Regina

Regina, SK
Regina, Saskatchewan on a map

Population: 236,481 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 5.7% (August 2017)
Minimum Wage: $10.72/hr (October 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 5 (2016)
Total Number of Beds: 152 (2016)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

Number of people estimated to be:

  • living on the streets: 28 (2015)
  • living in emergency shelters: 126 (2015)
  • living in transitional housing: 62 (2015)
  • staying at a detox centre: 16 (2015)
  • living in core housing need: 30,000 (2007)

HOUSING

  • Number of public & subsidized housing units: 5,700 (2007
  • 1-bedroom vacancy rate: 6.0% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom vacancy rate: 5.1% (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (bachelor): $713/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $926/mo. (2016)
  • Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,109/mo. (2016)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 9,860 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 12.0% (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 26.5% (2011)

 SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Income Assistance (single person/mo.): $538 (2012)