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Qikiqtarjuak

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

David Grant

Phone: 

867-927-8832

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-927-8120
Location

Region: 

  • South Baffin

Latitude: 

67.5°

Longitude: 

-64.0°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-11.50
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-29.40

February: 

-30.70

March: 

-27.30

April: 

-15.50

May: 

-6.70

June: 

1.50

July: 

4.30

August: 

4.10

September: 

1.30

October: 

-5.40

November: 

-12.50

December: 

-21.40

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

6.83cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

0.00cm

Average Wind Speed: 

0.00km/h
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Mayor- Loasie Audlakiak
Deputy Mayor - Jacopie Newkingnak
Councillor - Meeka Newkingnak
Councillor - Jeannie Kooneeliusie
Councillor - Hannah Audlakiak
Councillor - Lootie P Kakudluk
Councillor - Meleah Nookiguak
Councillor - Saratina Kooneeliusie
Councillor - Olasie Kooneeliusie
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

25

Rental Housing: 

110
Land Availability

Commercial Land: 

60 755.00m²

Industrial Land: 

46 750.00m²

Private Land: 

246 250.00m²

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

473

Population Growth: 

-8.90%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.1

Female: 

48.9
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

30.90%

15 - 24: 

17.00%

25 - 34: 

16.00%

35 - 44: 

13.80%

45 - 54: 

10.60%

55 +: 

11.70%
Employment

Employment: 

42.40%

Unemployment: 

33.30%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

7.70%

Resource Development: 

7.70%

Retail/Wholesale: 

15.40%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

5.10%

Other: 

56.40%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

17,216

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

16.32km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

BreakwaterFloating Dock

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Inuksuit

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Learning Centre
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

4 Bay Garage
3 Bay garage
Steel Quanset Shed
Hamlet Office
Transportation and Public Works Building
2 Bay Parking Garage
Fire Hall - 2 Bay
Staff House #1
Staff House #2
Maintainer Shop

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 159.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YVM
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

No bank is located in Qikiqtarjuaq

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light financial services available at the Coop
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory
Environmental Inventory

Resource Based Opportunities: 

Fisheries

Major Employers Inventory

Community Partners and Organizations: 

Saputiit Elders Society

Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Qikiqtarjuaq

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