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May 2019
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Consumer Price Index - June 2019 (07/17/2019)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in June rose by 2.1% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 2.0% for Canada, 1.5% for Edmonton, 2.4% for Whitehorse and 1.9% for Iqaluit.
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Labour Force Survey - June 2019 (07/05/2019)
In June 2019, the Northwest Territories’ (NWT) employment increased by 1.9% or 400 persons compared to the previous month. The employment rate rose to 66.4%, reaching levels slightly above June last year.
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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. full release

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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Private and Public Capital Expenditures - 2019 Intentions (02/28/2019)
Statistics Canada has released 2019 investment intentions for private and public capital expenditures for Canada, the provinces and the territories. As a major component of Gross Domestic Product, capital expenditures provide an indication of market conditions both in the overall economy and in particular industries. Compared to 2018, overall 2019 capital expenditures for the Northwest Territories are expected to decrease by 16.7% to $820.1 million. Private investment is expected to be $391.3 million while public investment will be $428.8 million.
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