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Population Growth and Rate of Change

“Population growth and rate of change” are indicators of sustainable growth.  Population growth is a fundamental driver of the City’s business plan and budget planning process.  

How are we doing?

The City of Saskatoon estimated our December 31, 2016 population to be 265,300. This estimate is based on a projected annual growth rate of 1.9% from July 2016 to year end. While the growth rate is lower than what Saskatoon has been experiencing in recent years, the key point is that the city is still experiencing solid population growth. 

Data Table
Population Growth and Rate of Change
  July 08 July 09 July 10 July 11 July 12 July 13 July 14 July 15 July 16 July 17(F) July 18(F)
Statistics Canada, July Annual Estimate 214944 220016 225137 230473 239420 247069 253374 258068 262900    
Population Projection - 1.0% growth rate                 262900 265529 268184
Population Projection - 1.5% growth rate                 262900 266844 270847
Population Projection - 2.0% growth rate                 262900 268158 273521

For more information please see the attached report Population Growth and Rate of Change

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