Key Statistics

Key Statistics

The WSCC reports this information as part of its most recent Annual Report. The Annual Report is published each year for the Legislative Assemblies of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and includes the official WSCC organizational statistics. The WSCC updates the Key Statistics page each year when the new Annual Report is published.

2014 Year-at-a-Glance

TERRITORIAL DEMOGRAPHICS      

 

NWT

Nunavut

Total

Population {1} 43,769 36,367 80,136
Number employed {2} 27,242 14,656 41,898
Average weekly earnings {3} $1,381 $1,238 -
OPERATIONAL STATISTICS {4}      

CLAIMANTS

2012

2013

2014

Number of claims reported 3,764 3,995 3,953
Number of claims established 3,054 3,416 3,237
Number of lost time compensated claims 850 899 997
Number of work related fatalities 3 5 5
Number of new pensions 116 99 84
Average composite duration of time-loss claims 42 Days 36 Days 44 Days

EMPLOYERS

2012

2013

2014

Total number of assessable employers 3,737 3,855 3,847
Number of industry classes 8 8 8
Number of rate groups 22 21 20
Number of employers requesting additional optional coverage 517 513 577

LOST TIME INJURY RATE

2012

2013

2014

Lost Time Injury Frequency 2.13 2.21 2.08
The lost time injury frequency (LTI) is the number of lost time compensated injuries per 100 workers.

FINANCIAL INDICATORS

2012

2013

2014

Maximum annual insurable earnings (YMIR) $82,720 $84,200 $84,200
Assessable payroll (in millions) $2,587 $2,554 $2,617
Approved average provisional assessment rate per $100 of assessable payroll $1.77 $2.05 $2.05
Actual average assessment rate per $100 assessable payroll $1.73 $1.90 $1.99
Percentage funded 107% 116% 116%
{1} Statistics Canada. Table 051-0005 - Estimates of population, Canada, provinces and territories, quarterly (persons), CANSIM (database).
{2} Statistics Canada. Table 281-0024 - Employment (SEPH), unadjusted for seasonal variation, by type of employee for selected industries classified using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), annual (persons), CANSIM (database).
{3} Statistics Canada. Table 281-0026 - Average weekly earnings (SEPH), unadjusted for seasonal variation, by type of employee for selected industries classified using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), monthly (current dollars), CANSIM (database).
{4}  WSCC Compensation Assessment and Accident Prevention System (CAAPS) Database.