Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

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 1,178,832 as of January 1, 2021, an increase of 1,050 from October 1, 2020.  
  • Saskatchewan's population increase at a rate of 0.1% over the previous quarter, the sixth in percentage change among the provinces. Alberta (+0.2%) had the highest growth rate among the provinces.  
  • Saskatchewan’s population decreased by 322 over the past year at a rate of 0.03%; the national average increased by 0.4%. Saskatchewan ranked ninth among provinces. Alberta and 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: March 19, 2021 Next Update: June 18, 2021

Export

Download and use this data yourself.


Share your feedback to improve this service.

Dashboard