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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 another all-time record high of 1,169,131 as of April 1, 2019, an increase of 708 from January 1, 2019.  The population has increased for 52 consecutive quarters, the longest sustained period of population growth in Saskatchewan since quarterly records started being kept in 1971.
  • Saskatchewan's population grew at a rate of 0.06% over the previous quarter, the 9th highest growth rate among provinces, and below the national average of 0.26%. Alberta ranked 1st with a growth rate of 0.39%. 
  • Saskatchewan’s population increased by 10,295 over the past year at a rate of 0.89%; below the national average of 1.42%.  Saskatchewan’s growth rate of 0.89% ranked 8th among provinces. Alberta ranked 2nd with a growth rate of 1.73%.

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 24, 2019

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