Home >> Community >> Kugaaruk

Kugaaruk

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Beatrix Apsaktaun

Phone: 

867-769-6281

Fax: 

867-769-6069
Location

Region: 

  • Kitikmeot

Latitude: 

68 31' 59.07" N

Longitude: 

89 49' 39.06" W
Statistics on weather and climate
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-30.70

February: 

-30.00

March: 

-24.00

April: 

-14.70

May: 

-4.20

June: 

6.40

July: 

13.60

August: 

9.80

September: 

2.50

October: 

-6.30

November: 

-17.60

December: 

-24.70

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

150.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

11.60cm

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

688

Population Growth: 

13.70%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

52.3

Female: 

47.7
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

42.90%

15 - 24: 

19.60%

25 - 34: 

16.50%

35 - 44: 

13.10%

45 - 54: 

4.40%

55 +: 

5.80%
Employment

Employment: 

44.40%

Unemployment: 

21.30%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

13.60%

Finance & Real Estate: 

0.00%

Manufacturing: 

0.00%

Resource Development: 

6.80%

Retail/Wholesale: 

15.90%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

6.80%

Tourism & Cultural: 

0.00%

Transportation: 

0.00%

Other: 

27.20%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

36,992

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

10.06km

# of km of Paved Roads: 

0.00km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Kugaardjuq School
Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 524.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YBB
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Yes
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory
Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Kugaaruk

All

Kugaaruk

Community Profiles