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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Quick Facts

Population estimate (July 1, 2017)

1,163,925

Consumer Price Index change (October 2017 /October 2016)

2.0%

Unemployment rate (October 2017)

5.1%

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  11/03/2017
The Saskatchewan unemployment rate for October 2017 was 5.1 percent.  This is a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from the September 2017 rate of 5.3 percent and 1.0 percentage points lower than the October 2016 rate of 6.1 percent.

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Consumer Price Index 11/17/2017
According to Statistics Canada, the Saskatchewan All-items Consumer Price Index increased 2.0 percent between October 2016 and October 2017, while the Canada All-items Index increased 1.4 percent.
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2016 Annual Averages

Population 09/27/2017
Saskatchewan's population was 1,163,925 on July 1, 2017. This represents an increase of 4,376 persons from the April 1, 2017 population of 1,159,549 and 15,337 more than the July 1, 2016 population of 1,148,588.
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