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Bureau of Statistics
 

Current Indicators
 
Upcoming Releases
       
  Population
Mar 23, 2017
 
  GDP
May 1, 2017
 
  Investment
Feb 28, 2017
 
  Consumer Price Index
Jan 20, 2017
 
  Labour Force Survey
Feb 10, 2017
 
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Jan 26, 2017
 
  Retail Trade
Jan 20, 2017
 
  Wholesale Trade
Jan 23, 2017
 
       
Population
44,204
Oct 2016
 
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
3,724
2015
 
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
1.2%
Nov 2016
 
Employment Rate
67.3%
Dec 2016
 
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
1,382
Oct 2016
 
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
-13.1%
Oct 2016
 
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
2.9%
Sep 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

 

Labour Force Survey - December 2016 (01/06/2017)
In December 2016, Statistics Canada estimated that 21,800 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories. This represents an employment rate of 67.3%. Canada's employment rate was 61.2%, with Yukon (71.1%) having the highest employment rate, followed by the Northwest Territories.
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Consumer Price Index - November 2016 (12/22/2016)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in November rose 1.1% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.2% for Canada, 0.2% for Edmonton, 1.7% for Whitehorse and 2.5% for Iqaluit.
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NWT Population - October 2016 (11/15/2016)
On October 1, 2016 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,204 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous year. At the national level, Canada's population increased by 1.3% between October 1, 2015 and October 1, 2016.
full release

Gross Domestic Product - 2015 Final (09/11/2016)
Today, Statistics Canada released initial 2015 estimates of income and expenditure accounts and revised 2015 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry for Canada, the provinces and territories.
full release

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.
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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