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Table 3 Beneficiaries receiving regular benefits by age group, sex, province and territory

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Beneficiaries receiving regular benefits by age group, sex, province and territory
  April 2009 April 2010p April 2009 to April 2010 April 2009 to April 2010
  Unadjusted for seasonality
  number change in number % change
Manitoba        
Both sexes 16,610 16,920 310 1.9
Under 25 years 2,320 2,220 -100 -4.3
25 to 54 years 11,520 11,520 0 0.0
55 years and over 2,780 3,180 400 14.4
Men 12,530 12,420 -110 -0.9
Women 4,080 4,490 410 10.0
Saskatchewan        
Both sexes 15,810 14,500 -1,310 -8.3
Under 25 years 2,110 1,820 -290 -13.7
25 to 54 years 10,780 9,640 -1,140 -10.6
55 years and over 2,920 3,030 110 3.8
Men 11,330 10,570 -760 -6.7
Women 4,490 3,930 -560 -12.5
Alberta        
Both sexes 58,180 56,270 -1,910 -3.3
Under 25 years 8,190 6,440 -1,750 -21.4
25 to 54 years 41,770 40,040 -1,730 -4.1
55 years and over 8,220 9,790 1,570 19.1
Men 42,130 37,240 -4,890 -11.6
Women 16,060 19,030 2,970 18.5
British Columbia        
Both sexes 92,320 88,670 -3,650 -4.0
Under 25 years 12,220 10,050 -2,170 -17.8
25 to 54 years 65,010 61,460 -3,550 -5.5
55 years and over 15,100 17,150 2,050 13.6
Men 63,790 56,030 -7,760 -12.2
Women 28,540 32,640 4,100 14.4
Yukon        
Both sexes 1,320 1,290 -30 -2.3
Under 25 years 150 140 -10 -6.7
25 to 54 years 900 870 -30 -3.3
55 years and over 270 280 10 3.7
Men 880 870 -10 -1.1
Women 440 420 -20 -4.5
Northwest Territories        
Both sexes 1,000 1,010 10 1.0
Under 25 years 110 110 0 0.0
25 to 54 years 760 760 0 0.0
55 years and over 130 150 20 15.4
Men 700 690 -10 -1.4
Women 310 320 10 3.2
Nunavut        
Both sexes 550 560 10 1.8
Under 25 years 60 50 -10 -16.7
25 to 54 years 430 460 30 7.0
55 years and over 50 50 0 0.0
Men 410 420 10 2.4
Women 140 140 0 0.0
preliminary
Note(s):
The number of beneficiaries receiving regular benefits excludes claimants receiving training, job creation and self-employment benefits as well as other employment and support measures benefits.