Rural Municipality of Colonsay No. 342

The Rural Municipality of Colonsay No. 342 (2016 population: 269) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 11 and SARM Division No. 5. it is located east of the City of Saskatoon.

Colonsay No. 342
Rural Municipality of Colonsay No. 342
Location of the RM of Colonsay No. 342 in Saskatchewan
Location of the RM of Colonsay No. 342 in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°01′08″N 105°54′32″W / 52.019°N 105.909°W / 52.019; -105.909Coordinates: 52°01′08″N 105°54′32″W / 52.019°N 105.909°W / 52.019; -105.909[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Census division11
SARM division5
Formed[2]December 13, 1909
Government
 • ReeveGerald Yausie
 • Governing bodyRM of Colonsay No. 342 Council
 • AdministratorRandi Wood
 • Office locationColonsay
Area
 (2016)[4]
 • Land549.99 km2 (212.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
 • Total269
 • Density0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
 • Summer (DST)CST
Area code(s)306 and 639

HistoryEdit

The RM of Colonsay No. 342 incorporated as a rural municipality on December 13, 1909.[2]

GeographyEdit

Communities and localitiesEdit

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by the RM.

Villages

The following unincorporated communities are within the RM.

Localities

DemographicsEdit

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
1981414—    
1986398−3.9%
1991357−10.3%
1996322−9.8%
2001310−3.7%
2006275−11.3%
2011240−12.7%
2016269+12.1%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[5][6]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Colonsay No. 342 had a population of 260 living in 101 of its 112 total private dwellings, a change of -3.3% from its 2016 population of 269. With a land area of 548.46 km2 (211.76 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.2/sq mi) in 2021.[7]

In the 2016 Census of Population, the RM of Colonsay No. 342 recorded a population of 269 living in 107 of its 121 total private dwellings, a 12.1% change from its 2011 population of 240. With a land area of 549.99 km2 (212.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

GovernmentEdit

The RM of Colonsay No. 342 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Wednesday of every month.[3] The reeve of the RM is Gerald Yausie while its administrator is Randi Wood.[3] The RM's office is located in Colonsay.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pre-packaged CSV files - CGN, Canada/Province/Territory (cgn_sk_csv_eng.zip)". Government of Canada. July 24, 2019. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Rural Municipality Incorporations (Alphabetical)". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on April 21, 2011. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d "Municipality Details: RM of Colonsay No. 342". Government of Saskatchewan. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population" (PDF). Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 24, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  6. ^ "Saskatchewan Census Population". Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Saskatchewan". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 13, 2022.