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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Dec 15, 2016
Nov 9, 2016
Feb 2017
  Consumer Price Index
Nov 18, 2016
  Labour Force Survey
Nov 4, 2016
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Oct 27, 2016
  Retail Trade
Nov 22, 2016
  Wholesale Trade
Oct 24, 2016
Jul 2016
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Sep 2016
Employment Rate
Sep 2016
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Jul 2016
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Aug 2016
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Jul 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


Consumer Price Index - September 2016 (10/21/2016)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in August rose 0.5% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.3% for Canada, 0.6% for Edmonton, 0.2% for Whitehorse and 2.3% for Iqaluit.
full release

Labour Force Survey - September 2016 (10/07/2016)
Statistics Canada estimates that in September 2016, 22,900 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories, representing an employment rate of 70.2%. This is a decrease of 500 persons over the previous month. The decline in the number of employed persons is partly accounted for by summer students returning to school and the end of the fire season.
full release

NWT Population - July 2016 (09/28/2016)
On July 1, 2016 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,469 people were living in the Northwest Territories, an increase of 0.5% from the previous year. At the national level, Canada's population increased by 1.2% between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016.
full release

Gross Domestic Product - 2015 Preliminary (05/12/2016)
Today, Statistics Canada released initial 2015 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry. Between 2014 and 2015, GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 2.5%, the second highest growth among 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.
full release

2012 Death Data (01/29/2016)
Updated statistics based on information released December 10, 2015 are now available.
Vital Statistics Tables