SCW by the Numbers

13,500

Businesses in Saskatchewan's construction sector (Census data, Statistics Canada, 2016).

47,409

Number of people employed in Saskatchewan's construction sector (Buildforce, January-November 2019).

$1.4

Billion worth of building permits issued - $598 million from the residential sector, $164 million from industrial, $556 million from commercial, and $108 million from institutional construction. (Statistics Canada, January-October 2019).

9,500

Number of new entrants expected to enter the skilled trades in Saskatchewan over the next decade. (Buildforce, 2019).

6,483

Number of registered apprentices (SATCC, as of June 2019).

331

Female apprentices registered in traditionally male-dominated trades (SATCC, 2019).

12%

Saskatchewan's labour force includes indigenous Canadians, of which about 85% work directly on construction projects (Buildforce 2019).

8%

Saskatchewan's labour force includes New Canadians (Buildforce 2019).

5,800

Number of women employed by the Saskatchewan construction industry, which equates to about 2.2% of all female workers (Buildforce 2019).