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Iqaluit

Last Updated: 

August, 2013

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • French
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Joamie Eegeesiak

Phone: 

867-979-6363 ext 230

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-979-6383
Location

Region: 

  • South Baffin

Latitude: 

63°44'N

Longitude: 

68°31'W
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-9.50

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

43.30cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

19.20cm

Average Wind Speed: 

15.30km/h
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

John Graham - Mayor
Mary Wilman - Deputy Mayor
Mark Morrissey - Councillor
Vacant - Councillor
Romeyn Stevenson - Councillor
Joanasie Akumalik - Councillor
Simon Nattaq - Councillor
Terry Dobbin - Councillor
Kenny Bell - Councillor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

480

Rental Housing: 

1,595

Commercial Space: 

60.4
Land Availability

Commercial Land: 

60.40m²

Industrial Land: 

146.40m²

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

6 185

Population Growth: 

18.10%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

51.3

Female: 

48.7
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

25.10%

15 - 24: 

16.80%

25 - 34: 

19.60%

35 - 44: 

17.30%

45 - 54: 

12.60%

55 +: 

8.60%
Employment

Employment: 

71.90%

Unemployment: 

7.80%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

5.80%

Finance & Real Estate: 

3.50%

Manufacturing: 

0.72%

Resource Development: 

2.20%

Retail/Wholesale: 

8.10%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

8.90%

Other: 

70.80%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

44,885

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing
Arts and Crafts

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Cell
  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

Breakwater

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Nakasuk School - Elementary - K to 5

Post Secondary Training: 

Nunavut Arctic College - Nunatta Campus and Old Residence
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

AWG Arena Complex

of Garages

Arnaitok Arena/City Hall/Firehall

Airport

International Airport: 

International Airport

Max Length of Runway: 

2 621.28m

Runway type: 

  • Paved

Airport Code: 

YFB
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Alcoholics Anonymous
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

Royal bank, CIBC, First Nations Bank
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

Business

Business Inventory

Businesses: 

Environmental Inventory

Resource Based Opportunities: 

Peregrine - Diamonds

Baffinland - Iron Ore

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