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Saskatchewan Migration

Changes in population from migration and immigration

Positive international immigration overshadowed losses from to inter-provincial migration, resulting in a net increase of 1,904 people to Saskatchewan’s population in the fourth quarter of 2021. This was well above the number of people who came during the previous fourth quarter.

Changes in population from movement within Canada

Some 2,690 people moved to Saskatchewan from other provinces in the fourth quarter of 2021. This was up 15.8% from a year earlier. More people came to Saskatchewan from British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba compared to a year earlier.

A total of 4,072 people left the province for elsewhere in Canada in the fourth quarter, an increase of 10.4% from the same period in 2020. More people leaving for British Columbia and Alberta accounted for this increase.

The result was a net loss of 1,382 people from Saskatchewan’s population in the fourth quarter. This was an increase of 1.1% from the fourth quarter of 2020.

Changes in population from immigration

International immigration added 3,286 people to Saskatchewan’s population in the fourth quarter of 2021. This was an increase of 97.1% from the same period in 2020.