Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR)

   

Inuvik, Northwest Territories in January 2011. Photo credit Karen Kelley.

 

The Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) is located in the northwest corner of the Northwest Territories. The Inuvialuit Final Agreement was signed on June 5, 1984. The ISR is the homeland of the Inuvialuit and encompasses six communities. Of the 5,777 people living in the ISR, 3,310 (57.3%) are Inuit.   

Inuvialuit, Inuit of the region, are represented through the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation.

  Inuit Population, 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey  Total Population, 2011 Census* Total Population, 2006 Census* Population, % change
Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) 3,310 5,777 5,762 1.0
Aklavik   633 594 6.6
Inuvik   3,463 3,484 -0.6
Paulatuk   313 294 6.5
Sachs Harbour   112 122 -8.2
Tuktoyaktuk   854 870 -1.8
Ulukhaktok   402 398 1.0
         
Northwest Territories 4,335 41,462 41,464 1.0
Yellowknife 740      
Yukon 180      
Whitehorse 145      

*Please note that figures are for the total population, including both Inuit and non-Inuit residents.

Source: Statistics Canada. 2012. Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census  subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (table). Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011002. Released February 8, 2012.