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Arviat

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • French
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Keith Collier

Phone: 

867-857-2941

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-857-2519
Location

Region: 

  • Kivalliq

Latitude: 

61.12862

Longitude: 

-94.05946
Statistics on weather and climate
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-30.10

February: 

-28.10

March: 

-23.40

April: 

-14.40

May: 

-4.00

June: 

4.20

July: 

10.80

August: 

10.70

September: 

4.50

October: 

-3.80

November: 

-16.30

December: 

-25.20

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

107.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

16.20cm

Average Wind Speed: 

22.00km/h
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Bob Leonard, Mayor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

140 private homes

Rental Housing: 

380 rental housing units

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

2 860

Population Growth: 

8.50%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

48.5

Female: 

51.5
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

40.10%

15 - 24: 

19.90%

25 - 34: 

15.10%

35 - 44: 

11.70%

45 - 54: 

6.60%

55 +: 

6.90%
Employment

Employment: 

43.30%

Unemployment: 

13.30%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

7.70%

Finance & Real Estate: 

6.80%

Resource Development: 

1.70%

Retail/Wholesale: 

17.10%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

10.30%

Other: 

55.50%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

15,200

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Cell
  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Levi Angmak Elementary, Qitiqliq Middle School, John Arnalukjuak High School

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Learning Centre
Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 221.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YEK
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Alcoholics Anonymous
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered by the Coop & Northern Store
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

All

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