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Sep 30, 2019
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Sep 26, 2019
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Sep 20, 2019
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Sep 23, 2019
Apr 2019
GDP ($2012 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Jul 2019
Employment Rate
Aug 2019
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Jun 2019
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Jun 2019
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Jun 2019

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Community Statistical Profiles - 2019 (09/03/2019)
The NWT community statistical profiles have been updated and are available for download in either PDF or Excel format.
community data

Consumer Price Index - July 2019 (08/21/2019)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in July rose by 1.4% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 2.0% for Canada, 1.3% for Edmonton, 2.4% for Whitehorse and 0.8% for Iqaluit.
full release

Income – 2017 (08/16/2019)
2017 personal and family income statistics are now available.

Population Projections – 2018 to 2035 (08/14/2019)
Community level population projections have been updated and are available for the years 2018 to 2035. Data is also available by age, sex and ethnicity.
population projections

Labour Force Survey - July 2019 (08/09/2019)
The July 2019 employment rate was 69.4% in the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) up from 66.4% in June. Following seasonal patterns, the number of employed persons also increased to 22,500.
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NWT Population - April 2019 (06/19/2019)
On April 1, 2019 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,420 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a decrease of 1.3% from the previous year. Between April 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019, the population in the Northwest Territories decreased by 591 persons. The components of natural increase during this period consisted of 616 births and 250 deaths, resulting in a net increase of 366 persons.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2018 Preliminary (05/02/2019)
GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 1.9% in 2018. The largest contributor to NWT GDP, the mining, oil and gas extraction industry, declined by 1.1%, while construction increased by 11.4% between 2017 and 2018.
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