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June 22, 2018
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX MAY 2018



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia May 2018, the consumer price index (2002=100) decreased 0.4% from April 2018 to 135.2 and increased 2.3% over May 2017. 

The CPI, excluding food and energy decreased 0.6 per cent from April 2018 to 125.9, and increased 1.4% over May 2017.

CANADA
In Canada May 2018, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.1% from Ap...

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June 22, 2018
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR MAY 2018

In Nova Scotia May 2018, year over year growth for the All-Items Consumer Price Index was 2.3 per cent, above the national average of 2.2 per cent. Monthly consumer prices were down 0.4 per cent in Nova Scotia and up 0.1 per cent in Canada.

Within Atlantic Canada, PEI had the highest year over year consumer price inflation (+2.4 per cent), followed by Nova Scotia, New Brunswick (+2.1%), and Newfoundland and Labrador (+1.8%). 

In May 2018, all provinces experienced po...

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June 22, 2018
RETAIL TRADE, APRIL 2018

Month-over month

In April 2018, Nova Scotia's seasonally adjusted retail sales increased 2.1 per cent over March 2018 to $1.37 billion.  Year-over-year, retail sales are 4.7 per cent higher than in April 2017.  The Nova Scotia retail trade index ( ...

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June 21, 2018
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, APRIL 2018

In April 2018, the number (seasonally adjusted) of Nova Scotians receiving regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits decreased by 800 (2.9 per cent) from the previous month to 26,470 and decreased by 2,050 persons (-7.2 per cent) from April 2017.

Following a...

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June 21, 2018
WHOLESALE TRADE, APRIL 2018

Month-over-month

In Nova Scotia April 2018, the seasonally adjusted Index of growth (2015=100) increased 2.07 points to 112.2.

In Nova Scotia April 2018, on a seasonally adjusted basis

  • month-over-month Wholesale Trade increased 1.9 per cent to $861.4 million.
  • year-over-year Wholesale Trade increased 4.4 per cent over ...

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