Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Economic Overview

Saskatchewan's Economy

Saskatchewan is the world’s largest potash producer, a top supplier of uranium, and the largest exporter of lentils, dried peas, oats and canola. We are the second largest energy producer in Canada and sixth largest in North America.

Built on this strong resource base are thriving manufacturing and technology sectors. The province is home to some of the world’s top dry-land agricultural equipment manufacturers and world-leading biotechnology and carbon capture and storage technology. This diversity has been instrumental in Saskatchewan’s success in recent years.

GDP by Industry

Gross Domestic Product

Although global commodity price declines have affected Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in recent years, Saskatchewan has experienced steady GDP growth over the past decade. The province posted a GDP of $60.6 billion in 2017 (using 2007 chained dollars).


Capital Investments
Saskatchewan has experienced a remarkable growth in investment in the past decade. Since 2007, Saskatchewan has reached an estimated $135.5 billion in new investment.

The Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies: 2017 ranked Saskatchewan the 2nd most attractive jurisdiction in the world for mining investment. In 2016, the Fraser Institute ranked Saskatchewan first in Canada and fourth in the world for oil and gas investment.

The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to creating a fiscally stable economy. Saskatchewan maintains strong credit ratings with both Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor's.

We need your feedback to improve Help us improve