World Population

Saskatchewan Population

Saskatchewan is a province in western Canada, borders Alberta to the west, Northwest Territories to the north, Manitoba to the east, Nunavut to the northeast, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota. According to statcan, Saskatchewan population in 2021 is estimated to be 1.17 million, sixth largest populous province, covers area of 651,900 sq.km (251,700 sq mi), seventh largest by area. Nearly half of the population lives in the provincial capital Regina and other cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, North Battleford, Melfort, and the border city Lloydminster which is partially located within Alberta.

According to 2016 census the population is 1,098,352, a five year increase by 64,971, compared to 2011 population census of 1,033,381. Population by age group 0 to 14 years is 215,685, 15 to 64 years is 712,240, 65 years and over is 170,425 and 85 years and over is 26,940.

Age GroupTotalMaleFemale
0 to 4 years73,13037,33535,795
5 to 9 years74,46038,15536,305
10 to 14 years68,09534,92033,175
15 to 19 years67,66034,67532,980
20 to 24 years70,06036,07533,985
25 to 29 years77,52539,29038,235
30 to 34 years77,52038,61038,915
35 to 39 years71,59035,94035,650
40 to 44 years64,95032,51532,440
45 to 49 years63,58031,78031,795
50 to 54 years75,24537,23038,015
55 to 59 years76,19538,07038,125
60 to 64 years67,91533,93533,985
65 to 69 years53,23026,28526,945
70 to 74 years37,74018,22519,510
75 to 79 years29,40013,41515,985
80 to 84 years23,1159,94513,170
85 to 89 years16,2806,3059,975
90 to 94 years8,0002,5155,485
95 to 99 years2,2905201,760
100 years and over37550325


