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Sep 28, 2021
Nov 2021
Feb 25, 2022
  Consumer Price Index
Aug 18, 2021
  Labour Force Survey
Aug 6, 2021
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Aug 28, 2021
  Retail Trade
Aug 20, 2021
  Wholesale Trade
Aug 16, 2021
Apr 2021
GDP ($2012 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Jun 2021
Employment Rate
Jun 2021
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
May 2021
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
May 2021
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
May 2021

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2021 Census

What's New


Consumer Price Index - June 2021 (07/28/2021)
The Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in June rose by 1.3% compared to one year ago. By comparison, annual prices increased by 3.1% for Canada, 2.5% for Edmonton, 3.1% for Whitehorse and 1.5% for Iqaluit.
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Labour Force Survey Highlights - June 2021(07/09/2021)
Labour Force Survey information released by Statistics Canada today estimates the Northwest Territories’ seasonally unadjusted employment rate at 69.9%, continuing the gradual rise in the employment rate that started last September.
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Population Estimates - April 2021 (06/17/2021)
On April 1, 2021 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,991 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a decrease of 210 persons from a year previously.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2020(05/03/2021)
Statistics Canada has released initial 2020 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry. GDP for the Northwest Territors decreased by 10.4% between 2019 and 2020.
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Business Conditions - First Quarter 2021 (03/25/2021)
During January and February 2021, Statistics Canada conducted the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. This survey asked businesses across Canada how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted their operations in 2020. They were also asked about their expectations going forward. Below are the results for the Northwest Territories.
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