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Upcoming Releases
       
  Population
Mar 19, 2020
 
  GDP
May 1, 2020
 
  Investment
Feb 28, 2020
 
  Consumer Price Index
Feb 19, 2020
 
  Labour Force Survey
Feb 7, 2020
 
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Jan 30, 2020
 
  Retail Trade
Jan 24, 2020
 
  Wholesale Trade
Feb 24, 2020
 
       
Population
44,895
Oct 2019
 
GDP ($2012 millions chained, in basic prices)
4,716
2018
 
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
1.6%
Dec 2019
 
Employment Rate
63.5%
Dec 2019
 
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
1,457
Oct 2019
 
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
2.4%
Oct 2019
 
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
4.9%
Nov 2019
 

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What's New

 

Consumer Price Index - December 2019 (01/22/2019)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in December rose by 1.6% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 2.2% for Canada, 2.3% for Edmonton, 2.6% for Whitehorse and 1.4% for Iqaluit.
full release

Market Basket Measure Thresholds - 2018 (01/16/2020)
2018 market basket measure thresholds are now available for selected NWT communuties.
MBM thresholds

Labour Force Survey - December 2019 (01/10/2020)
Statistics Canada estimates that in December 2019, 20,500 out of 32,300 residents 15 years of age and older were employed in the Northwest Territories.
full release

NWT Population - October 2019 (12/19/2019)
On October 1, 2019 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,895 people were living in the Northwest Territories, an increase of 20 people from the previous year.
full release

Community Population Estimates - 2019 (12/13/2019)
NWT community level population estimes are now available for 2019
population estimates

Police Reported Crimes - 2018 (12/13/2019)
2018 police reported crime data are now available.
crime data

Deaths - 2018 (12/04/2019)
2018 death statistics are now available.
deaths

2019 NWT Community Survey: Housing Indicators Report (11/22/2019)
Today, the Northwest Territories (NWT) Bureau of Statistics is releasing the first set of housing data products from the 2019 NWT Community Survey. In 2019, 6,308 (42.7%) of the 14,760 dwellings in the NWT had at least one housing problem.
full release (revised November 25, 2019)

2019 NWT Community Survey: Education and Labour Activity Report (11/15/2019)
Today, the Northwest Territories (NWT) Bureau of Statistics is releasing the first set of data products from the 2019 NWT Community Survey. Every five years, the NWT Bureau of Statistics collects information in all NWT communities on various indicators including education, labour market, housing conditions, and community involvement.  This release focuses on education and labour force activities.
full release

Gross Domestic Product - 2018 (11/07/2019)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that GDP for the Northwest Territories rose by 1.9% in 2018. In comparison, Nunavut experienced the largest growth among provinces and territories, expanding by 7.6%, while Yukon was second highest with 3.3%.
full release

 

 
 
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