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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by occupation, Canada – Seasonally adjusted
  April 2018 March 2019p April 2019p March to April 2019 April 2018 to April 2019 March to April 2019 April 2018 to April 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
All occupations 469,870 441,530 438,290 -3,240 -31,580 -0.7 -6.7
Management occupations 30,840 27,660 27,490 -170 -3,350 -0.6 -10.9
Senior management occupations 2,900 2,500 2,430 -70 -470 -2.8 -16.2
Specialized middle management occupations 10,670 9,240 9,240 0 -1,430 0.0 -13.4
Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services 10,850 9,700 9,560 -140 -1,290 -1.4 -11.9
Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities 6,420 6,210 6,250 40 -170 0.6 -2.6
Business, finance and administration occupations 49,700 46,130 46,040 -90 -3,660 -0.2 -7.4
Professional occupations in business and finance 6,070 5,630 5,640 10 -430 0.2 -7.1
Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations 21,660 19,940 19,940 0 -1,720 0.0 -7.9
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 1,930 1,800 1,810 10 -120 0.6 -6.2
Office support occupations 13,590 12,830 12,660 -170 -930 -1.3 -6.8
Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 6,450 5,920 5,990 70 -460 1.2 -7.1
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 24,870 23,280 22,440 -840 -2,430 -3.6 -9.8
Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences 6,990 6,450 6,300 -150 -690 -2.3 -9.9
Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences 17,890 16,830 16,140 -690 -1,750 -4.1 -9.8
Health occupations 7,170 6,410 6,390 -20 -780 -0.3 -10.9
Professional occupations in nursing 710 610 620 10 -90 1.6 -12.7
Professional occupations in health (except nursing) 570 550 550 0 -20 0.0 -3.5
Technical occupations in health 2,470 2,160 2,120 -40 -350 -1.9 -14.2
Assisting occupations in support of health services 3,420 3,090 3,100 10 -320 0.3 -9.4
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 46,880 42,960 43,090 130 -3,790 0.3 -8.1
Professional occupations in education services 12,680 11,610 11,950 340 -730 2.9 -5.8
Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services 4,810 4,610 4,650 40 -160 0.9 -3.3
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 10,110 9,490 9,290 -200 -820 -2.1 -8.1
Occupations in front-line public protection services 630 530 530 0 -100 0.0 -15.9
Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations 18,650 16,720 16,660 -60 -1,990 -0.4 -10.7
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 8,550 8,610 8,770 160 220 1.9 2.6
Professional occupations in art and culture 1,710 1,680 1,700 20 -10 1.2 -0.6
Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 6,830 6,930 7,070 140 240 2.0 3.5
Sales and service occupations 75,100 67,770 67,030 -740 -8,070 -1.1 -10.7
Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations 3,870 3,350 3,320 -30 -550 -0.9 -14.2
Service supervisors and specialized service occupations 14,550 13,460 13,470 10 -1,080 0.1 -7.4
Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesale and retail trade 11,660 9,580 9,200 -380 -2,460 -4.0 -21.1
Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations 19,150 17,870 17,830 -40 -1,320 -0.2 -6.9
Sales support occupations 7,180 6,350 6,220 -130 -960 -2.0 -13.4
Service support and other service occupations, n.e.c. 18,680 17,150 16,980 -170 -1,700 -1.0 -9.1
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 155,870 149,510 148,910 -600 -6,960 -0.4 -4.5
Industrial, electrical and construction trades 57,270 53,570 54,570 1,000 -2,700 1.9 -4.7
Maintenance and equipment operation trades 14,530 13,740 13,780 40 -750 0.3 -5.2
Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers 8,470 8,080 7,810 -270 -660 -3.3 -7.8
Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations 39,600 38,140 37,960 -180 -1,640 -0.5 -4.1
Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations 36,010 35,980 34,800 -1,180 -1,210 -3.3 -3.4
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 32,880 32,410 32,080 -330 -800 -1.0 -2.4
Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production 6,960 7,300 7,420 120 460 1.6 6.6
Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production 13,600 12,850 13,010 160 -590 1.2 -4.3
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 12,320 12,250 11,650 -600 -670 -4.9 -5.4
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 36,630 33,980 33,550 -430 -3,080 -1.3 -8.4
Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators 2,620 2,180 2,140 -40 -480 -1.8 -18.3
Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers 10,340 9,590 9,270 -320 -1,070 -3.3 -10.3
Assemblers in manufacturing 5,770 5,270 5,430 160 -340 3.0 -5.9
Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 17,900 16,930 16,710 -220 -1,190 -1.3 -6.6
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0337-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0043).
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