Quick Facts

(as of December 31, 2023, unless otherwise indicated)

  • There are 32 provincial credit unions and one federal credit union in communities across Saskatchewan.
  • Provincial credit unions offer financial products and services to close to 445,000 members. 
  • Saskatchewan provincial credit union assets reached $26.4 billion with revenue of more than $1.3 billion. 
  • Provincial credit union lending amounts were more than $19.7 billion. 
  • There are more than 300 board members who are locally elected by members of each credit union to provide strategic direction to their management teams. 
  • As independent financial institutions owned and controlled by their members, credit unions are shaped by community needs. Saskatchewan provincial credit unions range in asset size from $50.48 million to more than $7.7 billion. 
  • In 2023, Saskatchewan provincial credit unions returned over $7 million to their members in the form of patronage equity contribution and dividends. 
  • Provincial credit unions are a major contributor to Saskatchewan’s economy, employing close to 3,000 people. 
  • Funds held on deposit in Saskatchewan provincial credit unions are fully guaranteed through the Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation. The full guarantee is made possible through a comprehensive deposit protection regime that is focused on prevention. Read more about the guarantee.