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Business Statistics & Publications

To keep up-to-date on business activities in the City of Saskatoon, the following publications provide an overview of business license activities.

Business Profile

The Business License Program has released the 2015 Annual Report, which provides comprehensive statistical information related to business activity in Saskatoon, including information on new businesses, commercial/industrial businesses, and home based businesses for 2015.   

Commercial and Industrial Development Study

In 2011, the Future Growth Section of Planning & Development released the Commercial and Industrial Development Study. The Study includes an examination of commercial and industrial development in the City’s newest areas and in the existing built up areas, providing direction regarding the amount and type of development areas needed to meet projected growth and identify the policies required to support the revitalization of existing developments. 

Employment Profile

The 2013 Employment Profile is an important resource for planning and business development. This report presents statistics and trends in employment in relation to the population, commuter flows, business activity and scale, industry sectors and geographic distribution across the city. This information provides policy makers, prospective developers and the business community with data to plan for future needs and services.