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Baker Lake - Hamlet, Nunavut, Canada





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Population in 2011: 1,872
Population in 2006: 1,728
Population in 2001: 1,507

2006 to 2011 population change
This hamlet:

8.3%
Province:

8.3%
2001 to 2006 population change
This hamlet:

14.7%
Nunavut:

10.2%

Total private houses: 629
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 507
Land area (km2): 182.22


This hamlet population and houses statistics

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 640
Here:

50.2%
Nunavut:

53.4%
Male: 320
Here:

48.1%
Nunavut:

52.2%
Female: 325
This hamlet:

53.3%
Nunavut:

54.8%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 635
This hamlet:

49.8%
Province:

46.6%
Male: 350
This hamlet:

52.6%
Nunavut:

47.9%
Female: 290
This hamlet:

47.5%
Nunavut:

45.2%

This hamlet - Married

This hamlet - Not married

Baker Lake marital status details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this hamlet

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

15,019 CAD
Nunavut:

26,848 CAD
Median income in 2005
This hamlet:

15,904 CAD
Nunavut:

20,982 CAD
Earnings and income details for Baker Lake

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Baker Lake

Households types in Baker Lake

Average family income in Baker Lake in 2005

This hamlet families and households characteristics

Federal Corporations In This Hamlet

  • NUNAVUT POWER CORPORATION (GN BUILDING #267 P.O. Box: 420, Directors: PETER Mackey, RON ROACH, SIMON MERKOSAK)
  • Ookpik Aviation Inc. (BAKER LAKE LODGE, P.O. BOX 239, Directors: BORIS KOTELEWETZ, DAN CHERKAS, ELIZABETH KOTELEWETZ)

Famous people related to Baker Lake

Birthplace of:
  • Jessie Oonark (Artist)
  • David Simailak (Politician)

Airports in Baker Lake

  • Baker Lake Airport (IATA: YBK, ICAO: CYBK)
  • Baker Lake Water Aerodrome

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Baker Lake

First official language spoken in this hamlet

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Baker Lake

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This hamlet:

22.8
Province:

24.1
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

68.3%
Province:

67.3%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Baker Lake

Companies located in Baker Lake

  • Qulliq Energy Corporation

Education

Education attainment in this hamlet

Major field of study

Education in this hamlet

Lakes in this hamlet

  • Qamanirjuaq Lake
  • Baker Lake

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 20
This hamlet:

1.2%
Province:

1.4%
Male: 10
Here:

1.1%
Province:

1.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,560
Here:

90.7%
Nunavut:

85.0%
Male: 810
Here:

90.5%
Nunavut:

83.8%
Female: 755
Here:

92.1%
Nunavut:

86.2%
This hamlet citizenship and immigration Details

Mobility status in 2006

This hamlet - Place of residence in 2005

This hamlet - Place of residence in 2001

Baker Lake mobility details

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this hamlet

Participation rate
This hamlet:

59.2%
Nunavut:

65.3%
Employment rate
Here:

48.0%
Nunavut:

55.2%
Unemployment rate
Here:

18.9%
Province:

15.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this hamlet

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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