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February 23, 2018
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX JANUARY 2018



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia January 2018, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.5% from December 2017 to 133.5 and increased 1.4% over January 2017. 


The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.2% from December 2017 to 124.9, and increased 1.3% over January 2017.

CANADA
In Canada January 2018, ...

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February 23, 2018
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR JANUARY 2018

In Nova Scotia January 2018, year over year growth for the All-Items Consumer Price Index was 1.4 per cent, below the national average of 1.7 per cent. Monthly consumer prices were up 0.5 per cent in Nova Scotia and up 0.7 per cent in Canada.

Within Atlantic Canada, PEI (+1.6) and New Brunswick (+1.8 per cent) had higher inflation than Nova Scotia. Newfoundland and Labrador saw a 1.1 per cent increase in prices. 

All other provinces experienced positive yea...

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February 23, 2018
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, DECEMBER AND ANNUAL 2017

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) decreased by $7.33 per week (-0.8 per cent) from November to $863.48 in December.  Average weekly wages are 0.9 per cent higher than in December of last year. Canadians' average weekly wages were up 0.2 per cent from November to $992.87  in December, up 2.3 per cent from the sa ...

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February 23, 2018
JOB VACANCIES, NOVEMBER 2017

In the 3 months ending in November 2017, there were an average of 5,800 job vacancies in Nova Scotia (unadjusted for seasonality). This is 1,700 higher than reported in the same month of 2016.

Nova Scotia's job vacancy rate, the share of labour demand ...

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February 23, 2018
EU AND EURO AREA CONSUMER PRICE INFLATION, JANUARY 2018

In January, annual inflation was 1.3 per cent in the Euro Area (down from 1.4 per cent last month) and 1.6 per cent in the European Union (down from 1.7 per cent last month). In January 2017, inflation in the Euro Area was 1.8 per cent and inflation in the EU was 1.7 per cent.

The highest annual rates were recorded in Estonia and Lithuania (both 3.6 per cent), and Romania (3.4 per cent).  The lowest rates were registered in Cyprus (-1.5 per...

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