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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by province and territory, sex and age – Seasonally adjusted
  May 2013 April 2014p May 2014p April to May 2014 May 2013 to May 2014 April to May 2014 May 2013 to May 2014
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 516,250 516,150 504,080 -12,070 -12,170 -2.3 -2.4
15 to 24 years 53,630 50,780 49,530 -1,250 -4,100 -2.5 -7.6
25 to 54 years 348,750 345,510 337,470 -8,040 -11,280 -2.3 -3.2
55 years and over 113,870 119,860 117,080 -2,780 3,210 -2.3 2.8
Men 313,670 321,440 313,750 -7,690 80 -2.4 0.0
15 to 24 years 39,730 38,220 37,410 -810 -2,320 -2.1 -5.8
25 to 54 years 204,200 208,110 202,750 -5,360 -1,450 -2.6 -0.7
55 years and over 69,740 75,100 73,590 -1,510 3,850 -2.0 5.5
Women 202,580 194,720 190,330 -4,390 -12,250 -2.3 -6.0
15 to 24 years 13,900 12,560 12,130 -430 -1,770 -3.4 -12.7
25 to 54 years 144,550 137,400 134,720 -2,680 -9,830 -2.0 -6.8
55 years and over 44,130 44,760 43,490 -1,270 -640 -2.8 -1.5
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 32,250 31,220 31,250 30 -1,000 0.1 -3.1
15 to 24 years 2,900 2,730 2,760 30 -140 1.1 -4.8
25 to 54 years 19,750 18,920 18,950 30 -800 0.2 -4.1
55 years and over 9,600 9,570 9,540 -30 -60 -0.3 -0.6
Men 18,720 18,770 18,840 70 120 0.4 0.6
Women 13,530 12,450 12,400 -50 -1,130 -0.4 -8.4
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 7,560 7,220 6,980 -240 -580 -3.3 -7.7
15 to 24 years 870 800 750 -50 -120 -6.3 -13.8
25 to 54 years 4,610 4,300 4,200 -100 -410 -2.3 -8.9
55 years and over 2,080 2,110 2,030 -80 -50 -3.8 -2.4
Men 4,540 4,340 4,250 -90 -290 -2.1 -6.4
Women 3,020 2,880 2,720 -160 -300 -5.6 -9.9
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 28,000 26,900 25,770 -1,130 -2,230 -4.2 -8.0
15 to 24 years 2,940 2,560 2,450 -110 -490 -4.3 -16.7
25 to 54 years 18,210 17,340 16,540 -800 -1,670 -4.6 -9.2
55 years and over 6,840 6,990 6,780 -210 -60 -3.0 -0.9
Men 17,420 17,240 16,480 -760 -940 -4.4 -5.4
Women 10,580 9,660 9,290 -370 -1,290 -3.8 -12.2
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 32,680 32,180 31,850 -330 -830 -1.0 -2.5
15 to 24 years 3,820 3,490 3,500 10 -320 0.3 -8.4
25 to 54 years 20,260 19,780 19,550 -230 -710 -1.2 -3.5
55 years and over 8,600 8,910 8,800 -110 200 -1.2 2.3
Men 20,760 20,680 20,650 -30 -110 -0.1 -0.5
Women 11,920 11,490 11,190 -300 -730 -2.6 -6.1
Quebec              
Both sexes 147,090 157,270 153,850 -3,420 6,760 -2.2 4.6
15 to 24 years 15,820 16,090 15,610 -480 -210 -3.0 -1.3
25 to 54 years 98,230 103,980 102,130 -1,850 3,900 -1.8 4.0
55 years and over 33,040 37,210 36,110 -1,100 3,070 -3.0 9.3
Men 93,980 102,660 100,020 -2,640 6,040 -2.6 6.4
