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Sanikiliuaq

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Brandon Clark

Phone: 

867-266-7912

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-266-7924
Location

Region: 

  • South Baffin

Latitude: 

56° 32' 0" North

Longitude: 

79° 14' 0" West
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-1.40
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-20.00

February: 

-20.00

March: 

-13.00

April: 

-4.00

May: 

4.00

June: 

10.00

July: 

15.00

August: 

14.00

September: 

10.00

October: 

4.00

November: 

-3.00

December: 

-14.00

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

10.10cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

3.92cm
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

35

Rental Housing: 

130

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

745

Population Growth: 

8.80%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.7

Female: 

48.3
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

39.60%

15 - 24: 

18.10%

25 - 34: 

12.80%

35 - 44: 

14.10%

45 - 54: 

6.70%

55 +: 

8.70%
Employment

Employment: 

45.60%

Unemployment: 

20.00%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

6.25%

Finance & Real Estate: 

4.20%

Manufacturing: 

4.20%

Retail/Wholesale: 

14.60%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

8.30%

Other: 

65.05%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

14,368

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Nuiyak School K-12

Post Secondary Training: 

Nunavut Arctic College
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

Maintenance Garage, Steel Quonset, Fire Hall, 3 Bay Parking Garage, Wellness Centre, Old Community Hall, Hamlet Office and Annex - Old, Steel Warehouse, Warehouse, 2 Bay Parking Garage

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 160.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YSK
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

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