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Municipal Property Tax per Capita

"Municipal property tax per capita" tracks the average amount of municipal property tax for each person in Saskatoon.

How are we doing? 

The City of Saskatoon’s municipal property tax per capita has increased over the last five years to an average of $766 per person in 2016.

Data Table
Municipal Property Tax Per Capita
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Municipal Property Tax Per Capita ($) 559 579 621 609 633 677 719 766


Description

The indicator tracks the average amount of municipal property tax for each person in Saskatoon.

Municipal Property Tax per Capita = Total Municipal Property Taxes
                                                                    Population of Saskatoon

“Total Municipal Property Taxes” is from the City of Saskatoon’s annual approved budget. The Saskatoon Public Library Tax and the Education Tax are not included in Saskatoon's municipal property tax indicator. The City’s population is estimated as of December 31 for each year, by the City of Saskatoon Planning and Development Division.

How are other cities doing?

The City of Saskatoon’s municipal property tax per capita is quite favourable compared to other major cities in Western Canada, partly because more of Saskatoon’s budget is funded through other self-generated revenues. 

Tax Per Capita

 

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