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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Sept 2015
Nov 2015
Feb 2016
  Consumer Price Index
Aug 21, 2015
  Labour Force Survey
Sep 4, 2015
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Aug 27, 2015
  Retail Trade
Sep 23, 2015
  Wholesale Trade
Sep 21, 2015
Apr 2015
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Jul 2015
Employment Rate
Jul 2015
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
May 2015
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Jun 2015
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Jun 2015
What's New


Consumer Price Index - July 2015 (08/21/2015)
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, 1.3% for Edmonton, and 0.2% in Whitehorse.
full release

Labour Force Survey - July 2015 (08/07/2015)
In July 2015, Statistics Canada estimates that 22,500 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories, representing an employment rate of 70.8%. The July employment rate was the highest in Canada, followed by Yukon (69.5%) and Alberta (69.5%). Nationally, Canada's employment rate was 62.3%.
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

Quarterly Population Estimates - April 2015 (06/17/2015)
On April 1, 2015, Statistics Canada estimated the population of the Northwest Territories to be 43,234 persons, a decrease of 1.1% from one year ago. By comparison, Canada's population grew by 0.9% over the same period.
full release

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.
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