriginal harvesting in Canada in 2012, by identity

Reasons given by Aborginal peoples for hunting, fishing, trapping or gathering wild plants in Canada in 2012, by identity

The data displays the distribution of respondents answers about why they hunted, fished, trapped or gathered wild plants in Canada in 2012, by Aboriginal identity. Thirty% of M├ętis who hunted, fished or trapped in Canada in 2012 said they did so for pleasure.

Hunted, fished or trapped in the last year for own use or supplementary income 18.9 17.9 45.3
Hunted, fished or trapped in the last year for pleasure 25.5 30 35.1
Gathered wild plants in the last year for own use or supplementary income 20.7 21 34.8
Gathered wild plants in the last year for pleasure 15.6 17.3 25.2
Hunted, fished or trapped in the last year for other reasons 7 4.9 23.8
Gathered wild plants in the last year for other reasons 7.1 5.6 13