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Rankin Inlet - Hamlet, Nunavut, Canada





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Population in 2011: 2,266
Population in 2006: 2,358
Population in 2001: 2,177

2006 to 2011 population change
This hamlet -3.9%
Nunavut 8.3%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

8.3%
Nunavut:

10.2%

Total private houses: 708
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 626
Land area (km2): 20.24


Rankin Inlet population and houses statistics

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This hamlet:

25.4
Nunavut:

24.1
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

68.7%
Province:

67.3%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Rankin Inlet

Lakes located in Rankin Inlet

  • Qamanirjuaq Lake

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 60
Here:

2.6%
Province:

1.4%
Male: 30
This hamlet:

2.6%
Province:

1.3%
Female: 35
This hamlet:

3.0%
Province:

1.6%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,955
This hamlet:

83.5%
Nunavut:

85.0%
Male: 950
Here:

81.5%
Nunavut:

83.8%
Female: 1,000
This hamlet:

85.1%
Nunavut:

86.2%

Rankin Inlet Minority Population Characteristics

Rankin Inlet citizenship and immigration Details

Radio stations located in this hamlet

  • CBQR-FM (105.1 MHz)

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 920
This hamlet:

59.2%
Nunavut:

53.4%
Male: 465
This hamlet:

57.8%
Nunavut:

52.2%
Female: 455
Here:

61.1%
Nunavut:

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

40.8%
Province:

46.6%
Male: 340
This hamlet:

42.2%
Province:

47.9%
Female: 295
This hamlet:

39.6%
Nunavut:

45.2%

This hamlet - Married

Rankin Inlet - Not married

Rankin Inlet marital status details

Government agencies located in this hamlet

  • Elections Nunavut

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Rankin Inlet

Households types in this hamlet

Average family income in Rankin Inlet in 2005

Rankin Inlet families and households characteristics

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Rankin Inlet

Participation rate
This hamlet:

71.7%
Province:

65.3%
Employment rate
This hamlet:

64.3%
Province:

55.2%
Unemployment rate
This hamlet:

10.2%
Nunavut:

15.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this hamlet

Famous people related to this hamlet

Birthplace of:
  • Hunter Tootoo (Politician)
  • Lorne Kusugak (Politician)
  • Nellie T. Kusugak (Politician)

Companies in this hamlet

  • Nunavut Liquor Commission
  • Northern News Services Ltd.

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Rankin Inlet

First official language spoken in Rankin Inlet

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Rankin Inlet

Mobility status in 2006

Rankin Inlet - Place of residence in 2005

Rankin Inlet - Place of residence in 2001

This hamlet mobility details

Federal Corporations In This Hamlet

  • Atuqtuarvik Corporation (OOMILIK BUILDING, #2, Directors: CELINE NINGARK, DENNIS LYALL, MALACHI ARREAK, MICKEY AKAVAK, RUTH NIPTANATIAK-WILCOX, SAKIASIE SOWDLOOAPIK, WILLIAM BEVERIDGE)
  • Sakku Technical Services Limited (41-4 SIVULLIQ AVENUE, BOX 188, Directors: GEORGE KUKSUK)
  • Keewatin Infrastructure Development Corporation (P.O. Box:328, Directors: BROCK JUNKIN, NORMA LEFURGEY, TIFFANY HALSTEAD)
  • SIFEC NORTH INC. (P.O. BOX 556, Directors: CARL FAUTEUX, CARL GUY FAUTEUX, GUY FAUTEUX, RHEA FAUTEUX)
  • KIVALLIQ TIRE MINE SERVICE LTD. (#41 - 4th Avenue, Box 188, Directors: David Kritterdlik, Garry Paulson, Ken Huntingford, Patrick Tagoona, Solomon Nakoolak)
  • INGIRRAJJUTIIT CORPORATION (41-4 Sivulliq Avenue, Box 188, Directors: DAVID KRITTERDLIK, HARRY TOWTONGIE, KONO TATTUINEE)
  • SAKKU FIRST AVIATION LIMITED (Box 188 41-4 Sivulliq Avenue, Directors: GEORGE KUKSUK, Johnny Adams, PATRICK TAGOONA, SCOTT BATEMAN, Solomon Nakoolak)
  • NUNAVUT HARVESTERS ASSOCIATION (15 - 2ND STREET, P.O. Box:249, Directors: BERT DEAN, BRIAN SCHINDEL, BRIAN ZAWADSKI, GABRIEL NIRLUNGAYUK)
  • NUNAMI HELICOPTER TRANSPORT CORPORATION (41 - 4th Avenue, Directors: David Kritterdlik, Harry Towtongie, Kono Tattuinee, Luc Pilon, Michael Lavoy)
  • SAKKU PROPERTIES LTD. (41-4 Sivulliq Avenue, Box 188, Directors: DAVID KRITTERDLIK, DAVID NINGEONGAN, DONNA ADAMS, GEORGE KUKSUK, HARRY TOWTONGIE, KONO TATTUINEE, SOLOMON NAKOOLAK, THOMAS UBLURIAK)
  • 6130518 CANADA CORPORATION (41-4 Sivulliq Avenue, Box 188, Directors: CHARLIE LYALL, PATRICK TAGOONA, PETER TATTY)
  • SAKKU DRUGS LTD. (41-4 Sivulliq Avenue, Box 188, Directors: GEORGE KUKSUK, JOSS MARCH, THOM SAMMURTOK)
  • Kivalliq Drilling Inc. (67 Nippiq Street, Box 983, Directors: JOEFFREY KALUDJAK)
  • QAAQTUQ INCORPORATED (24 Sivulliq Avenue, P.O. Box 188, Directors: GEORGE KUKSUK, HARRY TOWTONGIE, PATRICK TAGOONA)
  • Sakku Investments Corporation (41-4 SIVULLIQ AVENUE, BOX 188, Directors: DAVID KRITTERDLIK, DAVID NINGEONGAN, DONNA ADAMS, GEORGE KUKSUK, HARRY TOWTONGIE, KONO TATTUINEE, SOLOMON NAKOOLAK, THOMAS UBLURIAK)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this hamlet

Median earnings in 2005
This hamlet:

32,736 CAD
Nunavut:

26,848 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

26,389 CAD
Province:

20,982 CAD
Earnings and income details for Rankin Inlet

Airports located in Rankin Inlet

  • Rankin Inlet Airport (IATA: YRT, ICAO: CYRT)

Education

Education attainment in this hamlet

Major field of study

Education in Rankin Inlet

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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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