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
  August
2018
July
2019p
August
2019p
July to August 2019 August 2018 to August 2019 July to August 2019 August 2018 to August 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 463,520 451,340 453,240 1,900 -10,280 0.4 -2.2
15 to 24 years 44,990 43,110 43,800 690 -1,190 1.6 -2.6
25 to 54 years 294,500 283,420 284,840 1,420 -9,660 0.5 -3.3
55 years and over 124,030 124,810 124,600 -210 570 -0.2 0.5
Men 289,290 282,770 285,020 2,250 -4,270 0.8 -1.5
15 to 24 years 32,880 31,470 31,930 460 -950 1.5 -2.9
25 to 54 years 180,650 174,350 176,230 1,880 -4,420 1.1 -2.4
55 years and over 75,750 76,950 76,850 -100 1,100 -0.1 1.5
Women 174,240 168,560 168,220 -340 -6,020 -0.2 -3.5
15 to 24 years 12,110 11,640 11,870 230 -240 2.0 -2.0
25 to 54 years 113,850 109,070 108,610 -460 -5,240 -0.4 -4.6
55 years and over 48,280 47,860 47,740 -120 -540 -0.3 -1.1
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 34,700 32,960 33,090 130 -1,610 0.4 -4.6
15 to 24 years 3,140 2,780 2,820 40 -320 1.4 -10.2
25 to 54 years 19,740 18,260 18,380 120 -1,360 0.7 -6.9
55 years and over 11,830 11,920 11,890 -30 60 -0.3 0.5
Men 21,400 20,060 20,150 90 -1,250 0.4 -5.8
Women 13,310 12,890 12,940 50 -370 0.4 -2.8
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 7,730 7,570 7,690 120 -40 1.6 -0.5
15 to 24 years 1,310 1,270 1,340 70 30 5.5 2.3
25 to 54 years 4,060 3,800 3,860 60 -200 1.6 -4.9
55 years and over 2,370 2,500 2,490 -10 120 -0.4 5.1
Men 4,590 4,440 4,520 80 -70 1.8 -1.5
Women 3,140 3,130 3,170 40 30 1.3 1.0
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 27,140 25,830 26,080 250 -1,060 1.0 -3.9
15 to 24 years 3,080 2,880 2,960 80 -120 2.8 -3.9
25 to 54 years 16,200 15,270 15,410 140 -790 0.9 -4.9
55 years and over 7,860 7,680 7,710 30 -150 0.4 -1.9
Men 17,540 16,390 16,730 340 -810 2.1 -4.6
Women 9,600 9,430 9,340 -90 -260 -1.0 -2.7
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 28,420 29,510 29,560 50 1,140 0.2 4.0
15 to 24 years 4,020 4,160 4,170 10 150 0.2 3.7
25 to 54 years 15,560 15,540 15,610 70 50 0.5 0.3
55 years and over 8,840 9,810 9,780 -30 940 -0.3 10.6
Men 17,790 18,960 19,080 120 1,290 0.6 7.3
Women 10,640 10,550 10,480 -70 -160 -0.7 -1.5
Quebec              
Both sexes 117,280 108,800 111,900 3,100 -5,380 2.8 -4.6
15 to 24 years 9,920 8,630 8,950 320 -970 3.7 -9.8
25 to 54 years 74,130 67,900 69,860 1,960 -4,270 2.9 -5.8
55 years and over 33,240 32,270 33,100 830 -140 2.6 -0.4
Men 75,770 71,300 73,500 2,200 -2,270 3.1 -3.0
Women 41,510 37,490 38,410 920 -3,100 2.5 -7.5
Ontario              
Both sexes 120,330 119,870 118,140 -1,730 -2,190 -1.4 -1.8
15 to 24 years 9,970 10,070 9,960 -110 -10 -1.1 -0.1
25 to 54 years 80,590 79,730 78,840 -890 -1,750 -1.1 -2.2
55 years and over 29,780 30,080 29,340 -740 -440 -2.5 -1.5
Men 70,960 70,820 70,020 -800 -940 -1.1 -1.3
Women 49,370 49,050 48,110 -940 -1,260 -1.9 -2.6
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,610 15,410 15,410 0 -200 0.0 -1.3
15 to 24 years 2,300 2,220 2,270 50 -30 2.3 -1.3
25 to 54 years 10,180 9,880 9,860 -20 -320 -0.2 -3.1
55 years and over 3,130 3,310 3,280 -30 150 -0.9 4.8
Men 10,360 10,240 10,240 0 -120 0.0 -1.2
Women 5,250 5,170 5,170 0 -80 0.0 -1.5
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 16,080 15,420 15,460 40 -620 0.3 -3.9
15 to 24 years 2,100 1,990 2,010 20 -90 1.0 -4.3
25 to 54 years 10,320 9,740 9,760 20 -560 0.2 -5.4
55 years and over 3,670 3,700 3,690 -10 20 -0.3 0.5
Men 11,060 10,690 10,760 70 -300 0.7 -2.7
Women 5,020 4,740 4,700 -40 -320 -0.8 -6.4
Alberta              
Both sexes 52,390 50,390 50,560 170 -1,830 0.3 -3.5
15 to 24 years 5,260 5,080 5,240 160 -20 3.1 -0.4
25 to 54 years 35,650 34,050 34,210 160 -1,440 0.5 -4.0
55 years and over 11,480 11,260 11,110 -150 -370 -1.3 -3.2
Men 34,060 32,620 32,950 330 -1,110 1.0 -3.3
Women 18,330 17,770 17,610 -160 -720 -0.9 -3.9
British Columbia              
Both sexes 41,680 42,600 42,300 -300 620 -0.7 1.5
15 to 24 years 3,680 3,770 3,820 50 140 1.3 3.8
25 to 54 years 26,570 27,150 26,910 -240 340 -0.9 1.3
55 years and over 11,430 11,670 11,570 -100 140 -0.9 1.2
Men 24,390 25,440 25,270 -170 880 -0.7 3.6
Women 17,290 17,150 17,030 -120 -260 -0.7 -1.5
Yukon              
Both sexes 590 630 640 10 50 1.6 8.5
15 to 24 years 60 70 60 -10 0 -14.3 0.0
25 to 54 years 380 380 390 10 10 2.6 2.6
55 years and over 140 180 190 10 50 5.6 35.7
Men 390 410 420 10 30 2.4 7.7
Women 200 220 220 0 20 0.0 10.0
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 660 750 700 -50 40 -6.7 6.1
15 to 24 years 70 50 50 0 -20 0.0 -28.6
25 to 54 years 470 550 520 -30 50 -5.5 10.6
55 years and over 130 140 140 0 10 0.0 7.7
Men 440 490 460 -30 20 -6.1 4.5
Women 220 250 240 -10 20 -4.0 9.1
Nunavut              
Both sexes 510 480 460 -20 -50 -4.2 -9.8
15 to 24 years 70 60 60 0 -10 0.0 -14.3
25 to 54 years 390 350 330 -20 -60 -5.7 -15.4
55 years and over 60 60 70 10 10 16.7 16.7
Men 350 340 330 -10 -20 -2.9 -5.7
Women 160 130 130 0 -30 0.0 -18.8
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0011-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0022).
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