Table 4 
Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits1 by occupation,2 Canada – Seasonally adjusted 

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by occupation, Canada – 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
All occupations 470,110 440,990 436,600 -4,390 -33,510 -1.0 -7.1
Management occupations 31,200 27,420 27,520 100 -3,680 0.4 -11.8
Senior management occupations 2,940 2,540 2,520 -20 -420 -0.8 -14.3
Specialized middle management occupations 10,800 9,190 9,180 -10 -1,620 -0.1 -15.0
Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services 10,950 9,670 9,640 -30 -1,310 -0.3 -12.0
Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities 6,520 6,010 6,180 170 -340 2.8 -5.2
Business, finance and administration occupations 50,610 45,520 45,460 -60 -5,150 -0.1 -10.2
Professional occupations in business and finance 6,150 5,540 5,620 80 -530 1.4 -8.6
Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations 22,030 19,500 19,510 10 -2,520 0.1 -11.4
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 1,940 1,750 1,780 30 -160 1.7 -8.2
Office support occupations 13,870 12,910 12,760 -150 -1,110 -1.2 -8.0
Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 6,630 5,820 5,790 -30 -840 -0.5 -12.7
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 25,480 23,220 23,330 110 -2,150 0.5 -8.4
Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences 7,160 6,460 6,510 50 -650 0.8 -9.1
Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences 18,320 16,770 16,820 50 -1,500 0.3 -8.2
Health occupations 7,350 6,380 6,360 -20 -990 -0.3 -13.5
Professional occupations in nursing 730 590 600 10 -130 1.7 -17.8
Professional occupations in health (except nursing) 550 530 530 0 -20 0.0 -3.6
Technical occupations in health 2,530 2,160 2,180 20 -350 0.9 -13.8
Assisting occupations in support of health services 3,530 3,110 3,050 -60 -480 -1.9 -13.6
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 43,740 42,350 42,100 -250 -1,640 -0.6 -3.7
Professional occupations in education services 11,780 11,560 11,200 -360 -580 -3.1 -4.9
Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services 4,810 4,490 4,420 -70 -390 -1.6 -8.1
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 9,270 9,130 9,190 60 -80 0.7 -0.9
Occupations in front-line public protection services 640 510 500 -10 -140 -2.0 -21.9
Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations 17,250 16,650 16,790 140 -460 0.8 -2.7
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 8,780 8,460 8,400 -60 -380 -0.7 -4.3
Professional occupations in art and culture 1,750 1,640 1,630 -10 -120 -0.6 -6.9
Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 7,030 6,810 6,760 -50 -270 -0.7 -3.8
Sales and service occupations 77,090 68,620 67,540 -1,080 -9,550 -1.6 -12.4
Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations 4,040 3,290 3,380 90 -660 2.7 -16.3
Service supervisors and specialized service occupations 14,840 13,490 13,250 -240 -1,590 -1.8 -10.7
Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesale and retail trade 12,170 9,920 9,770 -150 -2,400 -1.5 -19.7
Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations 19,590 17,890 17,740 -150 -1,850 -0.8 -9.4
Sales support occupations 7,460 6,530 6,370 -160 -1,090 -2.5 -14.6
Service support and other service occupations, n.e.c. 19,000 17,500 17,040 -460 -1,960 -2.6 -10.3
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 157,080 150,350 147,600 -2,750 -9,480 -1.8 -6.0
Industrial, electrical and construction trades 56,260 53,900 52,880 -1,020 -3,380 -1.9 -6.0
Maintenance and equipment operation trades 14,820 13,690 13,450 -240 -1,370 -1.8 -9.2
Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers 8,850 8,060 8,000 -60 -850 -0.7 -9.6
Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations 40,440 38,800 37,980 -820 -2,460 -2.1 -6.1
Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations 36,710 35,890 35,290 -600 -1,420 -1.7 -3.9
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 31,900 31,960 31,690 -270 -210 -0.8 -0.7
Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production 6,960 7,200 7,140 -60 180 -0.8 2.6
Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production 12,900 12,510 12,520 10 -380 0.1 -2.9
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 12,030 12,240 12,040 -200 10 -1.6 0.1
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 35,960 33,600 33,770 170 -2,190 0.5 -6.1
Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators 2,640 2,170 2,170 0 -470 0.0 -17.8
Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers 10,140 9,710 9,570 -140 -570 -1.4 -5.6
Assemblers in manufacturing 5,480 4,920 5,190 270 -290 5.5 -5.3
Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 17,700 16,790 16,840 50 -860 0.3 -4.9
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0337-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0043).
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