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Table 1 Socio-economic demographic data for Iqaluit, based on the 2006 Census 1

From: The characteristics and experience of community food program users in arctic Canada: a case study from Iqaluit, Nunavut

Indicators Study Participants n (%) Iqaluit, Nunavut n(%)
Population (n) 94 6185
-Male 53 (56) 3175 (51)
-Female 41 (44) 3010 (49)
Reporting Inuit identity 91 (97) 3540 (58)
Age Group   
-18-24 yrs old 13 (14) 530 (9)
-25-34 yrs old 23 (25) 1215 (20)
-35-44 yrs old 26 (28) 1075 (17)
-45-54 yrs old 23 (25) 780 (13)
-55-64 yrs old 7 (7) 400 (6)
over 65 yrs old 2 (2) 135 (2)
Unemployment rate population over 15 yrs old 67 (72) 275 (8)
Source of income (all family types)2   
-Employment income 26% Data not available
-Government transfer payments 61% Data not available
-Other income sources 13% Data not available
Education (for population 15 yrs and over)   
-No certificate, diploma or degree 82 (87) 1615 (36)
-High school certificate or equivalent 3 (3) 775 (17)
-Higher education (trades, apprenticeship, college, university) 8 (9) 2140 (47)
  1. 1 Nunavut Bureau of Statistics. Census Data 2006. http://www.eia.gov.nu.ca/stats/census.html
  2. Accessed 12 September 2010.
  3. 2 Statistics Canada. Community Profiles 2006. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006. Accessed 12 September 2010.