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Repulse Bay

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Kevin Tegumiar

Phone: 

867-462-4101

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-462-4144
Location

Region: 

  • Kivalliq

Latitude: 

66.5°

Longitude: 

-86.2°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-12.50
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-31.20

February: 

-31.70

March: 

-26.70

April: 

-17.80

May: 

-7.20

June: 

3.30

July: 

8.60

August: 

6.40

September: 

0.60

October: 

-8.70

November: 

-19.30

December: 

-26.10

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

13.75cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

1.78cm

Average Wind Speed: 

19.60km/h
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

25

Rental Housing: 

115

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

748

Population Growth: 

22.20%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.6

Female: 

48.3
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

39.60%

15 - 24: 

23.50%

25 - 34: 

13.40%

35 - 44: 

10.70%

45 - 54: 

6.70%

55 +: 

4.00%
Employment

Employment: 

40.00%

Unemployment: 

34.50%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

6.50%

Finance & Real Estate: 

4.30%

Resource Development: 

6.50%

Retail/Wholesale: 

15.20%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

8.70%

Other: 

60.90%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

10912

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

13.00km

# of km of Paved Roads: 

0.00km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

Floating Dock

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Tusarvik School K - 12

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Learning Centre
Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 036.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YUT
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Counselling
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 - North Country Gold Corporation - Committee Bay

Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Repulse Bay

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Repulse Bay

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