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.

2015 Year-at-a-Glance

TERRITORIAL DEMOGRAPHICS      

 

NWT

Nunavut

Total

Population {1} 44,165 36,711 80,876
Number employed {2} 26,985 14,785 41,770
Average weekly earnings {3} $1,421.47 $1,255.78 $1,362.82
OPERATIONAL STATISTICS {4}      

CLAIMANTS

2013

2014

2015

Number of claims reported 3,995 3,953 4,064
Number of claims established 3,416 3,237 3,400
Number of lost time compensated claims 899 997 832
Number of work related fatalities 5 5 3
Number of new pensions 99 84 128
Average composite duration of time-loss claims 36 Days 44 Days 43.3 Days

EMPLOYERS

2013

2014

2015

Total number of assessable employers 3,855 3,847 3,934
Number of industry classes 8 8 8
Number of rate groups 21 20 20
Number of employers requesting additional optional coverage 513 577 512

LOST TIME INJURY RATE

2013

2014

2015

Lost Time Injury Frequency  2.21 2.08 1.99
The lost time injury frequency (LTI) is the number of lost time compensated injuries per 100 workers.

FINANCIAL INDICATORS

2013

2014

2015

Maximum annual insurable earnings (YMIR) $84,200 $84,200 $86,000
Assessable payroll (in millions) $2,554 $2,617 $2,810
Approved average provisional assessment rate per $100 of assessable payroll $2.05 $2.05 $2.00
Actual average assessment rate per $100 assessable payroll $1.90 $1.99 $2.11
Percentage funded 116% 116% 117%

{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.APS) database.