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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Population by gender

% of Total
Total population 2021 226,400
Male population 111,280 49.2%
Female population 115,120 50.8%
Average age 39.0
Male population 49.2%
Female population 50.8%

Population by age group

% of Total
Under 14 42,660 18.8%
15 to 24 27,860 12.3%
25 to 34 32,985 14.6%
35 to 44 34,115 15.1%
45 to 54 26,225 11.6%
55 to 64 27,370 12.1%
Over 65 35,185 15.5%
Under 14 18.8%
15 to 24 12.3%
25 to 34 14.6%
35 to 44 15.1%
45 to 54 11.6%
55 to 64 12.1%
Over 65 15.5%
There are 226,400 residents in Regina, with an average age of 39.0. 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 (42,660 individuals), followed by those aged over 65 (35,185 people).

What is the marital status of Regina residents?

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% of Total
Married 85,680 46.6%
Common law 16,805 9.2%
Single 56,260 30.6%
Separated 4,115 2.2%
Divorced 11,230 6.1%
Widowed 9,655 5.2%
Married 46.6%
Common law 9.2%
Single 30.6%
Separated 2.2%
Divorced 6.1%
Widowed 5.2%
A total of 56,260 people in Regina have never been married (which represents 30.6% of the population). Wedded people in Regina (85,680 locals) account for 46.6% of the resident pool. Meanwhile, approximately 9.2% of locals live common law (that’s a total of 16,805 people).

What are the employment statistics in Regina?

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Unemployment rate 9.9%
% of Total
Management 1,255 1.1%
Business, finance and administration 22,435 19.0%
Natural and applied sciences 9,310 7.9%
Health 10,485 8.9%
Education, law, community and government services 15,865 13.4%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2,845 2.4%
Sales and service 31,200 26.4%
Trades and transport 19,595 16.6%
Natural resources and agriculture 1,960 1.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 3,240 2.7%
Management 1.1%
Business, finance and administration 19.0%
Natural and applied sciences 7.9%
Health 8.9%
Education, law, community and government services 13.4%
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2.4%
Sales and service 26.4%
Trades and transport 16.6%
Natural resources and agriculture 1.7%
Manufacturing and utilities 2.7%
Regina has an unemployment rate of 9.9%. Regarding the most common jobs in Regina, people working in Sales and service account for the largest share of the local workforce (31,200 individuals), followed by those in Business, finance and administration (22,435 individuals) and Trades and transport (19,595 individuals).

What language is most spoken in Regina?

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% of Total
English 218,150 97.5%
French 2,300 1.0%
English and French 590 0.3%
Neither English nor French 2,775 1.2%
The majority of Regina residents (that’s 97.5%) speak English.

What is the median household income in Regina?

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Median household income $88,000
Median after-tax household income $76,500
The median household income in Regina is $88,000, while the median after-tax household income sits at $76,500 per year.

How many households are there in Regina?

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Homeownership

% of Total
Total households 92,135
Owned households 61,220 66.4%
Rented households 30,915 33.6%
Owned households 66.4%
Rented households 33.6%

Household size

Average household size 2.4
% of Total
1 person 27,875 30.3%
2 person 30,420 33.0%
3 person 13,605 14.8%
4 person 12,475 13.5%
5 person 7,745 8.4%
1 person 30.3%
2 person 33.0%
3 person 14.8%
4 person 13.5%
5 person 8.4%

Households by age of primary maintainer

% of Total
Under 34 19,155 20.8%
35 to 44 19,035 20.7%
45 to 54 15,265 16.6%
55 to 64 16,545 18.0%
Over 65 22,130 24.0%
Under 34 20.8%
35 to 44 20.7%
45 to 54 16.6%
55 to 64 18.0%
Over 65 24.0%
There is a total of 92,135 households in Regina, 66.4% of which are owner-occupied and 33.6% 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 (30,420 households), followed by establishments occupied by 1 person (27,875 households). Moreover, families whose primary maintainer is over 65 years old represent the largest percentage of the total households in Regina, at 24%.

What are the housing characteristics in Regina?

