Demographics in Regina, SK

Population Marital Status Employment Spoken Language Median Income Households Housing Education Commute Time

What is the population of Regina?

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Y-o-Y Change
Total population 2020* 238,503 0.9%

Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2016 215,105
Male population 105,915 49.2%
Female population 109,190 50.8%
Average age 38.4
Male population 49.2%
Female population 50.8%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 39,670 18.4%
15 to 24 27,320 12.7%
25 to 34 35,250 16.4%
35 to 44 29,405 13.7%
45 to 54 27,415 12.8%
55 to 64 26,290 12.2%
Over 65 29,750 13.8%
Under 14 18.4%
15 to 24 12.7%
25 to 34 16.4%
35 to 44 13.7%
45 to 54 12.8%
55 to 64 12.2%
Over 65 13.8%
There are 215,105 residents in Regina, with an average age of 38.4. Males make up 49.2% of the population, while females account for 50.8%. Locals under 14 years old represent the largest age group in Regina (39,670 individuals), followed by those aged 25 to 34 (35,250 people).

What is the marital status of Regina residents?

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% of Total
Married 82,775 47.2%
Common law 15,935 9.1%
Single 52,645 30.0%
Separated 3,885 2.2%
Divorced 10,740 6.1%
Widowed 9,460 5.4%
Married 47.2%
Common law 9.1%
Single 30.0%
Separated 2.2%
Divorced 6.1%
Widowed 5.4%
A total of 52,645 people in Regina have never been married (which represents 30% of the population). Wedded people in Regina (82,775 locals) account for 47.2% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 9.1% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 15,935 people).

What are the employment statistics in Regina?

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Unemployment rate 6.0%
% of Total
Management 12,280 10.8%
Business, finance and administration 20,690 18.1%
Natural and applied sciences 8,530 7.5%
Health 8,490 7.4%
Education, law, community and government services 13,495 11.8%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2,870 2.5%
Sales and service 27,025 23.7%
Trades and transport 16,870 14.8%
Natural resources and agriculture 1,185 1.0%
Manufacturing and utilities 2,705 2.4%
Management 10.8%
Business, finance and administration 18.1%
Natural and applied sciences 7.5%
Health 7.4%
Education, law, community and government services 11.8%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2.5%
Sales and service 23.7%
Trades and transport 14.8%
Natural resources and agriculture 1.0%
Manufacturing and utilities 2.4%
Regina has an unemployment rate of 6%. Regarding the most common jobs in Regina, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (27,025 individuals), followed by those in Business, finance and administration (20,690 individuals) and Trades and transport (16,870 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Regina?

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% of Total
English 207,140 97.4%
French 2,400 1.1%
English and French 570 0.3%
Neither English nor French 2,580 1.2%
The majority of Regina residents (that’s 97.4%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Regina?

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Median household income $81,832
Median after-tax household income $70,229
The median household income in Regina is $81,832, while the median after-tax household income sits at $70,229 per year.

How many households are there in Regina?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 87,415
Owned households 59,340 67.9%
Rented households 28,075 32.1%
Owned households 67.9%
Rented households 32.1%

Household size

Average household size 2.4
% of Total
1 person 25,900 29.6%
2 person 29,185 33.4%
3 person 13,385 15.3%
4 person 11,930 13.6%
5 person 7,015 8.0%
1 person 29.6%
2 person 33.4%
3 person 15.3%
4 person 13.6%
5 person 8.0%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 20,460 23.4%
35 to 44 16,295 18.6%
45 to 54 15,990 18.3%
55 to 64 15,970 18.3%
Over 65 18,700 21.4%
Under 34 23.4%
35 to 44 18.6%
45 to 54 18.3%
55 to 64 18.3%
Over 65 21.4%
There is a total of 87,415 households in Regina, 67.9% of which are owner-occupied and 32.1% of which have renters living in them. Meanwhile, the average household size in Regina is 2.4 people. Of the total households here, those with 2 people living in them account for the largest share of the market (29,185 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (25,900 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is under 34 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Regina, at 23.4%.

