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Kimmirut

Last Updated: 

April, 2016

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Kapik Ikkidluak

Phone: 

867-939-2247

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-939-2045
Location

Region: 

  • South Baffin

Latitude: 

62°50′48″N

Longitude: 

69°52′07″W
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-1.70
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-16.60

February: 

-11.10

March: 

-15.70

April: 

-6.00

May: 

0.10

June: 

5.30

July: 

10.10

August: 

10.80

September: 

6.50

October: 

2.20

November: 

-1.10

December: 

-4.90

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

31.50cm
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Maliktoo Lyta - Mayor
Terry Pitsiulak- Deputy Mayor
Joe Arlooktoo - Councillor
Itee Temela - Councillor
Palanga Lyta- Councillor
Susie Onalik - Councillor
Donny Pitsiulak - Councillor
Pea Padluq - Councillor
Mialiralaa Judea - Councillor
Simeonie Akavak - Councillor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

20

Rental Housing: 

95

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

420

Population Growth: 

-5.10%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

54.2

Female: 

45.8
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

32.50%

15 - 24: 

20.50%

25 - 34: 

14.50%

35 - 44: 

14.50%

45 - 54: 

7.20%

55 +: 

9.60%
Employment

Employment: 

53.70%

Unemployment: 

16.70%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

5.90%

Resource Development: 

5.90%

Retail/Wholesale: 

14.70%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

5.90%

Other: 

55.80%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

15072

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing
Traditional sewing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

11.00km

# of km of Paved Roads: 

0.00km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

Breakwater

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Qaqqalik School K-12

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Learning Centre

Recreation Facilities: 

Tasilik Arena
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

Hamlet Office
Day Care Building
4 Bay Maintenance Garage
Fire Hall
3 Bay Parking Garage

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

579.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YLC
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Counselling
Katiniit Committee
Ajagutaq Committee - Suicide Prevention
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory
Environmental Inventory

Resource Based Opportunities: 

Mining- Beluga Saphires

Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Kimmirut

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Kimmirut

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