Ethnic groups

ResidentsPopulationMaleFemale
Canadian citizens998,035496,635501,395
Canadian citizens aged under 18237,720121,535116,185
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over760,310375,105385,210
Not Canadian citizens72,52536,75035,780
People up to third generation are officially termed as non-immigrants and thereon the people inflow is termed as immigrants. Below table indicates Saskatchewan immigration numbers per year:
ImmigrantsPopulationMaleFemale
Non-immigrants945,810470,790475,025
Immigrants112,49055,80056,690
Before 198116,6508,1908,465
1981 to 19905,5452,6702,875
1991 to 20009,3154,6454,665
2001 to 201033,04516,41016,635
2001 to 20058,6704,1654,505
2006 to 201024,37012,24512,130
2011 to 201647,93523,88024,055
Non-permanent residents12,2556,8005,455
Immigrants by selected place of birth: The state officially categorizes its population into six groups, they are Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, African American, European Whites, Asian, and Native Hawaiian. Below table is the Immigrants by selected place of birth:
Place of BirthPopulation
Americas10,765
Brazil185
Colombia555
El Salvador630
Guyana155
Haiti65
Jamaica815
Mexico1,330
Peru165
Trinidad and Tobago210
United States4,845
Other places of birth in Americas1,805
Europe23,640
Bosnia and Herzegovina455
Croatia445
France215
Germany2,575
Greece605
Hungary395
Ireland845
Italy570
Netherlands1,220
Poland1,395
Portugal220
Romania695
Russian Federation805
Serbia585
Ukraine3,280
United Kingdom7,020
Other places of birth in Europe2,320
Africa10,285
Algeria50
Egypt435
Ethiopia635
Kenya425
Morocco180
Nigeria1,695
Somalia635
South Africa, Republic of1,775
Other places of birth in Africa4,455
Asia67,120
Afghanistan515
Bangladesh2,575
China7,485
Hong Kong765
India9,630
Iran
Census data footnote
61"785
Iraq1,175
Japan265
Korea, South1,120
Lebanon255
Pakistan6,860
Philippines26,860
Sri Lanka440
Syria1,155
Taiwan180
Viet Nam2,615
Other places of birth in Asia4,425
Oceania and other places of birth675
Generation status: Generation status: When used for father and mother in combination with the question on the place of birth of person, they help to derive the generation status, and thereby establish whether the person is in the first, second, or third generation or more.
Immigrants by GenerationPopulationMaleFemale
First generation127,72064,12563,595
Second generation129,25062,55066,705
Third generation or more813,580406,710406,870
The four main categories of immigrants to Saskatchewan are Economic Immigrants (Canadian experience class, skilled workers and business people), Principal immigrants(people who moved for study purpose), Secondary Immigrants (dependents), the Family Class members (closely related persons of Canadian residents living in Canada), Humanitarian and Compassionate applicants (people accepted as immigrants for humanitarian grounds.
Immigrants TypePopulationMaleFemale
Economic immigrants66,93034,42032,510
Principal applicants26,47517,6908,790
Secondary applicants40,45516,73523,725
Immigrants sponsored by family16,8356,74010,095
Refugees12,6256,8105,820
Other immigrants350170185
Aboriginal identity refers to whether the person identified with the Aboriginal peoples of Canada. This includes those who are First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who are Registered or Treaty Indians (that is, registered under the Indian Act of Canada) and/or those who have membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.
ResidentsPopulation
Aboriginal identity175,020
Single Aboriginal responses172,810
First Nations (North American Indian)114,570
Métis57,880
Inuk (Inuit)360
Multiple Aboriginal responses1,305
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere905
Non-Aboriginal identity895,535
ImmigrantsPopulation
Total visible minority population115,875
South Asian29,960
Chinese15,545
Black14,925
Filipino32,340
Latin American4,195
Arab4,300
Southeast Asian
5,745
West Asian2,065
Korean1,875
Japanese955
Visible minority, n.i.e.1,150
Multiple visible minorities2,820
Not a visible minority954,685
Ethnic origin population
Ethnic groupsPopulation
North American Aboriginal origins177,355
First Nations (North American Indian)130,880
Inuit650
Métis56,090
Other North American origins230,620
Acadian485
American13,455
Canadian220,960
New Brunswicker10
Newfoundlander130
