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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by census metropolitan category – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2018
April
2019p
May
2019p
April to May 2019 May 2018 to May 2019 April to May 2019 May 2018 to May 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Census metropolitan areas 5,030 4,470 4,520 50 -510 1.1 -10.1
St. John's 5,030 4,470 4,520 50 -510 1.1 -10.1
Census agglomerations 4,900 4,510 4,420 -90 -480 -2.0 -9.8
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 26,460 24,180 24,130 -50 -2,330 -0.2 -8.8
Prince Edward Island              
Census agglomerations 3,290 3,300 3,260 -40 -30 -1.2 -0.9
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 4,400 4,310 4,280 -30 -120 -0.7 -2.7
Nova Scotia              
Census metropolitan areas 5,120 4,980 4,860 -120 -260 -2.4 -5.1
Halifax 5,120 4,980 4,860 -120 -260 -2.4 -5.1
Census agglomerations 8,790 8,900 8,420 -480 -370 -5.4 -4.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 12,830 12,300 12,260 -40 -570 -0.3 -4.4
New Brunswick              
Census metropolitan areas 4,750 4,860 4,820 -40 70 -0.8 1.5
Moncton 2,580 2,600 2,530 -70 -50 -2.7 -1.9
Saint John 2,170 2,260 2,290 30 120 1.3 5.5
Census agglomerations 5,920 5,950 5,850 -100 -70 -1.7 -1.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 17,200 17,690 17,520 -170 320 -1.0 1.9
Quebec              
Census metropolitan areas 61,910 53,890 56,310 2,420 -5,600 4.5 -9.0
Montréal 43,920 37,210 39,110 1,900 -4,810 5.1 -11.0
Ottawa–Gatineau (Quebec part) 2,960 2,700 2,830 130 -130 4.8 -4.4
Québec 7,520 6,950 7,000 50 -520 0.7 -6.9
Saguenay 2,820 2,680 2,710 30 -110 1.1 -3.9
Sherbrooke 2,530 2,310 2,470 160 -60 6.9 -2.4
Trois-Rivières 2,150 2,050 2,170 120 20 5.9 0.9
Census agglomerations 13,320 13,350 13,610 260 290 1.9 2.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 36,570 36,970 37,700 730 1,130 2.0 3.1
Ontario              
Census metropolitan areas 87,930 84,060 85,160 1,100 -2,770 1.3 -3.2
Barrie 1,960 1,980 2,010 30 50 1.5 2.6
Belleville 1,460 1,130 1,150 20 -310 1.8 -21.2
Brantford 1,520 1,440 1,470 30 -50 2.1 -3.3
Greater Sudbury 2,200 2,030 2,040 10 -160 0.5 -7.3
Guelph 1,000 990 1,020 30 20 3.0 2.0
Hamilton 5,730 5,220 5,230 10 -500 0.2 -8.7
Kingston 1,340 1,460 1,550 90 210 6.2 15.7
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 4,230 4,280 4,340 60 110 1.4 2.6
London 4,170 3,990 3,990 0 -180 0.0 -4.3
Oshawa 3,700 3,050 3,280 230 -420 7.5 -11.4
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ontario part) 6,450 5,640 5,770 130 -680 2.3 -10.5
Peterborough 1,040 1,040 1,040 0 0 0.0 0.0
St. Catharines–Niagara 4,560 4,320 4,500 180 -60 4.2 -1.3
Thunder Bay 1,370 1,400 1,410 10 40 0.7 2.9
Toronto 43,940 42,550 43,110 560 -830 1.3 -1.9
Windsor 3,250 3,540 3,250 -290 0 -8.2 0.0
Census agglomerations 13,820 12,860 13,160 300 -660 2.3 -4.8
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 19,200 17,650 18,530 880 -670 5.0 -3.5
Manitoba              
Census metropolitan areas 7,470 7,430 7,490 60 20 0.8 0.3
Winnipeg 7,470 7,430 7,490 60 20 0.8 0.3
Census agglomerations 1,270 1,350 1,360 10 90 0.7 7.1
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 6,860 6,700 6,530 -170 -330 -2.5 -4.8
Saskatchewan              
Census metropolitan areas 6,040 5,500 5,290 -210 -750 -3.8 -12.4
Regina 2,000 2,190 2,130 -60 130 -2.7 6.5
Saskatoon 4,040 3,310 3,160 -150 -880 -4.5 -21.8
Census agglomerations 3,040 2,810 2,770 -40 -270 -1.4 -8.9
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 7,830 7,150 7,130 -20 -700 -0.3 -8.9
Alberta              
Census metropolitan areas 37,950 35,240 33,770 -1,470 -4,180 -4.2 -11.0
Calgary 17,640 16,100 15,630 -470 -2,010 -2.9 -11.4
Edmonton 19,370 18,050 17,020 -1,030 -2,350 -5.7 -12.1
Lethbridge 940 1,090 1,120 30 180 2.8 19.1
Census agglomerations 6,420 7,000 6,630 -370 210 -5.3 3.3
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 8,830 8,770 8,690 -80 -140 -0.9 -1.6
British Columbia              
Census metropolitan areas 21,200 20,540 20,770 230 -430 1.1 -2.0
Abbotsford–Mission 1,780 1,780 1,830 50 50 2.8 2.8
Kelowna 2,300 2,240 2,140 -100 -160 -4.5 -7.0
Vancouver 15,100 14,480 14,810 330 -290 2.3 -1.9
Victoria 2,020 2,040 1,990 -50 -30 -2.5 -1.5
Census agglomerations 11,430 11,040 10,710 -330 -720 -3.0 -6.3
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 9,110 8,940 8,760 -180 -350 -2.0 -3.8
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