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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Mar 16, 2016
Apr 2016
Apr 20, 2016
  Consumer Price Index
Feb 19, 2016
  Labour Force Survey
Mar 11, 2016
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Feb 23, 2016
  Retail Trade
Feb 22, 2016
  Wholesale Trade
Feb 20, 2016
Oct 2015
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Dec 2015
Employment Rate
Jan 2016
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Nov 2015
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Nov 2015
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Nov 2015
What's New


Labour Force Survey - January 2016(02/05/2016)
Statistics Canada estimates that, in January 2016, out of 32,100 residents 15 years of age and older 24,400 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories, representing an employment rate of 68.8%. Among provinces and territories, the Northwest Territories had the highest employment rate followed by Yukon and Alberta. Nationally, Canada's employment rate was 60.0%.
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2012 Death Data (01/29/2016)
Updated statistics based on information released December 10, 2015 are now available.
Vital Statistics Tables

Consumer Price Index - December 2015 (01/22/2016)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in December rose 1.5% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.6% for Canada, 1.6% for Edmonton, and 0.8% in Whitehorse.
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Quarterly Population Estimates - October 2015 (12/16/2015)
On October 1, 2015 Statistics Canada estimated the population of the Northwest Territories to be 44,253 persons, an increase of 0.3% from one year ago. By comparison, Canada's population grew by 0.9% over the same period.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2014 Final (11/10/2015)
Today, Statistics Canada released initial 2014 estimates of income and expenditure accounts and revised 2014 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry for Canada, the provinces and territories. In 2014, the chained dollar GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 5.8%, the highest among all provinces and territories.
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2015 Private and Public Capital Expenditures (07/06/2015)
Statistics Canada has released 2015 investment intentions for private and public capital expenditures for Canada, the provinces and territories. Compared to 2014, overall 2015 capital expenditures for the Northwest Territories are expected to increase by 26.0%, to $1,385.7 million.
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