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International Inuit Day is November 7! In total, approximately 155,000 Inuit live across Canada, Greenland, Alaska and Russia.

Three-quarters of Inuit in Canada live in 53 communities in the northern regions of Canada called Inuit Nunangat. Inuit Nunangat is comprised of four regions: Inuvialuit (NWT and Yukon), Nunavut, Nunavik (Northern Quebec) and Nunatsiavut (Labrador). Approximately 43,455 Inuit live in these regions:

Urban Inuit are the fastest growing and youngest urban Aboriginal group. According to the 2011 National Household Survey, about 15,985 live outside of Inuit Nunangat, with 7,095 residing in Canada's cities. As of 2011, the urban centres with the largest Inuit populations are Edmonton (1,115), Montreal (900), Ottawa (735), Yellowknife (735) and St. John's (680).

Want to know more about Inuit Health? Read the Aboriginal Peoples Survey 2012 here.

Doing a project on Aboriginal populations? Browse through our Data By Theme: Aboriginal Peoples for data tables.