Town of Asquith
Full Name: Town of Asquith
Census Division: 12
In 2011, Asquith had a population of 603 representing a percentage change of 4.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.
The percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Asquith was 11.6%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working-age population (15 to 64) was 63.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 23.1%. 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.
Asquith occupies a land area of 1.23 square kilometres with a population density of 491.4 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.
97.5% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.8% reported French only, and 1.7% 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.
Method of Voting: Paper Ballot
Offices to be Elected:
- Mayor (elected at-large)
- 5 Councillors (elected at-large)
- Total Annual Expenses: $1,056,727 (2015 Actuals)
- Total Annual Revenues: $1,029,553 (2015 Actuals)
- Prairie Spirit School Division No. 206
- Conseil scolaire fransaskois
- Landfill, Garbage and Recycling
- Animal License
- Public Works