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
  February
2018
January
2019p
February
2019p
January to February 2019 February 2018 to February 2019 January to February 2019 February 2018 to February 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 479,540 436,740 441,160 4,420 -38,380 1.0 -8.0
15 to 24 years 44,570 40,490 39,990 -500 -4,580 -1.2 -10.3
25 to 54 years 305,160 274,040 277,500 3,460 -27,660 1.3 -9.1
55 years and over 129,810 122,220 123,670 1,450 -6,140 1.2 -4.7
Men 298,310 272,400 275,660 3,260 -22,650 1.2 -7.6
15 to 24 years 31,550 28,350 28,020 -330 -3,530 -1.2 -11.2
25 to 54 years 186,670 168,060 170,480 2,420 -16,190 1.4 -8.7
55 years and over 80,090 75,990 77,160 1,170 -2,930 1.5 -3.7
Women 181,230 164,350 165,490 1,140 -15,740 0.7 -8.7
15 to 24 years 13,010 12,140 11,970 -170 -1,040 -1.4 -8.0
25 to 54 years 118,490 105,980 107,020 1,040 -11,470 1.0 -9.7
55 years and over 49,730 46,230 46,500 270 -3,230 0.6 -6.5
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 37,580 33,840 33,440 -400 -4,140 -1.2 -11.0
15 to 24 years 3,610 2,990 2,900 -90 -710 -3.0 -19.7
25 to 54 years 21,380 18,910 18,690 -220 -2,690 -1.2 -12.6
55 years and over 12,580 11,930 11,840 -90 -740 -0.8 -5.9
Men 23,360 20,620 20,370 -250 -2,990 -1.2 -12.8
Women 14,210 13,220 13,070 -150 -1,140 -1.1 -8.0
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 8,000 8,090 8,000 -90 0 -1.1 0.0
15 to 24 years 1,390 1,560 1,490 -70 100 -4.5 7.2
25 to 54 years 4,260 4,080 4,040 -40 -220 -1.0 -5.2
55 years and over 2,350 2,440 2,470 30 120 1.2 5.1
Men 4,720 4,720 4,680 -40 -40 -0.8 -0.8
Women 3,290 3,360 3,320 -40 30 -1.2 0.9
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 26,870 26,480 26,770 290 -100 1.1 -0.4
15 to 24 years 3,220 3,450 3,360 -90 140 -2.6 4.3
25 to 54 years 16,110 15,510 15,730 220 -380 1.4 -2.4
55 years and over 7,540 7,520 7,690 170 150 2.3 2.0
Men 17,250 16,820 16,970 150 -280 0.9 -1.6
Women 9,620 9,660 9,800 140 180 1.4 1.9
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 29,920 29,410 28,710 -700 -1,210 -2.4 -4.0
15 to 24 years 4,480 4,660 4,160 -500 -320 -10.7 -7.1
25 to 54 years 16,390 15,590 15,420 -170 -970 -1.1 -5.9
55 years and over 9,050 9,160 9,130 -30 80 -0.3 0.9
Men 19,320 18,950 18,510 -440 -810 -2.3 -4.2
Women 10,600 10,470 10,200 -270 -400 -2.6 -3.8
Quebec              
Both sexes 111,690 104,320 103,970 -350 -7,720 -0.3 -6.9
15 to 24 years 8,140 7,580 7,370 -210 -770 -2.8 -9.5
25 to 54 years 69,820 64,290 63,990 -300 -5,830 -0.5 -8.4
55 years and over 33,730 32,460 32,610 150 -1,120 0.5 -3.3
Men 70,280 66,490 66,000 -490 -4,280 -0.7 -6.1
Women 41,410 37,830 37,970 140 -3,440 0.4 -8.3
Ontario              
Both sexes 122,120 108,380 111,760 3,380 -10,360 3.1 -8.5
15 to 24 years 9,530 7,980 8,300 320 -1,230 4.0 -12.9
25 to 54 years 81,950 71,930 74,450 2,520 -7,500 3.5 -9.2
55 years and over 30,630 28,470 29,010 540 -1,620 1.9 -5.3
Men 70,460 62,690 64,990 2,300 -5,470 3.7 -7.8
Women 51,660 45,680 46,780 1,100 -4,880 2.4 -9.4
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,790 15,300 15,370 70 -420 0.5 -2.7
15 to 24 years 2,230 2,130 2,090 -40 -140 -1.9 -6.3
25 to 54 years 10,320 9,980 10,040 60 -280 0.6 -2.7
55 years and over 3,240 3,180 3,240 60 0 1.9 0.0
Men 10,660 10,090 10,110 20 -550 0.2 -5.2
Women 5,140 5,210 5,270 60 130 1.2 2.5
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 17,840 16,020 15,950 -70 -1,890 -0.4 -10.6
15 to 24 years 2,180 1,940 1,910 -30 -270 -1.5 -12.4
25 to 54 years 11,530 10,290 10,260 -30 -1,270 -0.3 -11.0
55 years and over 4,130 3,790 3,790 0 -340 0.0 -8.2
Men 12,480 11,270 11,230 -40 -1,250 -0.4 -10.0
Women 5,360 4,750 4,730 -20 -630 -0.4 -11.8
Alberta              
Both sexes 61,350 50,630 51,610 980 -9,740 1.9 -15.9
15 to 24 years 5,620 4,510 4,560 50 -1,060 1.1 -18.9
25 to 54 years 41,690 34,790 35,480 690 -6,210 2.0 -14.9
55 years and over 14,040 11,330 11,580 250 -2,460 2.2 -17.5
Men 40,710 34,330 35,140 810 -5,570 2.4 -13.7
Women 20,640 16,290 16,470 180 -4,170 1.1 -20.2
British Columbia              
Both sexes 45,170 40,020 41,100 1,080 -4,070 2.7 -9.0
15 to 24 years 3,840 3,240 3,400 160 -440 4.9 -11.5
25 to 54 years 29,420 25,680 26,280 600 -3,140 2.3 -10.7
55 years and over 11,910 11,100 11,430 330 -480 3.0 -4.0
Men 27,000 23,680 24,820 1,140 -2,180 4.8 -8.1
Women 18,170 16,340 16,280 -60 -1,890 -0.4 -10.4
Yukon              
Both sexes 740 670 660 -10 -80 -1.5 -10.8
15 to 24 years 70 70 60 -10 -10 -14.3 -14.3
25 to 54 years 480 430 430 0 -50 0.0 -10.4
55 years and over 180 180 170 -10 -10 -5.6 -5.6
Men 490 460 450 -10 -40 -2.2 -8.2
Women 250 210 210 0 -40 0.0 -16.0
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 770 730 740 10 -30 1.4 -3.9
15 to 24 years 70 70 60 -10 -10 -14.3 -14.3
25 to 54 years 550 530 550 20 0 3.8 0.0
55 years and over 150 130 130 0 -20 0.0 -13.3
Men 540 500 510 10 -30 2.0 -5.6
Women 230 220 230 10 0 4.5 0.0
Nunavut              
Both sexes 590 440 440 0 -150 0.0 -25.4
15 to 24 years 70 50 50 0 -20 0.0 -28.6
25 to 54 years 460 340 340 0 -120 0.0 -26.1
55 years and over 60 50 50 0 -10 0.0 -16.7
Men 410 290 290 0 -120 0.0 -29.3
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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