Nova Scotian25
Ontarian20
Québécois240
Other North American origins, n.i.e.85
European origins759,080
British Isles origins427,735
Channel Islander10
Cornish35
English253,205
Irish155,725
Manx250
Scottish193,330
Welsh17,790
British Isles origins, n.i.e.16,095
French origins125,810
Alsatian10
Breton25
Corsican15
French125,775
Western European origins (except French origins)336,715
Austrian17,565
Bavarian50
Belgian9,660
Dutch36,230
Flemish805
Frisian70
German296,385
Luxembourger500
Swiss4,710
Western European origins, n.i.e.35
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)115,995
Danish11,530
Finnish5,400
Icelandic8,255
Norwegian68,640
Swedish32,815
Northern European origins, n.i.e.3,530
Eastern European origins243,055
Bulgarian355
Byelorussian290
Czech4,960
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.2,765
Estonian265
Hungarian27,885
Latvian535
Lithuanian1,045
Moldovan345
Polish59,950
Romanian12,730
Russian39,395
Slovak1,390
Ukrainian143,700
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.255
Southern European origins27,415
Albanian605
Bosnian515
Catalan15
Croatian2,570
Cypriot45
Greek2,880
Italian11,310
Kosovar30
Macedonian110
Maltese125
Montenegrin85
Portuguese1,885
Serbian1,300
Sicilian100
Slovenian640
Spanish5,670
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.1,065
Southern European origins, n.i.e.35
Other European origins3,885
Basque50
Jewish1,725
Roma (Gypsy)165
Slavic, n.o.s.200
Other European origins, n.i.e.1,755
Caribbean origins3,810
Bahamian15
Barbadian110
Bermudan20
Carib10
Cuban185
Dominican115
Grenadian60
Haitian110
Jamaican2,250
Puerto Rican55
St. Lucian45
Trinidadian/Tobagonian415
Vincentian/Grenadinian30
West Indian, n.o.s.355
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.190
Latin, Central and South American origins6,695
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya)300
Argentinian160
Belizean55
Bolivian45
Brazilian305
Chilean860
Colombian705
Costa Rican50
Ecuadorian105
Guatemalan270
Guyanese185
Hispanic125
Honduran95
Maya140
Mexican2,125
Nicaraguan140
Panamanian15
Paraguayan40
Peruvian295
Salvadorean765
Uruguayan65
Venezuelan55
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.320
African origins16,170
Central and West African origins4,440
Akan115
Angolan10
Ashanti10
Burkinabe20
Cameroonian205
Congolese530
Edo40
Ewe10
Gambian40
Ghanaian555
Guinean25
Ibo485
Ivorian75
Liberian85
Malian30
Nigerian1,715
Senegalese20
Sierra Leonean40
Togolese55
Yoruba520
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.235
North African origins2,190
Algerian70
Berber55
Coptic40
Dinka35
Egyptian535
Libyan205
Moroccan220
Sudanese935
Tunisian105
North African origins, n.i.e.40
Southern and East African origins6,320
Afrikaner60
Amhara20
Bantu, n.o.s.45
Burundian300
Djiboutian10
Eritrean1,130
Ethiopian675
Kenyan190
Malagasy10
Mauritian205
Oromo140
Rwandan80
Seychellois10
Somali1,275
South African1,295
Tanzanian55
Tigrian45
Ugandan90
Zambian190
Zimbabwean260
Zulu35
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.535
Other African origins3,605
Black, n.o.s.345
Other African origins, n.i.e.3,290
Asian origins99,125
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins9,415
Afghan780
Arab, n.o.s.1,175
Armenian240
Assyrian215
Azerbaijani50
Georgian35
Hazara25
Iranian1,345
Iraqi1,290
Israeli120
Jordanian75
Kazakh30
Kurd200
Kuwaiti10
Kyrgyz30
Lebanese1,360
Palestinian120
Pashtun175
Saudi Arabian110
Syrian1,365
Tajik10
Tatar60
Turk860
Turkmen20
Uzbek70
Yemeni45
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.265
South Asian origins29,830
Bangladeshi2,040
Bengali600
Bhutanese210
East Indian18,695
Goan45
Gujarati195
Kashmiri115
Nepali565
Pakistani6,255
Punjabi1,425
Sinhalese65
Sri Lankan515
Tamil120
South Asian origins, n.i.e.1,075
East and Southeast Asian origins60,010
Burmese465
Cambodian (Khmer)305
Chinese19,075
Filipino33,630
Indonesian220
Japanese1,220
Karen585
Korean2,025
Laotian705
Malaysian160
Mongolian205
Singaporean10
Taiwanese265
Thai420
Tibetan50
Vietnamese3,690
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.95
Other Asian origins735
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.735
Oceania origins1,430
Australian890
New Zealander265
Pacific Islands origins310
Fijian110
Hawaiian25
Maori45
Polynesian, n.o.s.25
Samoan55
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.60


