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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Dec 2015
Apr 2016
Feb 2016
  Consumer Price Index
Dec 18, 2015
  Labour Force Survey
Dec 2, 2015
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Nov 26, 2015
  Retail Trade
Nov 20, 2015
  Wholesale Trade
Dec 20, 2015
Jul 2015
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Oct 2015
Employment Rate
Oct 2015
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Aug 2015
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Aug 2015
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Sept 2015
What's New


Consumer Price Index - October 2015 (11/20/2015)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index rose 2.0% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.0% for Canada, 1.5% for Edmonton, and 0.2% in Whitehorse.
full release

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.
full release

Labour Force Survey - October 2015 (11/062015)
Statistics Canada estimates that in October 2015, 21,900 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories, representing an employment rate of 68.7%. This is an increase from one year ago. The unemployment rate, also increased in the NWT between October 2014 and October 2015. Nationally, Canada's employment rate was 61.8%.
full release

Quarterly Population Estimates - July 2015 (09/29/2015)
On July 1, 2015 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,088 people were living in the Northwest Territories, an increase of 0.2% from the previous year. At the national level, Canada's population increased by 0.9% between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.
full release

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.
full release

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.
full release

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.
full release