World Population

Nunavut Population

Nunavut is the largest and northernmost territory of Canada, that stretches across most of the Canadian Arctic, Greenland lies to the east of the Nunavut, and Quebec adjoins it to the southeast across Hudson Strait and the northeastern arm of Hudson Bay. Its only land boundaries are with Manitoba to the south and the Northwest Territories to the southwest and west. According to statcan, Nunavut population in 2021 is estimated to be 39,536, ranks twelfth populous territory, covers area of 2,038,722 sq. km. (787,155 sq mi), and area rank is first in provinces of Canada. Nunavut comprises a major portion of Northern Canada and most of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Created in 1999 out of the eastern portion of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut is the traditional lands of the Inuit, of the indigenous peoples of Arctic Canada. Nunavut means Our Land in Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit.

Population percentage change from 2011 to 2016 is 12.7, According to 2016 Census, the population of Nunavut is 35,944, an increase of 4000 from the previous 2011 census of 31,906. Total Nunavut private dwellings are 11,433, Average household size is 3.6. Average age of the population is 27.7 and Median age of the population is 25.1. 32,065 speak English only, 60 speak French only, 1,520 speak English and French and 2,045 speak neither English nor French. According to 2016 Census data 35,285 are Canadian citizens, out of these 13,480 Canadian citizens aged under 18, 21,805 are Canadian citizens aged 18 and over and 295 are Not Canadian citizens.


Ethnic groups

People up to third generation are officially termed as non-immigrants and thereon the people inflow is termed as immigrants. Below table indicates Ontario immigration numbers per year:

ImmigrantsPopulationMaleFemale
People as on 2016Population
Non-immigrants - Locals34,605
Immigrants
920
Before 1981155
1981 to 1990100
1991 to 2000165
2001 to 2010335
2001 to 2005160
2006 to 2010175
2011 to 2016165
Non-permanent residents55
The Nunavut state officially categorizes its population into six groups, they are Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, African American, European Whites, Asian, and Native Hawaiian. Below table is the Immigrants by selected place of birth:
Place of BirthPopulation
By NationalityImmigration Population
Americas160
Jamaica25
Peru10
Trinidad and Tobago10
United States65
Other places of birth in Americas45
Europe195
Germany20
Hungary10
Italy10
Netherlands10
Poland15
Portugal10
Romania10
Russian Federation10
Serbia10
United Kingdom75
Other places of birth in Europe25
Africa190
Ethiopia20
Nigeria30
Somalia10
South Africa, Republic of15
Other places of birth in Africa100
Asia370
Bangladesh25
China20
Hong Kong10
India30
Iran10
Japan10
Korea, South10
Lebanon15
Pakistan30
Philippines185
Sri Lanka10
Other places of birth in Asia35
Ethnic population
Place of BirthPopulation
EthnicPopulation
North American Aboriginal origins30420
First Nations (North American Indian)690
Inuit29950
Métis185
Other North American origins1820
Acadian105
American235
Canadian1305
New Brunswicker10
Newfoundlander125
Nova Scotian10
Québécois50
European origins8320
British Isles origins5815
English1625
Irish1745
Scottish3265
Welsh155
British Isles origins355
French origins1485
Breton10
French1480
Western European origins (except French origins)975
Austrian35
Belgian30
Dutch190
German745
Swiss15
Western European origins, n.i.e.10
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)675
Danish295
Finnish50
Icelandic30
Norwegian150
Swedish120
Northern European origins, n.i.e.85
Eastern European origins520
Czech10
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.10
Hungarian50
Latvian10
Polish140
Romanian20
Russian100
Slovak20
Ukrainian195
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.30
Southern European origins415
Croatian10
Greek20
Italian180
Portuguese115
Serbian10
Spanish75
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.10
Other European origins345
Basque10
Jewish30
Other European origins, n.i.e.305
Caribbean origins95
Barbadian10
Dominican10
Grenadian10
Haitian10
Jamaican35
Puerto Rican10
Trinidadian/Tobagonian10
West Indian, n.o.s.15
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.10
Latin, Central and South American origins65
Brazilian10
Ecuadorian10
Guyanese10
Hispanic10
Mexican10
Peruvian10
Salvadorean10
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.10
African origins465
Central and West African origins70
Ashanti10
Cameroonian15
Ghanaian10
Nigerian20
Senegalese10
Yoruba15
North African origins25
Egyptian10
Moroccan10
Southern and East African origins85
Bantu, n.o.s.10
Eritrean10
Ethiopian30
Somali10
Zimbabwean20
Zulu10
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.10
Other African origins285
Black, n.o.s.50
Other African origins, n.i.e.240
Asian origins615
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins95
Afghan10
Arab, n.o.s.10
Iranian20
Iraqi10
Jordanian10
Lebanese40
Syrian10
Turk15
South Asian origins130
Bangladeshi15
Bengali10
East Indian65
Pakistani15
Sri Lankan15
Tamil10
South Asian origins, n.i.e.15
East and Southeast Asian origins385
Cambodian (Khmer)10
Chinese120
Filipino245
Japanese10
Korean15
Malaysian10
Singaporean10
Other Asian origins10
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.10
Oceania origins15


Languages

Language spoken at Home

Language Spoken at HomePopulation
English16,685
French345
Non-official languages18,055
Aboriginal languages17,735
Algonquian languages5
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages5
Ojibway5
Inuit languages17,730
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun)105
Inuktitut17,600
Inuit languages, n.i.e.25
Non-Aboriginal languages315
Afro-Asiatic languages30
Semitic languages25
Amharic15
Arabic15
Austronesian languages120
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)115
Dravidian languages10
Tamil15
Telugu0
Indo-European languages85
Balto-Slavic languages10
Slavic languages10
Ukrainian5
Germanic languages5
Dutch5
Indo-Aryan languages45
Bengali20
Gujarati5
Punjabi (Panjabi)5
Urdu15
Persian (Farsi)5
Italic (Romance) languages25
Italian5
Spanish20
Niger-Congo languages15
Akan (Twi)5
Igbo5
Shona5
Sign languages30
American Sign Language5
Sino-Tibetan languages15
Chinese languages15
Cantonese5


Age GroupTotalMaleFemale
0 to 4 years4,1602,1302,025
5 to 9 years4,1152,1301,985
10 to 14 years3,4151,7201,695
15 to 19 years3,1401,6001,540
20 to 24 years3,0451,5351,510
25 to 29 years3,1901,6101,580
30 to 34 years2,8201,3901,425
35 to 39 years2,3901,2101,180
40 to 44 years2,0301,065965
45 to 49 years2,0651,0551,010
50 to 54 years1,845955890
55 to 59 years1,405750655
60 to 64 years970535435
65 to 69 years655345310
70 to 74 years345185160
75 to 79 years210110100
80 to 84 years1005055
85 to 89 years401525
90 to 94 years5105
95 to 99 years550


Income Distribution

Income Levels in 2015Population
Without total income1,495
With total income22,435
Percentage with total income93.8
Under $10,000 (including loss)5,320
$10,000 to $19,9993,345
$20,000 to $29,9992,610
$30,000 to $39,9991,805
$40,000 to $49,9991,190
$50,000 to $59,999810
$60,000 to $69,999730
$70,000 to $79,999735
$80,000 to $89,999820
$90,000 to $99,999835
$100,000 and over4,230
$100,000 to $149,9993,220
$150,000 and over1,010

Reference:
Statcan


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