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Baker Lake

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • French
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information
Location

Region: 

  • Kivalliq

Latitude: 

64.3°

Longitude: 

-96.1°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-11.80
Average Monthly Temperature

January: 

-32.30

February: 

-31.50

March: 

-27.20

April: 

-17.40

May: 

-5.80

June: 

4.90

July: 

11.40

August: 

9.50

September: 

2.60

October: 

-7.50

November: 

-20.10

December: 

-28.40

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

128.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

27.00cm

Average Wind Speed: 

20.40km/h
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Mayor David Aksawnee
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

90 private homes

Rental Housing: 

360 rental homes

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

1 728

Population Growth: 

14.70%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.7

Female: 

48.3
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

35.00%

15 - 24: 

19.10%

25 - 34: 

13.60%

35 - 44: 

14.70%

45 - 54: 

8.40%

55 +: 

9.30%
Employment

Employment: 

48.00%

Unemployment: 

18.90%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

6.50%

Finance & Real Estate: 

3.30%

Manufacturing: 

1.60%

Resource Development: 

7.30%

Retail/Wholesale: 

17.80%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

9.80%

Other: 

52.80%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

15,904

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Rachel Arngnammaktiq Elementary School Grades K-5

Post Secondary Training: 

Nunavut Arctic College Learning Centre
Airport

International Airport: 

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YBK
Social Services

Social service: 

Alcoholics Anonymous
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered by the Coop
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

All

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