Saskatoon

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of homeless counted: 475 (2018)
Number of sheltered homeless: 297 (2018)
Number of unsheltered homeless: 178 (2018)
Percentage experiencing episodic homelessness:  41.5% (2018)
Percentage experiencing chronic homelessness: 55.3% (2018)
Percentage of hidden homeless:  18.1% (2018)

 

HOUSING

Number of shelter beds: 179 (2016)
1-bedroom vacancy rate: 7.8% (2018)
2-bedroom vacancy rate: 8.8% (2018)
Average cost of rent (bachelor): $701/mo. (2018)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $912/mo. (2018)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):  $1,110/mo. (2018)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single person/mo.)

$538 (2012)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous households in core housing need: 

 24.7% (2011)

Percentage of PiT Count respondents self-identifying as Indigenous:  85.5% (2018)