Biggar, Saskatchewan Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Biggar, a town in Canada with a land area of 15.37 km2 and has a population density of 138.80 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 Biggar is around 2,133 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Biggar in 2021 census have decreased -4.18% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,2262,133 --4.18%

Population By Genders

Of the 2,133 total population in Biggar, the largest gender is female with around 1,090 women within the population.

1,0501,090 -3.67%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 2,226 population in Biggar, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 8.10% of them are male and 6.90% female. While the median age of the whole population is 45.60.

0 to 4 years55 5.20%45 4.10% 18.18%100 4.70%
5 to 9 years75 7.10%70 6.40% 6.67%145 6.80%
10 to 14 years65 6.20%75 6.90% 13.33%140 6.60%
15 to 19 years65 6.20%60 5.50% 7.69%125 5.90%
20 to 24 years50 4.80%40 3.70% 20.00%95 4.40%
25 to 29 years55 5.20%45 4.10% 18.18%105 4.90%
30 to 34 years55 5.20%60 5.50% 8.33%110 5.20%
35 to 39 years65 6.20%65 6.00% 0.00%130 6.10%
40 to 44 years50 4.80%65 6.00% 23.08%115 5.40%
45 to 49 years60 5.70%55 5.00% 8.33%120 5.60%
50 to 54 years55 5.20%50 4.60% 9.09%105 4.90%
55 to 59 years75 7.10%60 5.50% 20.00%140 6.60%
60 to 64 years75 7.10%75 6.90% 0.00%150 7.00%
65 to 69 years85 8.10%75 6.90% 11.76%155 7.30%
70 to 74 years50 4.80%70 6.40% 28.57%120 5.60%
75 to 79 years45 4.30%45 4.10% 0.00%90 4.20%
80 to 84 years30 2.90%50 4.60% 40.00%75 3.50%
85 years and over35 3.30%80 7.30% 56.25%115 5.40%
85 to 89 years25 2.40%40 3.70% 37.50%65 3.00%
90 to 94 years10 1.00%25 2.30% 60.00%35 1.60%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%15 1.40% 100.00%15 0.70%
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 Biggar are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years18.60%17.00%17.80%
15 to 64 years58.10%53.20%55.70%
65 years and over22.90%29.40%26.50%
Average age of the population42.80%46.40%44.60%
Median age of the population44.00%47.20%45.60%

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Population of Biggar by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Biggar'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 Biggar.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Biggar, which totals 2,226, the majority, consisting of 815 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 1 person.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person36019.15%
2 persons30516.20%
3 persons1005.30%
4 persons1055.60%
5 or more persons703.70%

Income in Biggar

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Biggar is $38,800 (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 Biggar is $73,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Biggar 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 Biggar.

Education Levels in Biggar

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 Biggar.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher17521038515.45%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate42039580530.75%
No certificate, diploma or degree24025549016.85%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree6007151,31552.40%

Employment in Biggar

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 2.37% which is pretty low acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate55.03%
Unemployment rate2.37%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Biggar working as an employee. Most of them (71.00%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Biggar 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 Biggar. 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 (20%) in Biggar are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting60107%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction2003%
Wholesale trade2503%
Retail trade30408%
Transportation and warehousing5006%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance15103%
Real estate and rental and leasing1002%
Professional, scientific and technical services15103%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services10102%
Educational services257010%
Health care and social assistance2516520%
Arts, entertainment and recreation10102%
Accommodation and food services10456%
Other services (except public administration)30306%
Public administration10102%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Biggar. 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 home2520454.80%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address804012513.40%
Usual place of work36539576081.70%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Biggar 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 minutes72.90%
15 to 29 minutes5.60%
30 to 44 minutes5.10%
45 to 59 minutes5.60%
60 minutes and over10.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Biggar 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 Biggar 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 Biggar, the most used official language is English. Around 2,040 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
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 Biggar is Christian. Around 1,430 people in Biggar are Christian (630 males and 630 females).