Municipality Profiles

Town of Asquith

Full Name: Town of Asquith
Website: www.townofasquith.com
Census Division: 12

Demographics

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.

Elections Notes

  • Method of Voting: Paper Ballot

  • Offices to be Elected:

    • Mayor (elected at-large)
    • 5 Councillors (elected at-large)

Financial Info

  • Total Annual Expenses:  $1,056,727 (2015 Actuals)
  • Total Annual Revenues: $1,029,553 (2015 Actuals)

School Divisions

  • Prairie Spirit School Division No. 206
  • Conseil scolaire fransaskois

Responsibilities

  • Landfill, Garbage and Recycling
  • Animal License 
  • Public Works
  • Recreation

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