Municipality Profiles

Rural Municipality of Paynton

Full Name: Rural Municipality of Paynton
Census Division: 17


In 2011, Paynton had a population of 268, representing a percentage change of 5.5% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Paynton was 5.2%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 75.9% 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.

Paynton occupies a land area of 593.95 square kilometres with a population density of 0.5 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.

92.5% of the population reported English only as mother tongue 1.9% reported French only, and 5.6% 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

  • Offices to be Elected

    • Reeve (elected at-large)
    • 3 Councillors (elected in divisions 1,3,5)

School Divisons

  • Northwest School Division No. 203

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