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Table 1 
Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits1 by province and territory,2 sex and age – Seasonally adjusted

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by province and territory, sex and age – Seasonally adjusted
  March 2013 February 2014p March 2014p February to March 2014 March 2013 to March 2014 February to March 2014 March 2013 to March 2014
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 526,890 507,970 509,760 1,790 -17,130 0.4 -3.3
15 to 24 years 54,010 49,060 49,510 450 -4,500 0.9 -8.3
25 to 54 years 353,990 339,000 340,240 1,240 -13,750 0.4 -3.9
55 years and over 118,880 119,920 120,010 90 1,130 0.1 1.0
Men 319,900 313,280 315,410 2,130 -4,490 0.7 -1.4
15 to 24 years 39,370 36,120 36,730 610 -2,640 1.7 -6.7
25 to 54 years 207,380 202,560 204,000 1,440 -3,380 0.7 -1.6
55 years and over 73,150 74,600 74,680 80 1,530 0.1 2.1
Women 206,980 194,690 194,340 -350 -12,640 -0.2 -6.1
15 to 24 years 14,640 12,930 12,780 -150 -1,860 -1.2 -12.7
25 to 54 years 146,610 136,430 136,240 -190 -10,370 -0.1 -7.1
55 years and over 45,730 45,320 45,330 10 -400 0.0 -0.9
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 30,990 32,190 32,020 -170 1,030 -0.5 3.3
15 to 24 years 2,800 2,820 2,770 -50 -30 -1.8 -1.1
25 to 54 years 18,870 19,430 19,280 -150 410 -0.8 2.2
55 years and over 9,320 9,940 9,970 30 650 0.3 7.0
Men 17,980 19,240 19,190 -50 1,210 -0.3 6.7
Women 13,010 12,950 12,840 -110 -170 -0.8 -1.3
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 7,950 7,390 7,260 -130 -690 -1.8 -8.7
15 to 24 years 920 860 820 -40 -100 -4.7 -10.9
25 to 54 years 4,750 4,330 4,290 -40 -460 -0.9 -9.7
55 years and over 2,280 2,200 2,150 -50 -130 -2.3 -5.7
Men 4,640 4,360 4,310 -50 -330 -1.1 -7.1
Women 3,310 3,030 2,940 -90 -370 -3.0 -11.2
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 28,500 26,440 26,270 -170 -2,230 -0.6 -7.8
15 to 24 years 3,030 2,600 2,550 -50 -480 -1.9 -15.8
25 to 54 years 18,550 17,000 16,880 -120 -1,670 -0.7 -9.0
55 years and over 6,930 6,840 6,840 0 -90 0.0 -1.3
Men 17,670 16,760 16,630 -130 -1,040 -0.8 -5.9
Women 10,830 9,680 9,640 -40 -1,190 -0.4 -11.0
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 33,680 32,060 31,660 -400 -2,020 -1.2 -6.0
15 to 24 years 3,890 3,530 3,490 -40 -400 -1.1 -10.3
25 to 54 years 20,950 19,640 19,390 -250 -1,560 -1.3 -7.4
55 years and over 8,840 8,890 8,780 -110 -60 -1.2 -0.7
Men 21,360 20,380 20,090 -290 -1,270 -1.4 -5.9
Women 12,320 11,680 11,560 -120 -760 -1.0 -6.2
Quebec              
Both sexes 154,220 146,470 149,200 2,730 -5,020 1.9 -3.3
15 to 24 years 16,210 14,270 14,910 640 -1,300 4.5 -8.0
25 to 54 years 101,060 96,120 98,010 1,890 -3,050 2.0 -3.0
55 years and over 36,950 36,080 36,270 190 -680 0.5 -1.8
Men 98,340 94,410 97,000 2,590 -1,340 2.7 -1.4
Women 55,880 52,060 52,200 140 -3,680 0.3 -6.6
Ontario              
Both sexes 161,280 153,080 153,800 720 -7,480 0.5 -4.6
15 to 24 years 14,780 12,880 13,020 140 -1,760 1.1 -11.9
25 to 54 years 114,310 107,560 107,970 410 -6,340 0.4 -5.5
55 years and over 32,180 32,640 32,810 170 630 0.5 2.0
Men 93,690 91,050 91,380 330 -2,310 0.4 -2.5
Women 67,590 62,040 62,430 390 -5,160 0.6 -7.6
Manitoba              
Both sexes 13,650 13,070 12,990 -80 -660 -0.6 -4.8
15 to 24 years 1,770 1,780 1,790 10 20 0.6 1.1
25 to 54 years 9,370 8,870 8,800 -70 -570 -0.8 -6.1
55 years and over 2,510 2,420 2,400 -20 -110 -0.8 -4.4
Men 8,650 8,380 8,330 -50 -320 -0.6 -3.7
Women 5,010 4,690 4,660 -30 -350 -0.6 -7.0
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 10,570 10,770 10,640 -130 70 -1.2 0.7
15 to 24 years 1,420 1,440 1,420 -20 0 -1.4 0.0
25 to 54 years 6,850 7,070 7,010 -60 160 -0.8 2.3
55 years and over 2,300 2,250 2,200 -50 -100 -2.2 -4.3
Men 6,840 7,050 7,010 -40 170 -0.6 2.5
Women 3,730 3,720 3,620 -100 -110 -2.7 -2.9
Alberta              
Both sexes 28,630 29,610 29,740 130 1,110 0.4 3.9
15 to 24 years 3,400 3,450 3,400 -50 0 -1.4 0.0
25 to 54 years 20,060 20,630 20,740 110 680 0.5 3.4
55 years and over 5,170 5,530 5,600 70 430 1.3 8.3
Men 17,410 18,040 18,260 220 850 1.2 4.9
Women 11,220 11,560 11,490 -70 270 -0.6 2.4
British Columbia              
Both sexes 53,680 51,850 50,980 -870 -2,700 -1.7 -5.0
15 to 24 years 5,400 4,850 4,800 -50 -600 -1.0 -11.1
25 to 54 years 36,550 34,830 34,180 -650 -2,370 -1.9 -6.5
55 years and over 11,730 12,170 12,000 -170 270 -1.4 2.3
Men 31,020 30,490 30,100 -390 -920 -1.3 -3.0
Women 22,670 21,360 20,880 -480 -1,790 -2.2 -7.9
Yukon              
Both sexes 980 930 930 0 -50 0.0 -5.1
15 to 24 years 110 110 110 0 0 0.0 0.0
25 to 54 years 660 600 590 -10 -70 -1.7 -10.6
55 years and over 220 230 220 -10 0 -4.3 0.0
Men 620 610 600 -10 -20 -1.6 -3.2
Women 360 330 330 0 -30 0.0 -8.3
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 850 770 770 0 -80 0.0 -9.4
15 to 24 years 90 70 60 -10 -30 -14.3 -33.3
25 to 54 years 630 570 570 0 -60 0.0 -9.5
55 years and over 140 130 130 0 -10 0.0 -7.1
Men 550 480 480 0 -70 0.0 -12.7
Women 300 290 290 0 -10 0.0 -3.3
Nunavut              
Both sexes 510 480 490 10 -20 2.1 -3.9
15 to 24 years 50 40 40 0 -10 0.0 -20.0
25 to 54 years 400 390 400 10 0 2.6 0.0
55 years and over 60 50 50 0 -10 0.0 -16.7
Men 350 310 330 20 -20 6.5 -5.7
Women 150 160 160 0 10 0.0 6.7
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Note(s): 
Related CANSIM table: 276-0022.
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