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Population in 2011: 17,535
Population in 2006: 16,533
Population in 2001: 16,527

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

6.1%
Saskatchewan:

6.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here 0.0%
Saskatchewan -1.1%

Total private houses: 8,060
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 7,514
Land area (km2): 1131.74

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

15.5
Nearby towns and cities:

82.0


This city population and houses statistics

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Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Airports in this city

  • Swift Current Airport (IATA: YYN, ICAO: CYYN)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

41.7
Province:

38.2
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

82.9%
Saskatchewan:

80.9%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

22,307 CAD
Province:

23,025 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

24,993 CAD
Province:

23,755 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

11.1%
Saskatchewan:

14.4%
Earnings and income details for this city

TV stations located in Swift Current

  • CJFB-TV (Analog: 5 VHF)

Companies in Swift Current

  • Diamond Energy

Buildings located in this city

  • Court House

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 385
This city:

2.4%
Saskatchewan:

3.6%
Male: 190
Here:

2.4%
Saskatchewan:

3.7%
Female: 195
Here:

2.3%
Saskatchewan:

3.4%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 285
This city:

1.7%
Province:

14.9%
Male: 130
Here:

1.6%
Saskatchewan:

14.8%
Female: 160
This city:

1.9%
Province:

14.9%

Swift Current Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Churches in Swift Current

  • First United Church

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Swift Current

Households types in Swift Current

Average family income in Swift Current in 2005

This city families and households characteristics

Universities located in this city

  • Great Plains College

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 9,025
This city:

62.0%
Province:

58.4%
Male: 4,505
This city:

64.7%
Saskatchewan:

59.6%
Female: 4,520
This city:

59.6%
Saskatchewan:

57.3%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 5,520
Here:

38.0%
Province:

41.6%
Male: 2,455
This city:

35.3%
Saskatchewan:

40.4%
Female: 3,060
This city:

40.4%
Province:

42.7%

Swift Current - Married

This city - Not married

This city marital status details

Sports teams in Swift Current

  • Swift Current Broncos (Hockey)
  • Swift Current Indians (Baseball)
  • Swift Current Rampage (Hockey)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

First official language spoken in Swift Current

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Swift Current

Venues in Swift Current

  • Lyric Theater

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

IUCN protected areas in this city

  • Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
Here:

68.9%
Province:

68.4%
Employment rate
Here:

65.8%
Province:

64.6%
Unemployment rate
This city:

4.5%
Province:

5.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Noteworthy people related to this city

Birthplace of:
  • Travis Moen (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Brandin Cote (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Marc Habscheid (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Brad Wall (Politician)
  • Trent McCleary (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Boyd Kane (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Lynda Maureen Haverstock (Politician)
  • Bobbi-Jo Slusar (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Darcy Regier (Ice Hockey Player)
  • William Prine Hayes
  • Jeff Buchanan (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Lorna Crozier (Writer)
  • Gib Hutchinson (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jeff Toms (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jack Forsey (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Ken Epp (Politician)
  • Reggie Cleveland (MLB Player)
  • Dorothy Walton (Sportsman)
  • Darrel Scoville (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Don Moen (Football)
Death place of:
  • Lloyd Ailsby (Ice Hockey Player)

Stadiums in this city

  • Credit Union iPlex

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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