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Nunavik makes up the northern part of the province of Quebec. It was the first Inuit region in Canada to sign a Land Claims Agreement with the Government of Canada. The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement was signed in 1975. There are 14 communities in the region. Of a total population of 12,090 in Nunavik,10,750 (88.9%) are Inuit. Nunavik means 'Place to Live'.
Inuit in Nunavik are represented by Makivik Corporation.
|Inuit Population, 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey||Total Population, 2011 Census*||Total Population, 2006 Census*||Population, % change|
*Please note figures are for total population, which includes 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.