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Year built

% of Total
Before 1945 6,350 6.9%
Between 1946 and 1960 11,925 12.9%
Between 1961 and 1970 13,330 14.5%
Between 1971 and 1980 18,520 20.1%
Between 1981 and 1990 11,435 12.4%
Between 1991 and 2000 5,825 6.3%
Between 2001 and 2010 9,225 10.0%
After 2011 15,515 16.8%
Before 1945 6.9%
Between 1946 and 1960 12.9%
Between 1961 and 1970 14.5%
Between 1971 and 1980 20.1%
Between 1981 and 1990 12.4%
Between 1991 and 2000 6.3%
Between 2001 and 2010 10.0%
After 2011 16.8%

No. of bedrooms

% of Total
No bedrooms 510 0.6%
1 bedroom 10,810 11.7%
2 bedrooms 23,810 25.8%
3 bedrooms 30,900 33.5%
4 or more bedroom 26,105 28.3%
No bedrooms 0.6%
1 bedroom 11.7%
2 bedrooms 25.8%
2 bedrooms 33.5%
4 or more bedroom 28.3%

Property type

% of Total
Single-detached homes 58,120 63.1%
Apartments 4,390 4.8%
Attached homes 29,445 32.0%
Movable homes 170 0.2%
Single-detached homes 63.1%
Apartments 4.8%
Attached homes 32.0%
Movable homes 0.2%
Median home value $340,000
Average home value $361,600

Home improvement needed

% of Total
Regular maintenance 61,295 66.5%
Major repairs 6,725 7.3%
Minor repairs 24,110 26.2%
Regular maintenance 66.5%
Minor repairs 26.2%
Major repairs 7.3%
Single-detached houses account for 63.1% of the residential buildings in Regina. Apartments make up 4.8% of the Regina housing market. Meanwhile, the median home value here is $340,000 and the average figure sits at $361,600. Of all the properties in Regina, 3 bedrooms units include 30,900 (the highest share) and 4 or more bedrooms units have 26,105 (second-highest share). Notably, when it comes to the condition of these homes, most of them require regular maintenance (66.5%) and minor repairs (26.2%).

What is the education level in Regina?

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% of Total
No diploma 24,650 13.7%
High school diploma 56,800 31.5%
Apprenticeship diploma 14,370 8.0%
College diploma 25,860 14.3%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 7,660 4.2%
University degree 51,170 28.4%
No diploma 13.7%
High school diploma 31.5%
Apprenticeship diploma 8.0%
College diploma 14.3%
University diploma (below bachelor level) 4.2%
University degree 28.4%
Approximately 31.5% of the population in Regina has a high school diploma (that’s 56,800 residents). Regina locals holding a college diploma (25,860 people) account for 14.3% of the resident pool. Additionally, 28.4% of them hold a university degree (51,170 people).

What is the average commute time in Regina?

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Average commute time 16 min

Commuting mode

% of Total
By car, truck or van 78,595 90.2%
By public transit 3,145 3.6%
By bicycle/by walking 3,665 4.2%
By other methods 1,730 2.0%
By car, truck or van 90.2%
By public transit 3.6%
By bicycle/by walking 4.2%
By other methods 2.0%

Commuting destinations

% of Total
Commute within the same municipality 68,510 91.4%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 6,025 8.0%
Commute to a different province 410 0.6%
Commute within the same municipality 91.4%
Commute to another municipality within the same province 8.0%
Commute to a different province 0.6%

Commuting duration

% of Total
Less than 15 minutes 36,430 41.8%
15 to 29 minutes 41,820 48.0%
30 to 44 minutes 5,240 6.0%
45 to 59 minutes 1,820 2.1%
More than 60 minutes 1,815 2.1%
Less than 15 minutes 41.8%
15 to 29 minutes 48.0%
30 to 44 minutes 6.0%
45 to 59 minutes 2.1%
More than 60 minutes 2.1%
Most employed people in Regina (41,820 individuals) travel 15 to 29 min to get to work, followed by those who commute less than 15 min (36,430 individuals). All in all, the average commute time in Regina is 16 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 (2021).
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.