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Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics

The Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics (SBS) is the province’s statistical agency. The SBS is a part of the Federal-Provincial-Territorial system which coordinates statistical activity within the country. The SBS in conjunction with our Federal, Provincial and Territorial partners strive to provide high quality data for use by all members of society.

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1. Information you might be looking for

Monthly Statistical Review October 2017

Labour Force Survey Report September 2017

Consumer Price Index Report September 2017

According to Statistics Canada, the Saskatchewan All-items Consumer Price Index increased 1.9 percent between September 2016 and September 2017, while the Canada All-items Index increased 1.6 percent.

Economic Review 2016

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2. Programs and services

If you have any questions about statistics or are looking for statistical information, please contact us.

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3. Ministers and managers

Hon. Donna Harpauer
Hon. Donna Harpauer, Minister

Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-6060
Fax (306) 787-6055
Email fin.minister@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 312, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B3
Rupen Pandya
Rupen Pandya, Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-6621
Fax (306) 787-7155
Email rupen.pandya@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 11th Floor, 2350 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 4A6
Hale Ramsey, Director, Economic and Statistics

Bureau of Statistics

Phone (306) 787-7208
Fax (306) 787-1426
Email Hale.Ramsey@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 9th Floor, 2350 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4P 4A6
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4. Forms and publications

Saskatchewan Provincial Economic Accounts (February 2017 Edition)

The Saskatchewan Provincial Economic Accounts provide the principal estimates of aggregate economic activity in Saskatchewan. (GDP tables)

The Economic Review

The Economic Review is an annual publication highlighting major developments and trends in Saskatchewan’s economy. The Economic Review consists of two parts:

  • a write up, which highlights the status, events and milestones in the provincial economy; and
  • a compendium of tables and graphs, which presents information on a wide variety of topics.

The Economic Review has been in continuous publication since 1951. It is useful for providing both a contemporary and historical context for the province. 

The Census

Every five years Statistics Canada conducts a census. The results of the census are released in batches over the course of around two years. For each release of census data the Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics prepares a report detailing relevant or interesting developments in the Province.

Quarterly Population Report

Every quarter Statistics Canada’s Demography Department releases the quarterly population number. The Demography Department collects data from numerous sources, including the census, to produce the official population number. This population number is the one used for calculating federal transfer payments, and drawing electoral boundaries. Every quarter on the day Demography Department releases the official population number the Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics releases a detailed report outlining changes in the population and the source of those changes.

The Monthly Statistical Review

The Monthly Statistical Review is a compendium of tables and graphs which track changes in topics relevant to life in Saskatchewan. The Monthly Statistical review has been in continuous publication since 1974.

The Labour Force Survey

Every month Statistics Canada publishes the results of the Labour Force Survey (LFS). The LFS is the timeliest tool used in assessing the health of the economy. The data is highly valued by investors, businesses, and governments. Each month on the day the LFS is released the Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics prepares a detailed report outlining some relevant statistics for the province of Saskatchewan.

Consumer Price Index

Every month Statistics Canada publishes the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The CPI tracks the changes in prices of consumer goods, such as food, gasoline and clothes. Each month on the day the CPI is released the Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics prepares a detailed report outlining some of the relevant changes in the CPI for the Province of Saskatchewan.

Release Schedule

Reference Month 

Labour Force Survey 

Consumer Price Index 

Monthly Statistical Review 

January

February 10

February 24

January 6

February

March 10

March 24

February 10

March

April 7

April 21

March 10

April

May 5

May 19

April 7

May

June 9

June 23

May 5

June

July 7

July 21

June 9

July

August 4

August 18

July 7

August

September 8

September 22

August 4

September

October 6

October 20

September 8

October

November 3

November 17

October 6

November

December 1

December 21

November 3

December

January 5, 2018

January 19, 2018

December 1


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5. Legislation

The Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics operates according to both the:

Federal Statistics Act

Provincial Statistics Act

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