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Iqaluit - City, Nunavut, Canada





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Population in 2011: 6,699
Population in 2006: 6,184
Population in 2001: 5,236

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

8.3%
Nunavut:

8.3%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

18.1%
Nunavut:

10.2%

Total private dwellings: 2,930
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,367
Land area (km2): 52.50


Iqaluit population and dwellings statistics

Notable people related to Iqaluit

Birthplace of:
  • Annabella Piugattuk
  • Michael Gilday (Sportsman)
Death place of:
  • Abe Okpik
  • Goo Arlooktoo (Politician)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

50,167 CAD
Nunavut:

26,848 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

44,885 CAD
Province:

20,982 CAD
Earnings and income details for Iqaluit

TV stations located in this city

  • CFFB-TV (Analog: 8 VHF)

Buildings located in Iqaluit

  • St. Jude's Cathedral
  • W.G. Brown Building/Astro Hill Complex
  • Legislative Building of Nunavut

Venues in Iqaluit

  • Arctic Winter Games Arena

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in Iqaluit

Airlines located in this city

  • Air Nunavut (ICAO: BFF)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Iqaluit

First official language spoken in Iqaluit

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

Colleges in this city

  • Akitsiraq Law School

Airports in this city

  • Iqaluit Airport (IATA: YFB, ICAO: CYFB)

Radio stations located in this city

  • CFFB
  • CKIQ-FM (99.9 MHz)
  • CFRT-FM (107.3 MHz)

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
Here:

78.1%
Province:

65.3%
Employment rate
Here:

71.9%
Nunavut:

55.2%
Unemployment rate
This city:

7.8%
Province:

15.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Iqaluit

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

30.1
Province:

24.1
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

76.2%
Province:

67.3%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Companies located in Iqaluit

  • Northern News Services Ltd.

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Iqaluit

Households types in Iqaluit

Average family income in this city in 2005

Iqaluit families and households characteristics

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 200
Here:

3.3%
Province:

1.4%
Male: 90
This city:

2.9%
Nunavut:

1.3%
Female: 115
This city:

3.8%
Nunavut:

1.6%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 3,650
Here:

60.0%
Nunavut:

85.0%
Male: 1,745
This city:

56.4%
Nunavut:

83.8%
Female: 1,910
Here:

63.9%
Province:

86.2%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,720
This city:

53.3%
Province:

53.4%
Male: 1,360
Here:

52.5%
Province:

52.2%
Female: 1,360
Here:

54.2%
Province:

54.8%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,380
This city:

46.7%
Nunavut:

46.6%
Male: 1,230
Here:

47.5%
Nunavut:

47.9%
Female: 1,150
Here:

45.8%
Province:

45.2%

This city - Married

Iqaluit - Not married

This city marital status details

Mobility status in 2006

Iqaluit - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

Iqaluit mobility details

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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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