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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Sept 2015
Nov 2015
Feb 2016
  Consumer Price Index
Jul 17, 2015
  Labour Force Survey
Jul 10, 2015
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Jul 30, 2015
  Retail Trade
Jul 23, 2015
  Wholesale Trade
Jul 20, 2015
Apr 2015
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
May 2015
Employment Rate
May 2015
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Apr 2015
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Apr 2015
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Apr 2015
What's New


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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Consumer Price Index - May 2015 (06/19/2015)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index rose 1.5% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 0.9% for Canada, 0.9% for Edmonton while prices in Whitehorse declined by 0.6%.
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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.
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May Labour Force Survey (06/05/2015)
Statistics Canada estimates that in May 2015, out of 32,000 residents 15 years of age and older 21,600 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories. This represents an employment rate of 67.5% while nationally, Canada's employment rate was 60.4%
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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.
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.
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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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