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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by census metropolitan category – 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
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Census metropolitan areas 4,840 4,430 4,390 -40 -450 -0.9 -9.3
St. John's 4,840 4,430 4,390 -40 -450 -0.9 -9.3
Census agglomerations 4,500 4,280 4,290 10 -210 0.2 -4.7
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 25,370 24,250 24,410 160 -960 0.7 -3.8
Prince Edward Island              
Census agglomerations 3,310 3,280 3,310 30 0 0.9 0.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 4,430 4,290 4,380 90 -50 2.1 -1.1
Nova Scotia              
Census metropolitan areas 5,030 5,000 5,020 20 -10 0.4 -0.2
Halifax 5,030 5,000 5,020 20 -10 0.4 -0.2
Census agglomerations 8,800 8,350 8,540 190 -260 2.3 -3.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 13,310 12,480 12,510 30 -800 0.2 -6.0
New Brunswick              
Census metropolitan areas 5,040 5,220 5,200 -20 160 -0.4 3.2
Moncton 2,720 2,640 2,630 -10 -90 -0.4 -3.3
Saint John 2,320 2,590 2,570 -20 250 -0.8 10.8
Census agglomerations 6,080 6,080 6,110 30 30 0.5 0.5
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 17,300 18,200 18,250 50 950 0.3 5.5
Quebec              
Census metropolitan areas 63,540 57,290 58,740 1,450 -4,800 2.5 -7.6
Montréal 44,470 39,800 40,590 790 -3,880 2.0 -8.7
Ottawa–Gatineau (Quebec part) 3,060 2,840 2,950 110 -110 3.9 -3.6
Québec 8,030 7,170 7,420 250 -610 3.5 -7.6
Saguenay 3,020 2,830 2,900 70 -120 2.5 -4.0
Sherbrooke 2,770 2,480 2,600 120 -170 4.8 -6.1
Trois-Rivières 2,190 2,160 2,270 110 80 5.1 3.7
Census agglomerations 14,830 13,790 14,310 520 -520 3.8 -3.5
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 38,910 37,720 38,860 1,140 -50 3.0 -0.1
Ontario              
Census metropolitan areas 87,830 87,400 85,950 -1,450 -1,880 -1.7 -2.1
Barrie 1,920 1,990 1,940 -50 20 -2.5 1.0
Belleville 1,350 1,220 1,210 -10 -140 -0.8 -10.4
Brantford 1,450 1,480 1,480 0 30 0.0 2.1
Greater Sudbury 2,210 2,190 2,270 80 60 3.7 2.7
Guelph 1,080 1,060 1,000 -60 -80 -5.7 -7.4
Hamilton 5,840 5,520 5,480 -40 -360 -0.7 -6.2
Kingston 1,270 1,520 1,470 -50 200 -3.3 15.7
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 4,150 4,420 4,320 -100 170 -2.3 4.1
London 4,460 4,360 4,320 -40 -140 -0.9 -3.1
Oshawa 3,760 3,370 3,450 80 -310 2.4 -8.2
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ontario part) 6,130 5,570 5,500 -70 -630 -1.3 -10.3
Peterborough 1,030 1,090 1,070 -20 40 -1.8 3.9
St. Catharines–Niagara 4,410 4,470 4,420 -50 10 -1.1 0.2
Thunder Bay 1,390 1,360 1,360 0 -30 0.0 -2.2
Toronto 44,060 43,820 42,900 -920 -1,160 -2.1 -2.6
Windsor 3,320 3,980 3,750 -230 430 -5.8 13.0
Census agglomerations 13,810 13,650 13,540 -110 -270 -0.8 -2.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 18,690 18,830 18,650 -180 -40 -1.0 -0.2
Manitoba              
Census metropolitan areas 7,630 7,440 7,360 -80 -270 -1.1 -3.5
Winnipeg 7,630 7,440 7,360 -80 -270 -1.1 -3.5
Census agglomerations 1,320 1,380 1,430 50 110 3.6 8.3
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 6,660 6,600 6,630 30 -30 0.5 -0.5
Saskatchewan              
Census metropolitan areas 5,730 5,480 5,480 0 -250 0.0 -4.4
Regina 2,090 2,190 2,140 -50 50 -2.3 2.4
Saskatoon 3,640 3,290 3,340 50 -300 1.5 -8.2
Census agglomerations 2,890 2,740 2,770 30 -120 1.1 -4.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 7,460 7,200 7,210 10 -250 0.1 -3.4
Alberta              
Census metropolitan areas 37,320 34,380 34,480 100 -2,840 0.3 -7.6
Calgary 16,710 16,140 16,080 -60 -630 -0.4 -3.8
Edmonton 19,660 17,100 17,270 170 -2,390 1.0 -12.2
Lethbridge 940 1,140 1,130 -10 190 -0.9 20.2
Census agglomerations 6,530 6,740 6,770 30 240 0.4 3.7
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 8,550 9,270 9,310 40 760 0.4 8.9
British Columbia              
Census metropolitan areas 21,280 21,480 21,390 -90 110 -0.4 0.5
Abbotsford–Mission 1,860 1,930 1,950 20 90 1.0 4.8
Kelowna 2,280 2,240 2,250 10 -30 0.4 -1.3
Vancouver 14,840 15,110 15,010 -100 170 -0.7 1.1
Victoria 2,310 2,200 2,190 -10 -120 -0.5 -5.2
Census agglomerations 11,500 11,700 11,700 0 200 0.0 1.7
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 8,900 9,420 9,210 -210 310 -2.2 3.5
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