Battleford, Saskatchewan Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Battleford, a town in Canada with a land area of 23.26 km2 and has a population density of 189.20 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Battleford is around 4,400 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Battleford in 2021 census have decreased -0.65% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
4,4294,400 --0.65%

Population By Genders

Of the 4,400 total population in Battleford, the largest gender is female with around 2,300 women within the population.

2,1002,300 -8.70%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 4,429 population in Battleford, majority of them are in the age of 10 to 14 years years old, with 7.60% of them are male and 7.40% female. While the median age of the whole population is 41.60.

0 to 4 years135 6.40%120 5.20% 11.11%255 5.80%
5 to 9 years170 8.10%145 6.30% 14.71%310 7.00%
10 to 14 years160 7.60%170 7.40% 5.88%330 7.50%
15 to 19 years135 6.40%135 5.90% 0.00%270 6.10%
20 to 24 years100 4.80%90 3.90% 10.00%185 4.20%
25 to 29 years75 3.60%110 4.80% 31.82%185 4.20%
30 to 34 years140 6.70%155 6.70% 9.68%300 6.80%
35 to 39 years135 6.40%155 6.70% 12.90%285 6.50%
40 to 44 years115 5.50%135 5.90% 14.81%245 5.60%
45 to 49 years110 5.20%110 4.80% 0.00%220 5.00%
50 to 54 years105 5.00%130 5.70% 19.23%230 5.20%
55 to 59 years135 6.40%155 6.70% 12.90%290 6.60%
60 to 64 years155 7.40%175 7.60% 11.43%330 7.50%
65 to 69 years125 6.00%150 6.50% 16.67%275 6.30%
70 to 74 years115 5.50%120 5.20% 4.17%230 5.20%
75 to 79 years95 4.50%95 4.10% 0.00%185 4.20%
80 to 84 years50 2.40%65 2.80% 23.08%115 2.60%
85 years and over60 2.90%80 3.50% 25.00%140 3.20%
85 to 89 years35 1.70%45 2.00% 22.22%80 1.80%
90 to 94 years20 1.00%25 1.10% 20.00%45 1.00%
95 to 99 years10 0.50%5 0.20% 50.00%10 0.20%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Battleford are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years21.90%18.90%20.50%
15 to 64 years57.10%58.90%58.10%
65 years and over21.00%22.00%21.50%
Average age of the population40.90%42.70%41.80%
Median age of the population40.40%42.40%41.60%

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Population of Battleford by Ethnicity and Origin

In Battleford, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Battleford embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Battleford's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Battleford.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
First Nations (North American Indian)10.20%7.13%8.45%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Battleford, which totals 4,429, the majority, consisting of 1,335 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person46513.20%
2 persons67519.20%
3 persons2406.80%
4 persons2356.70%
5 or more persons1454.10%

Income in Battleford

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Battleford, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Battleford is $47,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Battleford is $91,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Battleford provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Battleford.

Education Levels in Battleford

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Battleford.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher30567097518.65%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate8157901,61029.80%
No certificate, diploma or degree48534582514.15%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,2151,7652,98056.15%

Employment in Battleford

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Battleford's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.04% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate61.87%
Unemployment rate5.04%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Battleford working as an employee. Most of them (68.10%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Battleford working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Battleford. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (22%) in Battleford are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting90255%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction7003%
Wholesale trade4502%
Retail trade9013010%
Transportation and warehousing8004%
Information and cultural industries1001%
Finance and insurance40454%
Real estate and rental and leasing40403%
Professional, scientific and technical services30604%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services60153%
Educational services351408%
Health care and social assistance9540522%
Arts, entertainment and recreation35454%
Accommodation and food services35855%
Other services (except public administration)30302%
Public administration65806%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Battleford. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home601201808.60%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address2654531014.90%
Usual place of work6709151,58576.00%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Battleford travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes65.40%
15 to 29 minutes22.70%
30 to 44 minutes4.20%
45 to 59 minutes2.90%
60 minutes and over4.50%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Battleford offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Battleford area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Battleford, the most used official language is English. Around 4,215 people in the area speak English.

English and French5
Neither English nor French10


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Battleford is Christian. Around 2,660 people in Battleford are Christian (1,210 males and 1,210 females).