Table 3 
Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits1 by census metropolitan category2 – Seasonally adjusted 

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by census metropolitan category – 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
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Census metropolitan areas 5,100 4,420 4,470 50 -630 1.1 -12.4
St. John's 5,100 4,420 4,470 50 -630 1.1 -12.4
Census agglomerations 3,920 3,510 3,520 10 -400 0.3 -10.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 28,600 25,570 25,730 160 -2,870 0.6 -10.0
Prince Edward Island              
Census agglomerations 2,900 2,920 2,840 -80 -60 -2.7 -2.1
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 5,170 5,030 4,870 -160 -300 -3.2 -5.8
Nova Scotia              
Census metropolitan areas 5,210 4,920 4,680 -240 -530 -4.9 -10.2
Halifax 5,210 4,920 4,680 -240 -530 -4.9 -10.2
Census agglomerations 8,880 8,880 8,670 -210 -210 -2.4 -2.4
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 13,180 12,600 11,910 -690 -1,270 -5.5 -9.6
New Brunswick              
Census metropolitan areas 4,930 4,800 4,620 -180 -310 -3.8 -6.3
Moncton 2,760 2,590 2,510 -80 -250 -3.1 -9.1
Saint John 2,180 2,210 2,110 -100 -70 -4.5 -3.2
Census agglomerations 6,080 5,960 5,770 -190 -310 -3.2 -5.1
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 18,350 17,830 17,330 -500 -1,020 -2.8 -5.6
Quebec              
Census metropolitan areas 56,690 52,450 50,360 -2,090 -6,330 -4.0 -11.2
Montréal 39,450 36,080 34,580 -1,500 -4,870 -4.2 -12.3
Ottawa–Gatineau (Quebec part) 2,590 2,600 2,450 -150 -140 -5.8 -5.4
Québec 7,390 6,940 6,710 -230 -680 -3.3 -9.2
Saguenay 2,900 2,650 2,580 -70 -320 -2.6 -11.0
Sherbrooke 2,370 2,260 2,120 -140 -250 -6.2 -10.5
Trois-Rivières 1,990 1,930 1,930 0 -60 0.0 -3.0
Census agglomerations 14,340 14,220 13,940 -280 -400 -2.0 -2.8
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 37,710 36,910 36,050 -860 -1,660 -2.3 -4.4
Ontario              
Census metropolitan areas 86,860 80,910 81,890 980 -4,970 1.2 -5.7
Barrie 1,980 1,980 2,000 20 20 1.0 1.0
Brantford 1,470 1,370 1,430 60 -40 4.4 -2.7
Greater Sudbury 2,380 1,920 1,880 -40 -500 -2.1 -21.0
Guelph 1,080 1,000 1,040 40 -40 4.0 -3.7
Hamilton 5,700 5,280 5,300 20 -400 0.4 -7.0
Kingston 1,160 1,380 1,370 -10 210 -0.7 18.1
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 4,080 3,850 4,070 220 -10 5.7 -0.2
London 4,250 4,010 4,120 110 -130 2.7 -3.1
Oshawa 3,850 3,170 3,230 60 -620 1.9 -16.1
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ontario part) 5,970 5,260 5,060 -200 -910 -3.8 -15.2
Peterborough 1,180 1,130 1,140 10 -40 0.9 -3.4
St. Catharines–Niagara 4,400 4,030 4,070 40 -330 1.0 -7.5
Thunder Bay 1,420 1,290 1,310 20 -110 1.6 -7.7
Toronto 44,960 41,990 42,580 590 -2,380 1.4 -5.3
Windsor 2,980 3,240 3,300 60 320 1.9 10.7
Census agglomerations 14,490 13,130 13,010 -120 -1,480 -0.9 -10.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 19,610 18,460 18,050 -410 -1,560 -2.2 -8.0
Manitoba              
Census metropolitan areas 7,250 7,440 7,600 160 350 2.2 4.8
Winnipeg 7,250 7,440 7,600 160 350 2.2 4.8
Census agglomerations 1,070 1,090 1,130 40 60 3.7 5.6
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 7,050 6,950 7,050 100 0 1.4 0.0
Saskatchewan              
Census metropolitan areas 6,230 5,690 5,700 10 -530 0.2 -8.5
Regina 2,090 2,120 2,200 80 110 3.8 5.3
Saskatoon 4,140 3,560 3,510 -50 -630 -1.4 -15.2
Census agglomerations 3,030 2,670 2,650 -20 -380 -0.7 -12.5
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 8,210 7,610 7,590 -20 -620 -0.3 -7.6
Alberta              
Census metropolitan areas 40,660 34,490 34,560 70 -6,100 0.2 -15.0
Calgary 19,710 16,050 16,290 240 -3,420 1.5 -17.4
Edmonton 20,950 18,440 18,270 -170 -2,680 -0.9 -12.8
Census agglomerations 8,390 8,080 8,060 -20 -330 -0.2 -3.9
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 9,760 8,930 8,960 30 -800 0.3 -8.2
British Columbia              
Census metropolitan areas 21,230 20,090 20,020 -70 -1,210 -0.3 -5.7
Abbotsford–Mission 1,770 1,860 1,790 -70 20 -3.8 1.1
Kelowna 2,510 2,340 2,450 110 -60 4.7 -2.4
Vancouver 14,870 13,680 13,640 -40 -1,230 -0.3 -8.3
Victoria 2,070 2,210 2,140 -70 70 -3.2 3.4
Census agglomerations 11,900 11,240 11,190 -50 -710 -0.4 -6.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 10,170 9,730 9,720 -10 -450 -0.1 -4.4
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0013-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0034).
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