Businesses in Yellowknife


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 14.8%
 Professional Services: 13.6%
 Industry: 10.4%
 Hotels & Travel: 9.4%
 Home Services: 8%
 Community & Government: 6.7%
 Restaurants: 6.4%
 Other: 30.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair2523.5 years4.11.3
Gas stations1923.4 years3.91.0
Beauty salons1821.7 years4.50.9
Hairdressers1821.8 years4.10.9
Public administration11923.1 years4.06.0
Social work2223.1 years4.81.1
Education other2126.1 years4.11.1
Secondary education2227 years3.71.1
Loan companies3823.1 years3.81.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets2623.5 years3.91.3
Apartments1825.2 years3.10.9
General contractors7523 years4.13.8
Other construction2523.1 years4.21.3
Real estate4223.1 years3.52.1
Hotels and motels3023.4 years3.81.5
Other accommodation3723.3 years3.91.9
Travel agencies2325.3 years4.31.2
All membership organizations2827.3 years4.31.4
Construction of buildings6423.4 years4.33.2
Other membership organizations4026.1 years4.62.0
Wholesale of machinery2321.6 years4.21.2
Health and medical3823.8 years4.01.9
Accountants2127.2 years2.81.1
Corporate management4123.3 years3.72.1
Lawyers legal3424.3 years3.51.7
Technical construction services3024 years3.91.5
Churches2221.9 years4.61.1
Bars, pubs and taverns2423.4 years4.01.2
Cafes1722.8 years4.10.9
Clothing stores2123.9 years4.21.1
Electronics stores2423.3 years4.11.2
Gifts, cards and party supplies2223.2 years4.51.1
Hardware stores2622.7 years3.81.3
Office supplies and stationery stores3326.7 years4.51.7
Shopping other3424.9 years3.61.7
Public parks174.50.9
Area of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories136.2 km²
Male Population10,020 (50.4%)
Female Population9,865 (49.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +13.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +2.4%
Median Age32.7
Male Median Age32.7
Female Median Age32.8
Area Codes867
NeighborhoodsRange Lake
Local TimeSunday 7:15 PM
TimezoneMountain Standard Time
FacebookFacebook Profile
Lat & Lng62.456° / -114.35255°
Postal CodesX1A

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - Map

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density128.8 / km²139.0 / km²142.6 / km²146.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Yellowknife Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories+13.4%+5%+2.4%
Northwest Territories+2.1%-1.4%-1.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Median Age

Median Age: 32.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories32.7 years32.8 years32.7 years
Northwest Territories32 years31.8 years32.1 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 57657451,510
85 Plus163147
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Population Density

Population Density: 146.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories19,885136.2 km²146.0 / km²
Northwest Territories42,4611,615,684.8 km²0.03 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

 Inexpensive: 38.5%
 Moderate: 28.8%
 Expensive: 16.3%
 Very Expensive: 16.3%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories391,450 t19.7 t2,873 t/km²
Northwest Territories544,349 t12.8 t0.34 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)391,450 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita19.7 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,873 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Yellowknife /ˈjɛloʊnaɪf/ (2011 population: 19,234) is the capital city and largest community of the Northwest Territories (NT or NWT), Canada. It is located on the northern shore of Great Slave Lake, approximately 400 km (250 mi) south of the Arctic ..  ︎  Yellowknife Wikipedia Page

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