Regina

Regina, SK
Regina, Saskatchewan on a map

Population: 201,500 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 8.2% (as of July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $10.50/hr (as of October 1, 2015)
Total Number of Shelters: 6 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 177 (2015)

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)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 5.4% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $1,097/mo. (2015)

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