What are the housing characteristics in Regina?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 6,685 7.6%
Between 1946 and 1960 12,375 14.2%
Between 1961 and 1970 13,540 15.5%
Between 1971 and 1980 18,925 21.6%
Between 1981 and 1990 12,040 13.8%
Between 1991 and 2000 5,590 6.4%
Between 2001 and 2010 8,955 10.2%
After 2011 9,305 10.6%
Before 1945 7.6%
Between 1946 and 1960 14.2%
Between 1961 and 1970 15.5%
Between 1971 and 1980 21.6%
Between 1981 and 1990 13.8%
Between 1991 and 2000 6.4%
Between 2001 and 2010 10.2%
After 2011 10.6%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
No bedrooms 340 0.4%
1 bedroom 10,460 12.0%
2 bedrooms 22,090 25.3%
3 bedrooms 29,920 34.2%
4 or more bedroom 24,605 28.2%
No bedrooms 0.4%
1 bedroom 12.0%
2 bedrooms 25.3%
2 bedrooms 34.2%
4 or more bedroom 28.2%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 56,420 64.5%
Apartments 4,240 4.8%
Attached homes 26,585 30.4%
Movable homes 175 0.2%
Single-detached homes 64.5%
Apartments 4.8%
Attached homes 30.4%
Movable homes 0.2%
Median home value $340,568
Average home value $363,071

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 58,570 67.0%
Major repairs 6,360 7.3%
Minor repairs 22,490 25.7%
Regular maintenance 67.0%
Minor repairs 25.7%
Major repairs 7.3%
Single-detached houses account for 64.5% of the residential buildings in Regina. Apartments make up 4.8% of the Regina housing market. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $340,568 and the average figure sits at $363,071. Of all the properties in Regina, 3 bedrooms units include 29,920 (the highest share) and 4 or more bedrooms units have 24,605 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (67%) and minor repairs (25.7%).

What is the education level in Regina?

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% of Total
No diploma 26,030 15.1%
High school diploma 55,030 32.0%
Apprenticeship diploma 14,590 8.5%
College diploma 26,670 15.5%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 6,275 3.6%
University degree 43,605 25.3%
No diploma 15.1%
High school diploma 32.0%
Apprenticeship diploma 8.5%
College diploma 15.5%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 3.6%
University degree 25.3%
Approximately 32% of the population in Regina has a high school diploma (that’s 55,030 residents). Regina locals holding a college diploma (26,670 people) account for 15.5% of the resident pool. Additionally, 25.3% of them hold a university degree (43,605 people).

What is the average commute time in Regina?

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Average commute time 17 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 96,425 88.3%
By public transit 6,010 5.5%
By bicycle/by walking 5,860 5.4%
By other methods 940 0.9%
By car, truck or van 88.3%
By public transit 5.5%
By bicycle/by walking 5.4%
By other methods 0.9%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 89,150 91.6%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 7,760 8.0%
Commute to a different province 375 0.4%
Commute within the same municipality 91.6%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 8.0%
Commute to a different province 0.4%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 40,495 37.1%
15 to 29 minutes 55,485 50.8%
30 to 44 minutes 8,710 8.0%
45 to 59 minutes 2,325 2.1%
More than 60 minutes 2,215 2.0%
Less than 15 minutes 37.1%
15 to 29 minutes 50.8%
30 to 44 minutes 8.0%
45 to 59 minutes 2.1%
More than 60 minutes 2.0%
Most employed people in Regina (55,485 individuals) travel 15 to 29 min to get to work, followed by those who commute less than 15 min (40,495 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Regina is 17 min. The preferred commuting mode here is by car, truck or van and most employed Regina locals commute within the same municipality to get to work.

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest census data from Statistics Canada (2016).
Census aggregated data represented here is extracted from Data Tables, by topic, at census subdivision area level. Differences may be found between the totals of the various categories due to multiple variables.
The information is updated as soon as new data is made available. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information.
*Total population 2020 extracted from Annual Population Estimates.

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