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Friday, August 18, 2017

Quick Facts

Population estimate (April 1, 2017)

1,161,365

Consumer Price Index change (July 2017 /July 2016)

0.8%

Unemployment rate (July 2017)

6.6%

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  08/04/2017
The Saskatchewan unemployment rate for July 2017 was 6.6 percent.  This is a increase of 0.8 percentage points from the June 2017 rate of 5.8 percent and 0.3 percet higher than the July 2016 rate of 6.3 percent.

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Consumer Price Index 08/18/2017
According to Statistics Canada, the Saskatchewan All-items Consumer Price Index increased 0.8 percent between July 2016 and July 2017, while the Canada All-items Index increased 1.2 percent.
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2016 Annual Averages

Population 06/15/2017
Saskatchewan's population was 1,161,365 on April 1, 2017. This represents an increase of 3,026 persons from the January 1, 2017 population of 1,158,339 and 16,047 more than the April 1, 2016 population of 1,145,318.
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