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  Population
Mar 23, 2017
 
  GDP
May 1, 2017
 
  Investment
Feb, 2018
 
  Consumer Price Index
Mar 24, 2017
 
  Labour Force Survey
Apr 7, 2017
 
  Avg. Weekly Earnings
Mar 31, 2017
 
  Retail Trade
Apr 26, 2017
 
  Wholesale Trade
Apr 24, 2017
 
       
Population
44,204
Oct 2016
 
GDP ($2007 millions chained, in basic prices)
3,724
2015
 
Current Inflation Rate (12-month moving avg.)
1.2%
Jan 2017
 
Employment Rate
65.3%
Feb 2017
 
Average Weekly Earnings ($)
1,394
Dec 2016
 
Retail Trade (change from previous year)
-7.3%
Jan 2017
 
Wholesale Trade (change from previous year)
11.8%
Jan 2017
 
       
 
 
2016 Census
Data Release Schedule
 
May 3, 2017 Age & sex and Types of dwellings
Aug 2, 2017 Familes, households & marital status and Language
Sep 13, 2017Income
Oct 25, 2017 Housing and Aboriginal peoples
Nov 29, 2017 Education and Labour
 
 
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What's New

 

Labour Force Survey - February 2017 (03/10/2017)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that employment in the Northwest Territories was unchanged from last month. Out of 32,300 residents 15 years of age and older, 21,100 were employed. Of these, 86.3% worked full-time while 13.7% worked part-time, similar to the previous month.
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Private and Public Capital Expenditures - 2017 Intentions (02/28/2017)
Statistics Canada has released 2017 investment intentions for private and public capital expenditures for Canada, the provinces and the territories. Compared to 2016, overall 2017 capital expenditures for the Northwest Territories are expected to decrease by 24.9% to $974.6 million. This total is comprised of $640.2 million in private investment and $334.4 million in public investment.
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Consumer Price Index - January 2017 (02/24/2017)
Information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the Yellowknife All-Items Consumer Price Index in January rose 2.2% compared to one year ago. By comparison, the annual price increase was 2.1% for Canada, 2.3% for Whitehorse, 2.6% for Edmonton and 2.8% for Iqaluit.
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Census Population and Dwelling Counts - Census 2016 (02/08/2017)
Census information released today by Statistics Canada indicates that the population count for Northwest Territories was 41,786 persons at the time of the 2016 census. This represents a small increase, less than 1%, compared to 2006 and is the smallest 10-year growth rate of all provinces and territories.

These population counts differ from population estimates. Statistics Canada conducts follow-up studies to determine the number of persons missed or double counted in the census. This coverage adjustment, along with the population counts from the census, will form the basis of the final 2016 population estimates which are expected to be released in September 2018.
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NWT Population - October 2016 (11/15/2016)
On October 1, 2016 Statistics Canada estimated that 44,204 people were living in the Northwest Territories, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous year. At the national level, Canada's population increased by 1.3% between October 1, 2015 and October 1, 2016.
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Gross Domestic Product - 2015 Final (09/11/2016)
Today, Statistics Canada released initial 2015 estimates of income and expenditure accounts and revised 2015 estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by industry for Canada, the provinces and territories.
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2012 Death Data (01/29/2016)
Updated statistics based on information released December 10, 2015 are now available.
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