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February 24, 2017
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX JANUARY 2017



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia January 2017, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.8% from December 2016 to 131.7 and increased 1.8% over January 2016.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.5% from December 2016 to 123.3, and increased 1.6% over January 2016.

CANADA
In Canada Jan...

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February 24, 2017
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR JANUARY 2017

In Nova Scotia January 2017, annual inflation of consumer prices (year-over-year growth) was 1.8 per cent, below the national average of 2.1 per cent. Monthly consumer prices increased 0.8 per cent in Nova Scotia, while nationally prices increased 0.9 per cent.

Within Atlantic Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador (+4.7 per cent), New Brunswick (+3.3 per cent) and Prince Edward Island (+2.5 per cent) had higher annual inflation compared with Nova Scotia. On July 1...

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February 23, 2017
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, DECEMBER AND ANNUAL 2016

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased $5.80 (0.7 per cent) from revised November results to $850.11 in December 2016. The current level is 0.9 per cent higher than its level in December of last year.  Canadians' average weekly wages increased 1.0 per cent from November to $971.00 in December  ...

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February 23, 2017
JOB VACANCIES, NOVEMBER 2016

In the 3 months ending in November 2016, there were an average of 4,000 job vacancies in Nova Scotia (unadjusted for seasonality). The number of job vacancies has peaked in the summer of 2016 and the decline in the autumn data is similar to that observed in the same months of 2015.

 
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February 23, 2017
UK GDP Q4 (SECOND ESTIMATE)

The UK Office of National Statistics reported real GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016 grew by 0.7 per cent, revised up 0.1 percentage points from the preliminary estimates. That corresponded to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 2.9 per cent growth. The service sector continues to dominate GDP growth, contributing 0.6 percentage points with distribution, hotels and ...

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