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Rankin Inlet

Last Updated: 

June, 2014

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information
Location

Region: 

  • Kivalliq

Latitude: 

62.8°

Longitude: 

-92.1°
Statistics on weather and climate

Average Yearly Temperature: 

-15
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Robert Janes, Mayor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

205

Rental Housing: 

450

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

2 717

Population Growth: 

8.30%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

49.8

Female: 

50.2
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

32.60%

15 - 24: 

18.20%

25 - 34: 

15.70%

35 - 44: 

14.20%

45 - 54: 

10.60%

55 +: 

8.30%
Employment

Employment: 

64.30%

Unemployment: 

10.20%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

6.40%

Finance & Real Estate: 

4.10%

Manufacturing: 

1.40%

Resource Development: 

2.30%

Retail/Wholesale: 

10.60%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

11.40%

Other: 

63.50%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

24,576

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting
Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

Communications: 

  • Cell
  • Internet
  • Landlines

Water/Sewage: 

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Learning Centre, Nunavut Trades School
Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 829.00m

Runway type: 

  • Paved

Airport Code: 

YRT
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

CIBC, Royal Bank

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

All

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