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Gjoa Haven

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Senior Administrative Officer

Phone: 

867-360-6500

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-360-6163
Location

Region: 

  • Kitikmeot

Latitude: 

68 38'08.000" N

Longitude: 

95 51'01.000" W
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-22.86
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-31.20

February: 

-31.00

March: 

-24.80

April: 

-16.20

May: 

-5.90

June: 

4.40

July: 

12.20

August: 

8.70

September: 

2.00

October: 

-7.20

November: 

-19.30

December: 

-26.90

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

110.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

7.60cm

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

1 064

Population Growth: 

10.80%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.6

Female: 

48.4
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

38.50%

15 - 24: 

19.70%

25 - 34: 

15.00%

35 - 44: 

12.70%

45 - 54: 

7.00%

55 +: 

7.00%
Employment

Employment: 

43.90%

Unemployment: 

29.60%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

10.80%

Finance & Real Estate: 

2.70%

Hospitality: 

8.10%

Manufacturing: 

0.00%

Resource Development: 

0.00%

Retail/Wholesale: 

14.90%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

5.40%

Tourism & Cultural: 

0.00%

Transportation: 

0.00%

Other: 

31.10%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

41,600

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

7.50km

# of km of Paved Roads: 

0.00km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Quqshuun Illihakvik
Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 415.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YHK
Social Services

Social service: 

Alcoholics Anonymous
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Yes
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory
Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Gjoa Haven

All

Gjoa Haven

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