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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by occupation, Canada – 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
All occupations 463,520 451,340 453,240 1,900 -10,280 0.4 -2.2
Management occupations 28,870 27,830 27,850 20 -1,020 0.1 -3.5
Senior management occupations 2,710 2,500 2,540 40 -170 1.6 -6.3
Specialized middle management occupations 9,960 9,090 9,040 -50 -920 -0.6 -9.2
Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services 10,070 9,940 9,910 -30 -160 -0.3 -1.6
Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities 6,130 6,290 6,360 70 230 1.1 3.8
Business, finance and administration occupations 47,160 46,110 46,210 100 -950 0.2 -2.0
Professional occupations in business and finance 5,610 5,720 5,800 80 190 1.4 3.4
Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations 20,520 20,010 19,960 -50 -560 -0.2 -2.7
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 1,830 1,790 1,790 0 -40 0.0 -2.2
Office support occupations 13,100 12,440 12,560 120 -540 1.0 -4.1
Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 6,080 6,140 6,080 -60 0 -1.0 0.0
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 24,310 23,960 24,260 300 -50 1.3 -0.2
Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences 6,570 6,580 6,680 100 110 1.5 1.7
Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences 17,730 17,380 17,580 200 -150 1.2 -0.8
Health occupations 6,900 6,430 6,520 90 -380 1.4 -5.5
Professional occupations in nursing 620 560 580 20 -40 3.6 -6.5
Professional occupations in health (except nursing) 590 540 560 20 -30 3.7 -5.1
Technical occupations in health 2,380 2,140 2,170 30 -210 1.4 -8.8
Assisting occupations in support of health services 3,300 3,180 3,210 30 -90 0.9 -2.7
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 47,350 46,250 46,860 610 -490 1.3 -1.0
Professional occupations in education services 13,190 12,590 12,720 130 -470 1.0 -3.6
Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services 4,460 4,860 4,910 50 450 1.0 10.1
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 10,340 9,840 9,950 110 -390 1.1 -3.8
Occupations in front-line public protection services 560 520 550 30 -10 5.8 -1.8
Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations 18,810 18,440 18,730 290 -80 1.6 -0.4
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 8,500 8,150 8,060 -90 -440 -1.1 -5.2
Professional occupations in art and culture 1,730 1,660 1,670 10 -60 0.6 -3.5
Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 6,780 6,490 6,390 -100 -390 -1.5 -5.8
Sales and service occupations 69,900 65,770 66,320 550 -3,580 0.8 -5.1
Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations 3,590 3,150 3,150 0 -440 0.0 -12.3
Service supervisors and specialized service occupations 13,780 13,390 13,520 130 -260 1.0 -1.9
Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesale and retail trade 9,960 8,760 8,910 150 -1,050 1.7 -10.5
Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations 18,010 17,420 17,650 230 -360 1.3 -2.0
Sales support occupations 6,600 6,030 6,010 -20 -590 -0.3 -8.9
Service support and other service occupations, n.e.c. 17,960 17,020 17,080 60 -880 0.4 -4.9
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 158,520 155,810 156,380 570 -2,140 0.4 -1.3
Industrial, electrical and construction trades 58,890 55,010 55,200 190 -3,690 0.3 -6.3
Maintenance and equipment operation trades 14,500 14,880 14,990 110 490 0.7 3.4
Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers 8,780 8,430 8,360 -70 -420 -0.8 -4.8
Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations 38,810 39,770 40,050 280 1,240 0.7 3.2
Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations 37,550 37,730 37,780 50 230 0.1 0.6
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 33,200 34,170 34,690 520 1,490 1.5 4.5
Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production 7,160 7,690 7,780 90 620 1.2 8.7
Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production 13,440 13,480 13,660 180 220 1.3 1.6
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 12,590 13,000 13,250 250 660 1.9 5.2
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 37,380 35,470 35,020 -450 -2,360 -1.3 -6.3
Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators 2,470 2,240 2,270 30 -200 1.3 -8.1
Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers 9,890 10,210 10,140 -70 250 -0.7 2.5
Assemblers in manufacturing 7,460 5,190 4,730 -460 -2,730 -8.9 -36.6
Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 17,560 17,830 17,890 60 330 0.3 1.9
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0337-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0043).
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