Demographics of Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Overview
Population, 2021

16,750

0.9%
Population, 2016: 16,604
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 29.3
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 571.6
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$52,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$44,000
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$94,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$79,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
61.8%
Unemployment rate
7.3%
Participation rate
66.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$318,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,222
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$951
Population
Population, 2021 16,750
Population, 2016 16,604
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.90%
Total private dwellings, 2021 7,891
Total private dwellings, 2016 7,650
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.20%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 7,214
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 7,149
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 29
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 572
National population rank, 2021 272
Province/territory population rank, 2021 5
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 16,140
Official languages 16,070
English 16,055
French 760
Non-official languages 2,735
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,015
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $52,400
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,025
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $44,000
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,065
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,720
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,765
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,640
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,440
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,360
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,170
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,280
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,000
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,460
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,745
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $58,800
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,820
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,560
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.60%
Employment income (%) 66.80%
Government transfers (%) 17.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,730
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $51,120
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,735
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,960
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,885
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $47,720
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,705
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $47,720
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,775
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,770
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 890
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,580
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,685
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $56,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,100
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,585
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,840
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.20%
Employment income (%) 71.20%
Government transfers (%) 12.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 7,215
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $94,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $79,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,445
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $49,320
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $42,080
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 4,765
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $117,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $98,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,575
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $119,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $99,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,110
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $105,500
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $87,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,790
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $151,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $125,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 590
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $70,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $63,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,970
Average total income in 2020 ($) $46,400
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $39,800
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 16,140
Canadian citizens 14,805
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,105
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 11,700
Not Canadian citizens 1,330
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 7,215
Owner 5,030
Renter 2,190
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 7,215
Condominium 930
Not condominium 6,290
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 7,215
No bedrooms 45
1 bedroom 870
2 bedrooms 1,680
3 bedrooms 1,975
4 or more bedrooms 2,645
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 7,215
1 to 4 rooms 1,760
5 rooms 905
6 rooms 970
7 rooms 965
8 or more rooms 2,610
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 7,215
1960 or before 2,065
1961 to 1980 2,640
1981 to 1990 880
1991 to 2000 495
2001 to 2005 215
2006 to 2010 315
2011 to 2015 385
2016 to 2021 210
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 7,215
15 to 24 years 365
25 to 34 years 1,045
35 to 44 years 1,195
45 to 54 years 1,095
55 to 64 years 1,340
65 to 74 years 1,095
75 to 84 years 755
85 years and over 325
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 7,180
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 5,995
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,185
30% to less than 100% 1,115
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 5,025
% of owner households with a mortgage 59.20%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.90%
% in core housing need 1.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,090
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,222
Median value of dwellings ($) $300,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $318,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $860
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $951
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,695
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 10,675
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,250
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 880
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,365
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,445
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,495
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,440
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,095
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,215
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 480
Apprenticeship certificate 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,545
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 335
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,345
Bachelor's degree 1,725
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 150
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 95
Master's degree 330
Earned doctorate 50
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,250
No certificate, diploma or degree 790
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,700
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,755
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,890
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 890
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 345
Apprenticeship certificate 540
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,790
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 205
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,865
Bachelor's degree 1,370
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 100
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 75
Master's degree 285
Earned doctorate 40
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 13,375
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,930
Education 750
13. Education 750
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 65
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 55
Humanities 245
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 35
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 35
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 145
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 320
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 25
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 85
22. Legal professions and studies 70
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 50
45. Social sciences 90
Business, management and public administration 1,540
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 125
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,415
Physical and life sciences and technologies 100
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 70
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 20
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 170
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 145
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,270
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 150
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 225
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 280
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 410
48. Precision production 210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 325
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 275
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 1,215
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 55
51. Health professions and related programs 1,125
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 30
Personal, protective and transportation services 440
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 270
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 75
49. Transportation and materials moving 85
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 8,250
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,490
Education 485
13. Education 485
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 45
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 10
50. Visual and performing arts 40
Humanities 155
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 20
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 30
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 70
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 240
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 25
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 60
22. Legal professions and studies 55
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 35
45. Social sciences 65
Business, management and public administration 1,225
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 110
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,120
Physical and life sciences and technologies 60
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 45
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 135
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 120
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 920
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 130
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 155
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 210
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 280
48. Precision production 150
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 245
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 195
03. Natural resources and conservation 50
Health and related fields 875
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 45
51. Health professions and related programs 805
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 25
Personal, protective and transportation services 375
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 225
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 70
49. Transportation and materials moving 75
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 13,375
In the labour force 8,915
Employed 8,265
Unemployed 650
Not in the labour force 4,455
Participation rate 66.70%
Employment rate 61.80%
Unemployment rate 7.30%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 13,375
Did not work 4,520
Worked 8,855
Worked full year full time 4,845
Worked part year and/or part time 4,010
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 8,920
Class of worker - not applicable 155
All classes of workers 8,760
Employee 7,600
Permanent position 6,390
Temporary position 1,205
Fixed term (1 year or more) 295
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 910
Self-employed 1,160
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 8,920
Occupation - not applicable 155
All occupations 8,760
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 60
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,355
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 315
3 Health occupations 780
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 940
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 140
6 Sales and service occupations 2,540
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,660
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 595
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 375
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 8,920
Industry - not applicable 155
All industries 8,760
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 380
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 325
22 Utilities 85
23 Construction 590
31-33 Manufacturing 405
41 Wholesale trade 465
44-45 Retail trade 1,100
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 375
51 Information and cultural industries 80
52 Finance and insurance 345
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 130
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 440
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 215
61 Educational services 660
62 Health care and social assistance 1,230
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 250
72 Accommodation and food services 810
81 Other services (except public administration) 400
91 Public administration 470
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 8,265
Worked at home 715
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 1,135
Usual place of work 6,405
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 6,405
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 5,415
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 645
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 295
Commute to a different province or territory 55
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 7,545
Car, truck or van 7,150
Car, truck or van - as a driver 6,735
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 420
Public transit 35
Walked 275
Bicycle 20
Other method 65
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 7,545
Less than 15 minutes 6,030
15 to 29 minutes 830
30 to 44 minutes 360
45 to 59 minutes 90
60 minutes and over 230
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 9,505
English 9,365
French 0
Non-official language 15
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 15
English and French 30
English and non-official language(s) 95
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 9,505
Official languages 9,450
English 9,435
French 15
Non-official languages 40
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 15,360
Non-movers 9,050
Movers 6,305
Non-migrants 3,075
Migrants 3,235
Internal migrants 2,640
Intraprovincial migrants 1,850
Interprovincial migrants 795
External migrants 590
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