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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Jun 2015
Apr 28, 2015
May, 2015
  Consumer Price Index
May 22, 2015
  Labour Force Survey
May 8, 2015
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Mar 31, 2015
  Retail Trade
Apr 17, 2015
  Wholesale Trade
Apr 21, 2015
Jan 2015
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Mar 2015
Employment Rate
Mar 2015
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Jan 2015
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Jan 2015
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Jan 2015
What's New


Consumer Price Index - March 2015 (04/17/2015)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index rose 1.1% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.2% for Canada, 0.1% for Edmonton while prices in Whitehorse declined by 1.0%.
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March Labour Force Survey (04/10/2015)
In March 2015, Statistics Canada estimates that 21,700 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories representing an employment rate of 67.4%. Nationally, Canada's employment rate was 60.2% last month.
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Quarterly Population Estimates - January 2015 (03/18/2014)
On January 1, 2015, Statistics Canada estimated the population of the Northwest Territories to be 43,595 persons, a decrease of 0.8% from one year ago. By comparison, Canada's population grew by 1.0% over the same period.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2013 Final (11/05/2014)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicate that In 2013, the chained dollar GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 3.5%. This rise was mostly a result of an increase of business gross fixed capital formation. 
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2014 Private and Public Capital Expenditures (02/26/2014)
Statistics Canada has released 2014 investment intentions for private and public capital expenditures for Canada, the provinces and territories. Compared to 2013, overall 2014 capital expenditures for the Northwest Territories are expected to decrease by 5.9%, to $1,415.5 million. This total is comprised of $1,159.2 million in private investment and $255.3 million in public investment.
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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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