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
  March
2018
February
2019p
March
2019p
February to March 2019 March 2018 to March 2019 February to March 2019 March 2018 to March 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 470,110 440,990 436,600 -4,390 -33,510 -1.0 -7.1
15 to 24 years 42,960 40,120 39,150 -970 -3,810 -2.4 -8.9
25 to 54 years 299,000 277,340 274,350 -2,990 -24,650 -1.1 -8.2
55 years and over 128,160 123,540 123,100 -440 -5,060 -0.4 -3.9
Men 289,930 275,610 272,590 -3,020 -17,340 -1.1 -6.0
15 to 24 years 30,570 28,190 27,550 -640 -3,020 -2.3 -9.9
25 to 54 years 181,010 170,340 168,240 -2,100 -12,770 -1.2 -7.1
55 years and over 78,350 77,090 76,810 -280 -1,540 -0.4 -2.0
Women 180,180 165,380 164,000 -1,380 -16,180 -0.8 -9.0
15 to 24 years 12,380 11,930 11,600 -330 -780 -2.8 -6.3
25 to 54 years 117,990 107,000 106,110 -890 -11,880 -0.8 -10.1
55 years and over 49,810 46,450 46,290 -160 -3,520 -0.3 -7.1
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 37,610 33,490 33,720 230 -3,890 0.7 -10.3
15 to 24 years 3,590 2,920 2,920 0 -670 0.0 -18.7
25 to 54 years 21,470 18,690 18,800 110 -2,670 0.6 -12.4
55 years and over 12,550 11,880 11,990 110 -560 0.9 -4.5
Men 23,400 20,450 20,650 200 -2,750 1.0 -11.8
Women 14,210 13,040 13,060 20 -1,150 0.2 -8.1
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 8,070 7,950 7,710 -240 -360 -3.0 -4.5
15 to 24 years 1,380 1,450 1,320 -130 -60 -9.0 -4.3
25 to 54 years 4,290 4,040 3,970 -70 -320 -1.7 -7.5
55 years and over 2,400 2,460 2,420 -40 20 -1.6 0.8
Men 4,700 4,660 4,530 -130 -170 -2.8 -3.6
Women 3,370 3,290 3,180 -110 -190 -3.3 -5.6
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 27,270 26,400 25,260 -1,140 -2,010 -4.3 -7.4
15 to 24 years 3,210 3,340 3,210 -130 0 -3.9 0.0
25 to 54 years 16,360 15,590 14,730 -860 -1,630 -5.5 -10.0
55 years and over 7,700 7,470 7,320 -150 -380 -2.0 -4.9
Men 17,570 16,840 16,570 -270 -1,000 -1.6 -5.7
Women 9,700 9,560 8,690 -870 -1,010 -9.1 -10.4
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 29,370 28,600 27,730 -870 -1,640 -3.0 -5.6
15 to 24 years 3,840 4,150 3,920 -230 80 -5.5 2.1
25 to 54 years 16,410 15,320 14,820 -500 -1,590 -3.3 -9.7
55 years and over 9,110 9,130 8,990 -140 -120 -1.5 -1.3
Men 19,080 18,460 17,890 -570 -1,190 -3.1 -6.2
Women 10,280 10,140 9,840 -300 -440 -3.0 -4.3
Quebec              
Both sexes 108,750 103,570 100,360 -3,210 -8,390 -3.1 -7.7
15 to 24 years 7,930 7,330 6,930 -400 -1,000 -5.5 -12.6
25 to 54 years 67,830 63,670 61,260 -2,410 -6,570 -3.8 -9.7
55 years and over 32,990 32,570 32,170 -400 -820 -1.2 -2.5
Men 67,920 65,670 63,010 -2,660 -4,910 -4.1 -7.2
Women 40,830 37,900 37,350 -550 -3,480 -1.5 -8.5
Ontario              
Both sexes 120,950 112,500 112,960 460 -7,990 0.4 -6.6
15 to 24 years 9,450 8,470 8,520 50 -930 0.6 -9.8
25 to 54 years 80,750 74,880 75,170 290 -5,580 0.4 -6.9
55 years and over 30,750 29,150 29,270 120 -1,480 0.4 -4.8
Men 68,000 65,490 65,650 160 -2,350 0.2 -3.5
Women 52,950 47,010 47,300 290 -5,650 0.6 -10.7
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,360 15,480 15,780 300 420 1.9 2.7
15 to 24 years 2,170 2,110 2,140 30 -30 1.4 -1.4
25 to 54 years 10,080 10,100 10,300 200 220 2.0 2.2
55 years and over 3,110 3,270 3,340 70 230 2.1 7.4
Men 10,320 10,200 10,450 250 130 2.5 1.3
Women 5,040 5,280 5,330 50 290 0.9 5.8
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 17,470 15,960 15,950 -10 -1,520 -0.1 -8.7
15 to 24 years 2,110 1,910 1,830 -80 -280 -4.2 -13.3
25 to 54 years 11,390 10,270 10,330 60 -1,060 0.6 -9.3
55 years and over 3,970 3,780 3,780 0 -190 0.0 -4.8
Men 12,080 11,230 11,210 -20 -870 -0.2 -7.2
Women 5,390 4,730 4,740 10 -650 0.2 -12.1
Alberta              
Both sexes 58,800 51,500 51,580 80 -7,220 0.2 -12.3
15 to 24 years 5,260 4,570 4,520 -50 -740 -1.1 -14.1
25 to 54 years 40,110 35,380 35,370 -10 -4,740 0.0 -11.8
55 years and over 13,430 11,550 11,680 130 -1,750 1.1 -13.0
Men 38,890 34,960 34,920 -40 -3,970 -0.1 -10.2
Women 19,910 16,540 16,660 120 -3,250 0.7 -16.3
British Columbia              
Both sexes 43,300 41,050 40,940 -110 -2,360 -0.3 -5.5
15 to 24 years 3,700 3,410 3,400 -10 -300 -0.3 -8.1
25 to 54 years 28,050 26,270 26,360 90 -1,690 0.3 -6.0
55 years and over 11,550 11,370 11,170 -200 -380 -1.8 -3.3
Men 25,940 24,790 24,810 20 -1,130 0.1 -4.4
Women 17,360 16,260 16,120 -140 -1,240 -0.9 -7.1
Yukon              
Both sexes 660 660 650 -10 -10 -1.5 -1.5
15 to 24 years 60 60 50 -10 -10 -16.7 -16.7
25 to 54 years 430 430 430 0 0 0.0 0.0
55 years and over 170 170 170 0 0 0.0 0.0
Men 450 450 430 -20 -20 -4.4 -4.4
Women 210 210 220 10 10 4.8 4.8
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 730 740 750 10 20 1.4 2.7
15 to 24 years 70 60 60 0 -10 0.0 -14.3
25 to 54 years 520 550 560 10 40 1.8 7.7
55 years and over 150 130 130 0 -20 0.0 -13.3
Men 510 510 510 0 0 0.0 0.0
Women 220 230 230 0 10 0.0 4.5
Nunavut              
Both sexes 580 450 470 20 -110 4.4 -19.0
15 to 24 years 60 50 60 10 0 20.0 0.0
25 to 54 years 450 340 350 10 -100 2.9 -22.2
55 years and over 70 60 60 0 -10 0.0 -14.3
Men 400 300 320 20 -80 6.7 -20.0
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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