Prince Albert

Prince Albert, SK
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on a map

Population: 42,673 (2011)
Unemployment Rate: 8.8% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $10.50/hr (as of October 1, 2015) (2015)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 80 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Number of people estimated to be:

  • living on the streets: 70 (est.) (2007)
  • living in emergency shelters: 100 (est.) (2007)
  • living in housing with supports: 80 (est.) (2007)
  • living in a state of 'hidden homelessness': 600 (est.) (2007)
  • at risk of homelessness: 700 (est.) (2007)

HOUSING
Number of transitional beds: 152 (2011)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 5.9%  (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $794/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income Assistance (single person/mo.): $1001 (2011)
Number of meals distributed/mo. by food bank: 2,135 (avg. for 2010) (2011)