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Business Dynamics & Ownership


Business dynamics shows the current and future health of the business sector. Statistics Canada releases monthly data on business openings and closures, as well as business conditions data four times a year. Business characteristics such ownership and size are also available from Statistics Canada.

Number of Active Business
Northwest Territories
    2024
Feb

Jan
2023
Dec

Nov

Oct

Sep
 
Active Businesses V1203707728 956 961 967 960 952 932
Opening Businesses V1203707729 30 46 53 34 54 54
Continuing Businesses V1203707730 916 917 924 920 905 890
Closing Businesses V1203707731 52 58 37 32 29 62
 

*This data has been seasonally adjusted so numbers may not sum to the total.

Excel Tables:

  • Women and Indigenous Owned Businesses by PT
  • NWT Businesses by Number of Employees and Industry


  • Q2 2024 Business Conditions
    Q1 2024 Business Conditions
    Q4 2023 Business Conditions
    Q3 2023 Business Conditions
    Q2 2023 Business Conditions
    Q1 2023 Business Conditions
    Q4 2022 Business Conditions
    Q3 2022 Business Conditions
    Q2 2022 Business Conditions
    Q1 2022 Business Conditions
    Q4 2021 Business Conditions
     
     
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