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Quick Facts

Population estimate (October 1, 2016)

1,155,393

Consumer Price Index change (January 2017 / January 2016)

1.6%

Unemployment rate (January 2017)

7.1%

Real Gross Domestic Product, 2015 per cent change
(at market prices in Chained (2007) Dollars, November 2016 release)          

-1.3%

What's New

2016 Census of Canada (Population) 02/08/2017
Details on Saskatchewan's population for the census reference date May 10, 2016 are available in the Saskatchewan Population Report - 2016 Census of Canada. Other census and population reports are available in the Census and Population section.

Labour Force Survey  02/10/2017
The Saskatchewan unemployment rate for January 2017 was 7.1 percent.  This is an increase of 0.9 percentage points from the December 2016 rate of 6.2 percent and 1.0 percentage points higher than the January 2016 level of 6.1 percent.

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Consumer Price Index 02/24/2017
According to Statistics Canada, the Saskatchewan All-items Consumer Price Index increased 1.6 percent between January 2016 and January 2017, while the Canada All-items Index increased 2.1 percent.
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2016 Annual Averages

Population 12/15/2016
Saskatchewan's population was 1,155,393 on October 1, 2016. This represents an increase of 4.716 persons from the July 1, 2016 population of 1,150,632 and 18,007 more than the October 1, 2015 population of 1,137,386.
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