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Mar 2021
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Labour Force Survey Highlights - April 2021 (05/07/2021)
Labour Force Survey information released by Statistics Canada today estimates the Northwest Territories’ seasonally unadjusted employment rate at 68.2%, continuing the gradual rise in the employment rate that started last September.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2020 (05/03/2021)
Statistics Canada has released initial 2020 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry. GDP for the Northwest Territors decreased by 10.4% between 2019 and 2020.
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Consumer Price Index - March 2021 (04/21/2021)
The Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in March 2021 fell by 0.1% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price change in March was 2.2% for Canada, 1.7% for Edmonton and 1.1% for Whitehorse. Iqaluit decreased by 0.5% between March 2020 and March 2021.
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Business Conditions - First Quarter 2021 (03/25/2021)
During January and February 2021, Statistics Canada conducted the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. This survey asked businesses across Canada how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted their operations in 2020. They were also asked about their expectations going forward. Below are the results for the Northwest Territories.
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Population Estimates - January 2021 (03/18/2021)
On January 1, 2021 Statistics Canada estimated that 45,136 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a gain of 17 persons from a year previously.
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