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Area of residence - Inuit Nunangat

Part A - Short definition:

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Part B - Detailed definition:

'Area of residence: Inuit Nunangat' refers to the four regions of Inuit Nunangat and 'outside Inuit Nunangat.'

Inuit Nunangat is the homeland of Inuit of Canada. It includes the communities located in the four Inuit regions: Nunatsiavut (Northern coastal Labrador), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), the territory of Nunavut and the Inuvialuit region of the Northwest Territories. These regions collectively encompass the area traditionally occupied by Inuit in Canada.

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Population in private households

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The standard classification for 'Area of residence: Inuit Nunangat' is:

  • Total – Area of residence: Inuit Nunangat
  • Inuit Nunangat
    • Nunatsiavut
    • Nunavik
    • Nunavut
    • Inuvialuit region
  • Outside Inuit Nunangat


For additional information on the collection and dissemination of Aboriginal data, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, National Household Survey, 2011, and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, National Household Survey, 2011.

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