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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by province and territory, sex and age group – Seasonally adjusted
  November
2017
October
2018p
November
2018p
October to November 2018 November 2017 to November 2018 October to November 2018 November 2017 to November 2018
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 505,230 440,510 438,990 -1,520 -66,240 -0.3 -13.1
15 to 24 years 50,330 44,450 44,470 20 -5,860 0.0 -11.6
25 to 54 years 322,390 279,040 277,130 -1,910 -45,260 -0.7 -14.0
55 years and over 132,500 117,010 117,380 370 -15,120 0.3 -11.4
Men 318,550 277,720 276,920 -800 -41,630 -0.3 -13.1
15 to 24 years 36,350 32,380 32,250 -130 -4,100 -0.4 -11.3
25 to 54 years 199,850 172,810 172,020 -790 -27,830 -0.5 -13.9
55 years and over 82,350 72,530 72,650 120 -9,700 0.2 -11.8
Women 186,680 162,790 162,070 -720 -24,610 -0.4 -13.2
15 to 24 years 13,980 12,080 12,220 140 -1,760 1.2 -12.6
25 to 54 years 122,550 106,230 105,110 -1,120 -17,440 -1.1 -14.2
55 years and over 50,150 44,480 44,740 260 -5,410 0.6 -10.8
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 39,050 33,600 33,890 290 -5,160 0.9 -13.2
15 to 24 years 3,670 2,960 2,980 20 -690 0.7 -18.8
25 to 54 years 22,410 19,010 19,100 90 -3,310 0.5 -14.8
55 years and over 12,970 11,630 11,820 190 -1,150 1.6 -8.9
Men 24,400 20,430 20,570 140 -3,830 0.7 -15.7
Women 14,650 13,170 13,320 150 -1,330 1.1 -9.1
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 8,590 8,060 8,010 -50 -580 -0.6 -6.8
15 to 24 years 1,570 1,580 1,630 50 60 3.2 3.8
25 to 54 years 4,520 4,090 4,070 -20 -450 -0.5 -10.0
55 years and over 2,490 2,380 2,310 -70 -180 -2.9 -7.2
Men 5,090 4,750 4,660 -90 -430 -1.9 -8.4
Women 3,490 3,310 3,350 40 -140 1.2 -4.0
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 28,120 27,210 27,090 -120 -1,030 -0.4 -3.7
15 to 24 years 3,400 3,620 3,670 50 270 1.4 7.9
25 to 54 years 16,830 15,950 15,830 -120 -1,000 -0.8 -5.9
55 years and over 7,890 7,640 7,590 -50 -300 -0.7 -3.8
Men 18,140 17,480 17,370 -110 -770 -0.6 -4.2
Women 9,980 9,730 9,720 -10 -260 -0.1 -2.6
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 32,450 29,040 29,770 730 -2,680 2.5 -8.3
15 to 24 years 5,180 4,840 4,960 120 -220 2.5 -4.2
25 to 54 years 17,610 15,500 15,770 270 -1,840 1.7 -10.4
55 years and over 9,660 8,700 9,040 340 -620 3.9 -6.4
Men 20,790 18,580 19,060 480 -1,730 2.6 -8.3
Women 11,660 10,460 10,710 250 -950 2.4 -8.1
Quebec              
Both sexes 121,590 111,980 107,710 -4,270 -13,880 -3.8 -11.4
15 to 24 years 10,330 9,050 8,630 -420 -1,700 -4.6 -16.5
25 to 54 years 77,070 71,580 67,940 -3,640 -9,130 -5.1 -11.8
55 years and over 34,180 31,350 31,140 -210 -3,040 -0.7 -8.9
Men 78,910 73,170 69,890 -3,280 -9,020 -4.5 -11.4
Women 42,680 38,810 37,820 -990 -4,860 -2.6 -11.4
Ontario              
Both sexes 128,240 112,730 115,700 2,970 -12,540 2.6 -9.8
15 to 24 years 10,360 9,590 10,060 470 -300 4.9 -2.9
25 to 54 years 86,840 75,370 77,230 1,860 -9,610 2.5 -11.1
55 years and over 31,040 27,770 28,410 640 -2,630 2.3 -8.5
Men 75,610 67,870 70,110 2,240 -5,500 3.3 -7.3
Women 52,630 44,860 45,600 740 -7,030 1.6 -13.4
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,920 15,450 15,220 -230 -700 -1.5 -4.4
15 to 24 years 2,400 2,280 2,280 0 -120 0.0 -5.0
25 to 54 years 10,260 10,140 9,900 -240 -360 -2.4 -3.5
55 years and over 3,260 3,020 3,040 20 -220 0.7 -6.7
Men 10,810 10,230 10,070 -160 -740 -1.6 -6.8
Women 5,110 5,210 5,150 -60 40 -1.2 0.8
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 18,060 15,040 14,830 -210 -3,230 -1.4 -17.9
15 to 24 years 2,430 1,960 1,900 -60 -530 -3.1 -21.8
25 to 54 years 11,520 9,590 9,470 -120 -2,050 -1.3 -17.8
55 years and over 4,120 3,490 3,460 -30 -660 -0.9 -16.0
Men 12,530 10,330 10,180 -150 -2,350 -1.5 -18.8
Women 5,530 4,710 4,650 -60 -880 -1.3 -15.9
Alberta              
Both sexes 63,400 46,830 46,150 -680 -17,250 -1.5 -27.2
15 to 24 years 6,250 4,810 4,600 -210 -1,650 -4.4 -26.4
25 to 54 years 43,060 31,720 31,570 -150 -11,490 -0.5 -26.7
55 years and over 14,100 10,300 9,970 -330 -4,130 -3.2 -29.3
Men 42,030 31,000 30,750 -250 -11,280 -0.8 -26.8
Women 21,370 15,830 15,400 -430 -5,970 -2.7 -27.9
British Columbia              
Both sexes 46,990 37,030 36,950 -80 -10,040 -0.2 -21.4
15 to 24 years 4,450 3,390 3,360 -30 -1,090 -0.9 -24.5
25 to 54 years 30,310 23,560 23,630 70 -6,680 0.3 -22.0
55 years and over 12,220 10,090 9,960 -130 -2,260 -1.3 -18.5
Men 28,430 21,670 21,930 260 -6,500 1.2 -22.9
Women 18,560 15,360 15,020 -340 -3,540 -2.2 -19.1
Yukon              
Both sexes 760 590 600 10 -160 1.7 -21.1
15 to 24 years 80 60 60 0 -20 0.0 -25.0
25 to 54 years 470 390 390 0 -80 0.0 -17.0
55 years and over 210 140 150 10 -60 7.1 -28.6
Men 500 390 400 10 -100 2.6 -20.0
Women 260 200 200 0 -60 0.0 -23.1
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 710 660 700 40 -10 6.1 -1.4
15 to 24 years 80 70 70 0 -10 0.0 -12.5
25 to 54 years 490 490 510 20 20 4.1 4.1
55 years and over 140 110 120 10 -20 9.1 -14.3
Men 490 450 480 30 -10 6.7 -2.0
Women 220 220 230 10 10 4.5 4.5
Nunavut              
Both sexes 560 450 440 -10 -120 -2.2 -21.4
15 to 24 years 60 60 60 0 0 0.0 0.0
25 to 54 years 440 350 340 -10 -100 -2.9 -22.7
55 years and over 50 40 40 0 -10 0.0 -20.0
Men 380 300 290 -10 -90 -3.3 -23.7
Women 180 150 150 0 -30 0.0 -16.7
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0011-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0022).
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