Rural Municipality of Buckland
Full Name: Rural Municipality of Buckland No. 491
Census Division: 15
In 2011, Buckland had a population of 3,658, representing a percentage change of 6.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Buckland was 13%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 58% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 19%. 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.
Buckland occupies a land area of 791 square kilometres with a population density of 4.6 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.
88% of the population reported English only as mother tongue 4% reported French only, and 5% 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.
Offices to be Elected:
- Reeve (elected at-large)
- 3 Councillors (elected in divisions 1, 3, 5)
- Total Annual Expenses: $3,662,239 (2015 Actuals)
- Total Annual Revenues: $3,438,364 (2015 Actuals)
- Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division No.119
- Emergency Services: Fire Department
- District Planning
- Water Utility