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
  December 2009 December 2010p December 2009 to December 2010 December 2009 to December 2010
  Unadjusted for seasonality
  number change in number % change
Manitoba        
Both sexes 16,930 15,390 -1,540 -9.1
Under 25 years 2,290 2,010 -280 -12.2
25 to 54 years 11,640 10,350 -1,290 -11.1
55 years and over 3,010 3,040 30 1.0
Men 12,120 10,620 -1,500 -12.4
Women 4,820 4,770 -50 -1.0
Saskatchewan        
Both sexes 13,670 12,680 -990 -7.2
Under 25 years 1,670 1,400 -270 -16.2
25 to 54 years 9,280 8,530 -750 -8.1
55 years and over 2,710 2,750 40 1.5
Men 9,830 8,580 -1,250 -12.7
Women 3,830 4,090 260 6.8
Alberta        
Both sexes 60,890 43,650 -17,240 -28.3
Under 25 years 7,260 4,410 -2,850 -39.3
25 to 54 years 43,900 30,550 -13,350 -30.4
55 years and over 9,730 8,690 -1,040 -10.7
Men 40,380 26,720 -13,660 -33.8
Women 20,510 16,940 -3,570 -17.4
British Columbia        
Both sexes 89,420 79,370 -10,050 -11.2
Under 25 years 10,470 8,260 -2,210 -21.1
25 to 54 years 62,230 54,070 -8,160 -13.1
55 years and over 16,720 17,040 320 1.9
Men 55,800 46,410 -9,390 -16.8
Women 33,620 32,960 -660 -2.0
Yukon        
Both sexes 1,340 1,210 -130 -9.7
Under 25 years 130 110 -20 -15.4
25 to 54 years 900 820 -80 -8.9
55 years and over 300 290 -10 -3.3
Men 880 730 -150 -17.0
Women 450 480 30 6.7
Northwest Territories        
Both sexes 1,020 1,040 20 2.0
Under 25 years 110 90 -20 -18.2
25 to 54 years 770 800 30 3.9
55 years and over 150 150 0 0.0
Men 710 710 0 0.0
Women 320 330 10 3.1
Nunavut        
Both sexes 530 520 -10 -1.9
Under 25 years 60 60 0 0.0
25 to 54 years 420 420 0 0.0
55 years and over 50 40 -10 -20.0
Men 390 340 -50 -12.8
Women 130 180 50 38.5
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.