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Nov 22, 2019
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Nov 25, 2019
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GDP ($2012 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Oct 2019
Employment Rate
Oct 2019
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Aug 2019
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Aug 2019
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Aug 2019

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Consumer Price Index - October 2019 (11/20/2019)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in October rose by 1.4% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 1.9% for Canada, 1.6% for Edmonton, 2.2% for Whitehorse and 1.5% for Iqaluit.
full release

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

Labour Force Survey - October 2019 (11/08/2019)
The October employment rate was 65.9% in the Northwest Territories (NWT), a 2.5 percentage point decline from September 2019.
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

Births - 2018 (10/11/2019)
2018 birth statistics are now available.

NWT Population - July 2019 (09/30/2019)
On July 1, 2019 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,826 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a decrease of 0.3% from the previous year.
full release

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


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