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Gull Lake’s growing population due to promotion

An increase in the population of the town of Gull Lake is a result of ongoing efforts by the community to create an attractive living environment for residents.

Statistics Canada released details from the 2016 Census about population and dwellings on Feb. 8, which showed a 5.8 per cent increase in the population of Gull Lake from 2011 to 2016.
The number of residents in the town increased from 989 in 2011 to 1,046 in 2016 and there is a total of 489 private dwellings in the community.
Gull Lake Mayor Blake Campbell is happy to see an increase in the town’s population to more than the thousand mark….

via SW Sask News – Prairie Post – Prairie Post http://ift.tt/2kttAB8

Southwest Unemployment Rate Second Lowest in Canada – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

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The workforce statistics from Stats Canada’s for the first month of the New Year are in.

The province of Saskatchewan had the fourth lowest unemployment rate among the provinces at 6.6% an increase of 1.2% from this time last year. Canada’s unemployment rate is 6.6 %, a decrease of 0.3% from January 2016.

The southwest region, which includes Swift Current and Moose Jaw has been identified as the second lowest unemployment rate region in Canada…

Source: Southwest Unemployment Rate Second Lowest in Canada – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

Gull Lake’s Population Up by 5.8%

The official 2016 Census population statistic information was released today from Statistics Canada.

The census data shows Gull Lake’s population has grown by 5.8 percent since the last census completed in 2011. This 2016 increase was more than double the 2.5% increase seen in the 2011 census. The official population of Gull Lake now stands at 1,046 residents up from 989 in 2011.

More information on community Age, Sex and Dwelling Count will be released by Statistics Canada on May 3rd, 2017.

Mayor Campbell