Population

Population measures the number of people living in Saskatchewan in a particular time period. Population is closely linked to economic growth, as it affects the number of individuals available to work in the economy as well as the demand for goods and services that shape consumption patterns.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 17-10-0009-01 (Estimates of population, Canada, provinces and territories). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Highlights

  • Saskatchewan’s population reached 1,179,906 as of April 1, 2021, an increase of 1,074 from January 1, 2021.  
  • Saskatchewan's population increased at a rate of 0.1% over the previous quarter, the seventh in percentage change among the provinces. Prince Edward Island and British Columbia had the highest growth rate among the provinces at 0.4%.  
  • Saskatchewan’s population increased by 288 over the past year at a rate of 0.02%; the national average increased by 0.4%. Saskatchewan ranked ninth among provinces. Prince Edward Island had the highest growth rate among the provinces at 0.8%.

For more information on national and provincial populations, click here.  

Visit Economic Development Regina or SREDA for Regina or Saskatoon-specific economic information. 

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 17-10-0009-01 (Estimates of population, Canada, provinces and territories). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Released: June 18, 2021 Next Update: September 17, 2021

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