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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.


  • Saskatchewan’s population reached 1,225,493 as of January 1, 2024, an increase of 30,624 from January 1, 2023. 
  • Saskatchewan's population increased by 0.5% over the previous quarter, fourth in percentage change among the provinces. Alberta had the highest growth among the provinces at 0.9%.  
  • Saskatchewan’s population increased by 30,624 over the past year representing a growth of 2.6%; the national average increased by 3.2%. Saskatchewan ranked eighth among the provinces. Alberta had the highest growth among the provinces of 4.4%.

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

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

Released: March 27, 2024


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