Industry Employment Statistics


  • Total employment by the uranium industry, including contractors, is approximately 4,138 people. The uranium industry directly employs approximately 2,753 people in Saskatchewan and industry contractors employ an additional 1,385 people.
  • Employment at mine sites, including contractors, is approximately 3,200.
  • Approximately 52% of mine site employees, including contractors, are residents of Saskatchewan's north.
  • Approximately 48% of mine site employees, including contractors, are of Aboriginal ancestry.
  • Head office employment accounts for approximately 815 direct employees.
  • The uranium industry is responsible for approximately 10,350 jobs in the province (approximately 4,138 direct jobs and an additional 6,210* spin-off jobs).

* Spin-off jobs calculation based on information from Saskatchewan Industry and Resources

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