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Current Indicators
 
Upcoming Releases
       
  Population
Oct, 2014
 
  GDP
Nov, 2014
 
  Investment
Feb, 2015
 
  Consumer Price Index
Aug 22, 2014
 
  Labour Force Survey
Sep 5, 2014
 
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Aug 28, 2014
 
  Retail Trade
Aug 22, 2014
 
  Wholesale Trade
Aug 20, 2014
 
       
Population
43,459
Apr 2014
 
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
3,537
2013
 
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
1.8%
Jun 2014
 
Employment Rate
69.8%
July 2014
 
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
1,353
May 2014
 
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
7.7%
May 2014
 
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
4.9%
May 2014
 
       
2014 NWT Community Survey
Survey operations for the 2014 NWT Community Survey are now finished. The NWT Bureau of Statistics would like to extend a huge thanks to those who completed the survey. The responses provide valuable information on labour force characteristics, housing needs and traditional activities at a community level. Survey results will be available in the fall. For more information call the Bureau at (867) 873-7147.
What's New

 

July Labour Force Survey (08/08/2014)
In July 2014, Statistics Canada estimates that 22,200 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories representing an employment rate of 69.8%. Nationally, Canada's employment rate rose from 61.9% last month to 62.4% in June.
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Consumer Price Index - June 2014 (07/18/2014)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index rose 1.8% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 2.4% for Canada, 1.6% for Edmonton and 1.0% for Whitehorse.
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Quarterly Population Estimates - April 2014 (06/18/2014)
On April 1, 2014 Statistics Canada estimated that 43,459 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a decrease of 0.3% from the previous year. By comparison, Canada's population increased by 1.1% over the same period.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2013 Preliminary (04/29/2014)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicate that in 2013 real GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 1.9%, compared to the previous year. This is the second year in a row where the growth rate was positive for the territory.
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2014 Private and Public Capital Expenditures (02/26/2014)
Statistics Canada has released 2014 investment intentions for private and public capital expenditures for Canada, the provinces and territories. Compared to 2013, overall 2014 capital expenditures for the Northwest Territories are expected to decrease by 5.9%, to $1,415.5 million. This total is comprised of $1,159.2 million in private investment and $255.3 million in public investment.
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2011 National Household Survey - Education and Labour Market (06/26/2013)
Today, Statistics Canada released information on education and labour market activity from the 2011 National Household Survey. In 2011, the Northwest Territories (NWT) had the second highest participation rate (75.4%) and the third highest employment rate (66.8%) amongst all provinces and territories.
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2011 Census - Languages (10/26/2012)
Recently, Statistics Canada released information on languages from the 2011 Census. While Canada has two official languages, English & French, the Northwest Territories has 11 official languages; the Census is an important tool to gauge the vitality of these languages.
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