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Whale Cove

Last Updated: 

February, 2016

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Natasha Nipisar

Phone: 

867-896-9961

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-896-9109
Location

Region: 

  • Kivalliq

Latitude: 

62.2°

Longitude: 

-92.6°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-10.20
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-31.00

February: 

-29.00

March: 

-23.70

April: 

-14.80

May: 

-5.10

June: 

3.50

July: 

9.70

August: 

9.50

September: 

4.10

October: 

-4.10

November: 

-16.60

December: 

-24.70

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

15.40cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

3.10cm

Average Wind Speed: 

20.25km/h
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Stanley Adjuk Mayor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

20

Rental Housing: 

65

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

353

Population Growth: 

15.70%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

52.9

Female: 

47.1
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

41.40%

15 - 24: 

18.60%

25 - 34: 

12.90%

35 - 44: 

14.30%

45 - 54: 

4.30%

55 +: 

10.00%
Employment

Employment: 

42.90%

Unemployment: 

10.00%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

10.00%

Resource Development: 

10.00%

Retail/Wholesale: 

10.00%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

10.00%

Other: 

60.00%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

16352

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Inuglak School K-12
Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 339.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YXN
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
Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Hamlet of Whale Cove

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Whale Cove

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