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Oct 2020
GDP ($2012 millions chained, in basic prices)
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
Nov 2020
Employment Rate
Dec 2020
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
Oct 2020
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
Oct 2020
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
Oct 2020

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Labour Force Survey - December 2020 (01/08/2021)
Employment in the Northwest Territories increased to 21,200 in December. This represents an employment rate of 65.0%, the highest in 2020. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate declined by 0.5 percentage points to 6.2%.
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Consumer Price Index - November 2020 (12/16/2020)
The Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in November 2020 fell by 0.5% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price change was 1.0% for Canada, 1.2% for Edmonton and 0.7% for Whitehorse. Iqaluit experienced no change over the period.
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NWT Income - 2018 (12/04/2020)
2018 income data for the Northwest Territories is now available. Personal and family income information is avaialable for most communities.

NWT Exports and Imports - 2019 (11/12/2020)
2019 exports and imports data for the Northwest Territories are now available.
Exports and Imports

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - 2019 (11/09/2020)
Between 2018 and 2019, GDP for the Northwest Territories fell by 8.0% and was one of only two jurisdictions to experience a decline in 2019. In contrast, Nunavut grew by 6.5% while Yukon rose by 0.8% over the same period.
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