Languages

LanguagePopulation
English only1,023,400
French only535
English and French51,360
Neither English nor French7,945
Language spoken at Home
Language Spoken at HomePopulation
English964,640
French3,985
Non-official languages80,505
Aboriginal languages16,605
Algonquian languages10,145
Cree-Montagnais languages10,000
Plains Cree1,195
Swampy Cree95
Woods Cree180
Cree, n.o.s.8,525
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages140
Ojibway145
Athabaskan languages6,360
Northern Athabaskan languages6,365
Dene6,360
Inuit languages5
Inuktitut5
Inuit languages, n.i.e.5
Michif45
Siouan languages50
Dakota35
Siouan languages, n.i.e.15
Non-Aboriginal languages63,905
Afro-Asiatic languages4,625
Kabyle5
Cushitic languages720
Bilen30
Oromo140
Somali530
Cushitic languages, n.i.e.15
Semitic languages3,900
Amharic150
Arabic2,890
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic225
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic115
Hebrew25
Tigrigna430
Semitic languages, n.i.e.70
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e.5
Austro-Asiatic languages1,740
Khmer (Cambodian)40
Vietnamese1,700
Austronesian languages12,515
Bikol15
Cebuano580
Hiligaynon110
Ilocano240
Malay35
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango)70
Pangasinan10
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)11,345
Waray-Waray15
Austronesian languages, n.i.e.95
Creole languages95
Creole, n.o.s.65
Creole languages, n.i.e.35
Dravidian languages845
Kannada20
Malayalam525
Tamil155
Telugu145
Indo-European languages31,235
Albanian205
Armenian45
Balto-Slavic languages5,170
Baltic languages80
Latvian40
Lithuanian40
Slavic languages5,090
Bosnian85
Bulgarian35
Croatian170
Czech30
Macedonian35
Polish480
Russian1,725
Serbian270
Serbo-Croatian45
Slovak30
Slovene (Slovenian)5
Ukrainian2,010
Slavic languages, n.i.e.170
Celtic languages10
Scottish Gaelic5
Welsh5
Germanic languages8,110
Afrikaans530
Danish10
Dutch200
Frisian5
German7,290
Norwegian10
Swedish10
Yiddish5
Germanic languages, n.i.e.45
Greek395
Indo-Iranian languages14,385
Indo-Aryan languages12,960
Bengali1,915
Gujarati1,585
Hindi880
Kashmiri5
Konkani10
Marathi55
Nepali570
Punjabi (Panjabi)3,485
Sindhi55
Sinhala (Sinhalese)140
Urdu4,265
Iranian languages1,280
Kurdish65
Pashto345
Persian (Farsi)865
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e.150
Italic (Romance) languages2,920
Italian155
Portuguese220
Romanian315
Spanish2,220
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e.10
Japanese120
Korean1,180
Mongolic languages25
Mongolian25
Niger-Congo languages735
Akan (Twi)55
Edo10
Ewe5
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde)20
Ganda10
Igbo40
Lingala15
Rundi (Kirundi)85
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)35
Shona35
Swahili200
Yoruba115
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e.100
Nilo-Saharan languages135
Dinka65
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e.70
Sign languages285
American Sign Language50
Sign languages, n.i.e230
Sino-Tibetan languages9,700
Chinese languages8,925
Cantonese2,400
Hakka5
Mandarin5,645
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese)80
Wu (Shanghainese)30
Chinese, n.o.s.760
Tibeto-Burman languages775
Burmese115
Karenic languages640
Tibetan10
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e.5
Tai-Kadai languages190
Lao125
Thai70
Turkic languages195
Azerbaijani5
Turkish170
Uzbek10
Turkic languages, n.i.e.5
Uralic languages240
Estonian10
Finnish15
Hungarian215
Other languages, n.i.e.45
Multiple responses34,110
English and French1,210
English and non-official language32,250
French and non-official language150
English, French and non-official language495


StatusTotalMaleFemale
Married or living common law520,430261,075259,355
Married437,875219,800218,075
Living common law82,55041,27041,280
Not married and not living common law362,240174,310187,930
Never married242,070133,750108,325
Separated19,7958,94510,855
Divorced47,18020,98526,200
Widowed53,19010,63542,555


Income Distribution

Under $10,000 105,780
$10,000 to $19,999118,380
$20,000 to $29,999107,890
$30,000 to $39,99995,605
$40,000 to $49,99989,285
$50,000 to $59,99970,395
$60,000 to $69,99953,855
$70,000 to $79,99941,930
$80,000 to $89,99934,305
$90,000 to $99,99926,165
$100,000 and over79,030
$100,000 to $149,99956,160
$150,000 and over22,870


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