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Bureau of Statistics

Current Indicators
Upcoming Releases
Sep 28, 2016
Nov 2016
Feb 2017
  Consumer Price Index
Aug 19, 2016
  Labour Force Survey
Aug 5, 2016
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Jul 28, 2016
  Retail Trade
Aug 19, 2016
  Wholesale Trade
Aug 22, 2016
Apr 2016
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Jun 2016
Employment Rate
Jun 2016
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Apr 2016
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
May 2016
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
May 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 - June 2016 (07/22/2016)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in June rose 0.9% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.5% for Canada, 1.6% for Edmonton, and 1.2% for Whitehorse and 2.2% for Iqaluit.
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Labour Force Survey - June 2016 (07/08/2016)
In June 2016, Statistics Canada estimated that 22,900 persons were employed in the Northwest Territories (NWT). This represents an employment rate of 70.2%. Nationally, Canadaís employment rate was 61.5%. Since June 2015, employment in the NWT increased by 3.2% or 700 persons.
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NWT Population - April 2016 (06/16/2016)
On April 1, 2016 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,340 people were living in the Northwest Territories, an increase of 0.4% from the previous year. At the national level, Canada's population increased by 1.1% between April 1, 2015 and April 1, 2016. All other provinces and territories also experienced positive growth.
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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.
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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