Employment was up in Nunavut and the N.W.T. in December 2013, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada.

Two hundred more people were working in Nunavut compared to December 2012.

The average weekly earnings were up for Nunavut workers too. Employees earned just over $1,109 a week, up 15 per cent from December 2012.

Workers in the Northwest Territories made an average of $1,355 a week, up 6.2 per cent from December 2012, while in Yukon, the average weekly earnings remained steady at $1,007 per week.