Women 53,110 54,610 53,830 -780 720 -1.4 1.4
Ontario              
Both sexes 157,870 152,140 146,740 -5,400 -11,130 -3.5 -7.1
15 to 24 years 14,740 13,200 12,850 -350 -1,890 -2.7 -12.8
25 to 54 years 111,620 106,840 102,790 -4,050 -8,830 -3.8 -7.9
55 years and over 31,520 32,100 31,100 -1,000 -420 -3.1 -1.3
Men 91,360 91,340 88,110 -3,230 -3,250 -3.5 -3.6
Women 66,510 60,800 58,640 -2,160 -7,870 -3.6 -11.8
Manitoba              
Both sexes 14,080 13,260 13,120 -140 -960 -1.1 -6.8
15 to 24 years 1,860 1,820 1,830 10 -30 0.5 -1.6
25 to 54 years 9,590 8,950 8,850 -100 -740 -1.1 -7.7
55 years and over 2,620 2,480 2,450 -30 -170 -1.2 -6.5
Men 9,110 8,630 8,560 -70 -550 -0.8 -6.0
Women 4,960 4,620 4,560 -60 -400 -1.3 -8.1
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 11,150 10,740 10,650 -90 -500 -0.8 -4.5
15 to 24 years 1,530 1,420 1,340 -80 -190 -5.6 -12.4
25 to 54 years 7,270 7,020 7,000 -20 -270 -0.3 -3.7
55 years and over 2,360 2,300 2,310 10 -50 0.4 -2.1
Men 7,320 7,070 7,020 -50 -300 -0.7 -4.1
Women 3,830 3,670 3,630 -40 -200 -1.1 -5.2
Alberta              
Both sexes 29,460 29,250 28,790 -460 -670 -1.6 -2.3
15 to 24 years 3,510 3,450 3,330 -120 -180 -3.5 -5.1
25 to 54 years 20,770 20,300 19,980 -320 -790 -1.6 -3.8
55 years and over 5,180 5,500 5,470 -30 290 -0.5 5.6
Men 18,110 17,950 17,720 -230 -390 -1.3 -2.2
Women 11,350 11,300 11,060 -240 -290 -2.1 -2.6
British Columbia              
Both sexes 52,360 50,720 49,880 -840 -2,480 -1.7 -4.7
15 to 24 years 5,230 4,690 4,630 -60 -600 -1.3 -11.5
25 to 54 years 35,770 34,300 33,710 -590 -2,060 -1.7 -5.8
55 years and over 11,350 11,730 11,540 -190 190 -1.6 1.7
Men 30,020 29,570 29,010 -560 -1,010 -1.9 -3.4
Women 22,330 21,150 20,870 -280 -1,460 -1.3 -6.5
Yukon              
Both sexes 1,050 920 920 0 -130 0.0 -12.4
15 to 24 years 130 100 100 0 -30 0.0 -23.1
25 to 54 years 690 600 610 10 -80 1.7 -11.6
55 years and over 230 220 210 -10 -20 -4.5 -8.7
Men 680 590 580 -10 -100 -1.7 -14.7
Women 370 340 340 0 -30 0.0 -8.1
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 810 800 800 0 -10 0.0 -1.2
15 to 24 years 80 70 60 -10 -20 -14.3 -25.0
25 to 54 years 600 590 590 0 -10 0.0 -1.7
55 years and over 130 140 140 0 10 0.0 7.7
Men 520 510 520 10 0 2.0 0.0
Women 290 290 280 -10 -10 -3.4 -3.4
Nunavut              
Both sexes 470 490 470 -20 0 -4.1 0.0
15 to 24 years 50 40 40 0 -10 0.0 -20.0
25 to 54 years 380 410 390 -20 10 -4.9 2.6
55 years and over 40 50 40 -10 0 -20.0 0.0
Men 320 330 310 -20 -10 -6.1 -3.1
Women 150 170 160 -10 10 -5.9 6.7
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Note(s): 
Related CANSIM table: 276-0022.
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