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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Quick Facts

Population estimate (January 1, 2016)

1,158,339

Consumer Price Index change (March 2017 /March 2016)

0.6%

Unemployment rate (March 2017)

6.7%

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  04/07/2017
The Saskatchewan unemployment rate for March 2017 was 6.7 percent.  This is an increase of 0.2 percentage points from the February 2017 rate of 6.5 percent but 0.2 percentage points lower than the March 2016 level of 6.9 percent.

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Consumer Price Index 04/21/2017
According to Statistics Canada, the Saskatchewan All-items Consumer Price Index increased 0.6 percent between March 2016 and March 2017, while the Canada All-items Index increased 1.6 percent.
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2016 Annual Averages

Population 03/23/2017
Saskatchewan's population was 1,158,339 on January 1, 2017. This represents an increase of 2.946 persons from the October 1, 2016 population of 1,155,393 and 17,217 more than the January 1, 2016 population of 1,141,122.
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