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Igloolik

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Brian Fleming - SAO

Phone: 

867-934-8429

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-934-8228
Location

Region: 

  • North Baffin

Latitude: 

69.4°

Longitude: 

-81.8°
Statistics on weather and climate
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-32.00

February: 

-32.50

March: 

-28.40

April: 

-19.20

May: 

-8.40

June: 

1.30

July: 

7.30

August: 

4.90

September: 

-0.60

October: 

-9.20

November: 

-19.90

December: 

-27.20

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

10.75cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

0.74cm
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

65

Rental Housing: 

265

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

1 540

Population Growth: 

19.60%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

52.6

Female: 

47.4
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

41.00%

15 - 24: 

19.50%

25 - 34: 

15.30%

35 - 44: 

12.00%

45 - 54: 

6.50%

55 +: 

5.80%
Employment

Employment: 

43.60%

Unemployment: 

16.10%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

4.50%

Finance & Real Estate: 

3.40%

Resource Development: 

2.30%

Retail/Wholesale: 

15.90%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

6.80%

Other: 

69.70%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

16544

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

BreakwaterFloating Docks

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Ataguttaaluk Elementary School - K -7Ataguttaaluk High School 8-12

Post Secondary Training: 

Nunavut Arctic College Learning Centre
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

Income Support Office
Old Fire Hall
Cold Storage Buidlign
Hamlet Office
New Fire Hall
2 Bay Parking Garage
Community Wellness Center
3 Bay Parking Garage
3 Bay Maintenance Garage

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 248.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YGT
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory
Environmental Inventory

Resource Based Opportunities: 

Mining - Mary River

Mining - Roche Bay

Major Employers Inventory

Community Partners and Organizations: 

Arcticirque

Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Igloolik

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