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Chesterfield Inlet

Last Updated: 

November, 2012

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

David Kattegatsiak

Phone: 

867-898-9206

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-898-9108
Location

Region: 

  • Kivalliq

Latitude: 

63.3°

Longitude: 

-90.7°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-10.80

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

12.10cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

2.65cm
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Harry Aggark - Mayor
Jimmy Krako - Deputy Mayor
Joe Issaluk - Councillor
Louie Autut - Councillor
Roy Mullins - Councillor
Tony Amauyak - Councillor
Ben Putulik - Councillor
Valerie Ipkamerk - Councillor
Peter Kattegatsiak - Councillor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

20

Rental Housing: 

80
Land Availability

Private Land: 

112 056.00m²

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

332

Population Growth: 

-3.80%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

50

Female: 

50
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

36.60%

15 - 24: 

18.00%

25 - 34: 

18.00%

35 - 44: 

10.60%

45 - 54: 

7.60%

55 +: 

7.60%
Employment

Employment: 

65.10%

Unemployment: 

15.60%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

6.50%

Finance & Real Estate: 

6.50%

Retail/Wholesale: 

12.90%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

25.80%

Other: 

58.10%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

19,872

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

8.85km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

Floating DockCommunity Dock

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Victor Sammurtok School K-12

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Learning Centre
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

Community Complex/Gymnasium/Hamlet Office
3 Bay Garage
Maintenance Garage
Warehouse
Fire Hall
4 Bay Garage
3 Bedroom staff house - Blue

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 097.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YCS
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Alcoholics Anonymous
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

No banking services

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory
Environmental Inventory

Resource Based Opportunities: 

Mineral exploration at Josephine Lake - Shear Minerals

Sport fishing and hunting

Traditional Knowledge

Major Employers Inventory

Community Partners and Organizations: 

Chesterfield Inlet Development Corporation

Partnership Inventory

Major Employer: 

Pimakslirvik Corporation

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