Municipality Profiles

City of Regina

Full Name: City of Regina
Website: www.regina.ca
Census Division: 6

Demographics

In 2011, Regina had a population of 193 100, representing a percentage change of 7.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Regina was 15.1%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 65.81% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 15.1%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Regina occupies a land area of 145.45 square kilometres with a population density of 1 327.6 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 588,239.21 square kilometres with a population density of 1.8 persons per square kilometre.

86.27% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.25% reported French only, and 12.48% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, Saskatchewan’s provincial percentages were 85.6% for English only, 1.6% for French only and 12.8% for only non-official languages.

Elections Notes

  • Method of Voting: Paper Ballot

  • Voter Turnout (2012): 33.49%

  • Offices to be Elected

    • Mayor (elected at-large)
    • 10 Councillors (elected by ward)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses: $419, 072, 500 (2016 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $419, 072, 500 (2016 Actuals) 
  • Property Tax Rate: Residential 
    • Mill Rate: 9.59202
    • Mill Rate Factor: 0.8788
  • Mayor’s Salary: $111, 275 (2015)
  • Councillor’s Salary: $36,268 (2015)

School Divisions

  • Regina Public School Board
  • Regina Catholic School Board
  • Conseil scolaire fransaskois

Responsibilities

  • Culture & Arts
  • Mosaic Stadium Renewal
  • Fire Services
  • Grants & Social Programs
  • Heritage & History
  • Police Services
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Transit Services
  • Tree & Yard Care
  • Waste & Recycling
  • Water & Sewer

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