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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Dec 2015
Nov 2015
Feb 2016
  Consumer Price Index
Oct 23, 2015
  Labour Force Survey
Oct 9, 2015
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Oct 29, 2015
  Retail Trade
Oct 22, 2015
  Wholesale Trade
Oct 20, 2015
Jul 2015
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Aug 2015
Employment Rate
Aug 2015
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Jul 2015
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Jul 2015
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Jul 2015
What's New


Quarterly Population Estimates - July 2015 (06/17/2015)
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.
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Consumer Price Index - August 2015 (09/18/2015)
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 1.3% for Canada, 1.9% for Edmonton, and 0.7% in Whitehorse.
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Labour Force Survey - August 2015 (09/04/2015)
Statistics Canada estimates that in August 2015, 24,500 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories, representing an employment rate of 70.8%. This was the highest employment rate in Canada, followed by Yukon (70%), Alberta (69.3%), and Saskatchewan (66%). Nationally, Canada's employment rate was 62.3%.
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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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Gross Domestic Product - 2014 Preliminary (04/28/2015)
Between 2013 and 2014, GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 6.8%, the highest growth among all provinces and territories.
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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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