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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
  May 2009 May 2010p May 2009 to May 2010 May 2009 to May 2010
  Unadjusted for seasonality
  number change in number % change
Manitoba        
Both sexes 13,640 14,140 500 3.7
Under 25 years 1,810 1,700 -110 -6.1
25 to 54 years 9,770 9,890 120 1.2
55 years and over 2,060 2,550 490 23.8
Men 9,810 9,750 -60 -0.6
Women 3,830 4,390 560 14.6
Saskatchewan        
Both sexes 11,720 11,070 -650 -5.5
Under 25 years 1,780 1,380 -400 -22.5
25 to 54 years 8,080 7,580 -500 -6.2
55 years and over 1,860 2,110 250 13.4
Men 8,770 7,580 -1,190 -13.6
Women 2,950 3,500 550 18.6
Alberta        
Both sexes 58,640 50,610 -8,030 -13.7
Under 25 years 8,190 5,390 -2,800 -34.2
25 to 54 years 42,630 36,390 -6,240 -14.6
55 years and over 7,820 8,830 1,010 12.9
Men 42,050 32,590 -9,460 -22.5
Women 16,590 18,020 1,430 8.6
British Columbia        
Both sexes 87,820 83,060 -4,760 -5.4
Under 25 years 11,400 9,100 -2,300 -20.2
25 to 54 years 62,020 57,830 -4,190 -6.8
55 years and over 14,410 16,130 1,720 11.9
Men 60,200 52,130 -8,070 -13.4
Women 27,620 30,920 3,300 11.9
Yukon        
Both sexes 1,030 960 -70 -6.8
Under 25 years 110 100 -10 -9.1
25 to 54 years 710 670 -40 -5.6
55 years and over 210 190 -20 -9.5
Men 690 640 -50 -7.2
Women 340 330 -10 -2.9
Northwest Territories        
Both sexes 1,000 950 -50 -5.0
Under 25 years 110 110 0 0.0
25 to 54 years 760 700 -60 -7.9
55 years and over 130 140 10 7.7
Men 670 610 -60 -9.0
Women 330 340 10 3.0
Nunavut        
Both sexes 540 550 10 1.9
Under 25 years 60 50 -10 -16.7
25 to 54 years 430 450 20 4.7
55 years and over 50 50 0 0.0
Men 400 420 20 5.0
Women 140 130 -10 -7.1
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.