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Table 20: Law Line Statistics: Location of Caller
Location of Caller 1999 – 2000 2000 – 2001 2001 – 2002
Yellowknife 188 166 118
Other NWT communities (total) 125 126 77
Aklavik 2 2 1
Arctic Red River - - 1
BHP Diamond Mine 1 1 -
Deline 6 1 -
Dettah 1 - -
Edzo 1 - -
Enterprise 1 - -
Fort Good Hope 4 6 2
Fort Liard 4 2 2
Fort McPherson - 2 2
Fort Providence 5 4 1
Fort Resolution 7 5 1
Fort Simpson 6 13 8
Fort Smith 14 16 14
Hay River 33 32 21
Holman Island 1 - -
Inuvik 23 23 11
Jean Marie River - - 1
Lutsel k'e - 1 -
Norman Wells 2 7 5
Rae 7 2 4
Rae Edzo - 2 -
Rae Lakes - 1 -
Tsiigehtchic - 1 -
Tuktoyaktuk 5 1 1
Tulita 1 1 1
Wha Ti 1 3 -
Wrigley - - 1
NWT unspecified 71 74 78
Nunavut 30 22 6
Other jurisdictions 9 14 12
Total 423 402 291

Notes:

  1. Source: Compiled from Law Line database.
  2. The number of callers for whom location was not recorded was 12 in 1999–2000, 5 in 2000–2001, and 0 in 2001–2002. The above totals are only for calls of known location.
  3. Data for 1999–2000 include formal service to what is now Nunavut. Nunavut now has its own Law Line, but the NWT line is sometimes used by Nunavut callers.
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