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Community Price Indexes


The Northwest Territories Community Price Survey which has been conducted since 1982 and allows for a comparison of prices across communities. This comparison takes the form of an index showing average prices compared to Yellowknife. The most current NWT Food Price Index (2012) is shown below.

Northwest Territories Food Price Index, by Community
2012 (Yellowknife = 100)


   
2012
     
2012

Beaufort Delta          
  Aklavik
174
    Fort Simpson
139
  Fort McPherson
160
    Hay River Reserve
113
  Inuvik
149
    Nahanni Butte
150
  Paulatuk
198
    Trout Lake
148
  Sachs Harbour
189
    Wrigley
150
  Tsiigehtchic
178
   
  Tuktoyaktuk
168
  South Slave  
  Ulukhaktok
195
    Fort Resolution
141
   
    Fort Smith
117
Sahtu
    Hay River
123
  Colville Lake
210
    Lutselk'e
184
  Deline
186
   
  Fort Good Hope
194
  Tlicho  
  Norman Wells
185
    Behchoko
147
  Tulita
184
    Gameti
125
          Wekweeti
173
Dehcho       Whati
150
  Fort Liard
149
     
  Fort Providence
131
     

Prepared by: NWT Bureau of Statistics
Source: 2012 Community Price Survey

 

Additional information, including initial results from the 2015 survey, can be downloaded from the links below.

  1. Prices for Selected Food Items, 2015
  2. Non-Food Price Index, 2012
  3. Change in Food Prices from the Previous Year (% change between January 2011 & January 2012)
  4. Food Price Indicies, 1982 to 2012