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Bureau of Statistics
 

Current Indicators
 
Upcoming Releases
       
  Population
Sep 28, 2016
 
  GDP
Nov 2016
 
  Investment
Feb 2017
 
  Consumer Price Index
Aug 19, 2016
 
  Labour Force Survey
Aug 5, 2016
 
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Jul 28, 2016
 
  Retail Trade
Aug 19, 2016
 
  Wholesale Trade
Aug 22, 2016
 
       
Population
44,340
Apr 2016
 
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
3,849
2015
 
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
1.7%
Jun 2016
 
Employment Rate
70.2%
Jun 2016
 
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
1,484
Apr 2016
 
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
-7.9%
May 2016
 
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
-12.1%
May 2016
 
       
 
 
2016 Census
Data Release Schedule
 
Feb 8, 2017Population and dwelling counts
May 3, 2017 Age and sex   &   Types of dwellings
Aug 2, 2017 Familes, households and marital status   &   Language
Sep 13, 2017Income
Oct 25, 2017 Housing   &   Aboriginal peoples
Nov 29, 2017 Education   &   Labour
 
 
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What's New

 

Consumer Price Index - June 2016 (07/22/2016)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in June rose 0.9% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.5% for Canada, 1.6% for Edmonton, and 1.2% for Whitehorse and 2.2% for Iqaluit.
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Labour Force Survey - June 2016 (07/08/2016)
In June 2016, Statistics Canada estimated that 22,900 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This represents an employment rate of 70.2%. Nationally, Canadaís employment rate was 61.5%. Since June 2015, employment in the NWT increased by 3.2% or 700 persons.
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NWT Population - April 2016 (06/16/2016)
On April 1, 2016 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,340 people were living in the Northwest Territories, an increase of 0.4% from the previous year. At the national level, Canada's population increased by 1.1% between April 1, 2015 and April 1, 2016. All other provinces and territories also experienced positive growth.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2015 Preliminary (05/12/2016)
Today, Statistics Canada released initial 2015 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry. Between 2014 and 2015, GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 2.5%, the second highest growth among provinces and territories.
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2016 Private and Public Capital Expenditures (05/10/2016)
Statistics Canada has released 2016 investment intentions for private and public capital expenditures for Canada, the provinces and the territories. Compared to 2015, overall 2016 capital expenditures for the Northwest Territories are expected to decrease by 20.3%, to $1,216.4 million. This total is comprised of $646.6 million in private investment and $479.8 million in public investment.
full release

2012 Death Data (01/29/2016)
Updated statistics based on information released December 10, 2015 are now available.
Vital Statistics Tables