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Wood Islands is a rural farming and fishing community located in southeastern Queens County, Prince Edward Island on the Northumberland Strait. It takes its name from several small forested islands, then located several hundred metres offshore in the Northumberland Strait. The community of Wood Islands falls within the larger PEI Township of Lot 62, which had a population in 2011 of 470 residents, a 13% decrease from the 2006 census count of 540. While the named islands are located on maps by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin: Karte Bellin, 1744: ‘I a Bova’ and Louis Franquet: Cartes Franquet, 1751: ‘Isle a Bois’, it was Samuel Johannes Holland who correctly surveyed and depicted the islands, about their basin. The 'European' settlement of Wood Islands began in 1803, but saw its most noted arrivals in 1807 with the arrival, after wintering in Pinette, of a large party of Scottish settlers from The Spencer.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Wood Islands, Canada. The nearest major city to Wood Islands is Halifax. Take a short trip from Wood Islands and set some time aside to explore the Halifax. Dotted with places like Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Of Canada, Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic; it will definitely be a good idea. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Wood Islands.

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Facts and Stats for Wood Islands*

  • Pollution Statistics in Wood Islands

    Know the pollution level of Wood Islands before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Wood Islands: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Wood Islands for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wood Islands.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.56 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.22 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.89 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.22 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.22 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.38 (Low)
  • Living in Wood Islands - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 69.21 (High)
    • Pollution Index 5.6 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.48 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.48 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Wood Islands

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wood Islands

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.95 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.51 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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