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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by occupation, Canada – Seasonally adjusted
  September 2018 August 2019p September 2019p August to September 2019 September 2018 to September 2019 August to September 2019 September 2018 to September 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
All occupations 450,430 451,200 445,620 -5,580 -4,810 -1.2 -1.1
Management occupations 28,320 27,880 27,880 0 -440 0.0 -1.6
Senior management occupations 2,640 2,530 2,520 -10 -120 -0.4 -4.5
Specialized middle management occupations 9,710 9,080 9,130 50 -580 0.6 -6.0
Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services 9,970 9,930 9,920 -10 -50 -0.1 -0.5
Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities 6,010 6,340 6,310 -30 300 -0.5 5.0
Business, finance and administration occupations 45,940 45,840 44,670 -1,170 -1,270 -2.6 -2.8
Professional occupations in business and finance 5,540 5,830 5,820 -10 280 -0.2 5.1
Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations 19,940 19,660 18,950 -710 -990 -3.6 -5.0
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 1,810 1,790 1,760 -30 -50 -1.7 -2.8
Office support occupations 12,660 12,480 12,150 -330 -510 -2.6 -4.0
Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 5,990 6,080 5,990 -90 0 -1.5 0.0
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 23,960 24,270 24,270 0 310 0.0 1.3
Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences 6,440 6,720 6,760 40 320 0.6 5.0
Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences 17,520 17,550 17,520 -30 0 -0.2 0.0
Health occupations 6,670 6,410 6,130 -280 -540 -4.4 -8.1
Professional occupations in nursing 610 580 570 -10 -40 -1.7 -6.6
Professional occupations in health (except nursing) 590 550 530 -20 -60 -3.6 -10.2
Technical occupations in health 2,260 2,120 2,000 -120 -260 -5.7 -11.5
Assisting occupations in support of health services 3,200 3,150 3,040 -110 -160 -3.5 -5.0
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 43,320 47,000 46,550 -450 3,230 -1.0 7.5
Professional occupations in education services 11,930 12,820 12,940 120 1,010 0.9 8.5
Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services 4,300 4,810 4,690 -120 390 -2.5 9.1
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 9,480 10,000 9,920 -80 440 -0.8 4.6
Occupations in front-line public protection services 560 540 530 -10 -30 -1.9 -5.4
Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations 17,040 18,820 18,470 -350 1,430 -1.9 8.4
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 8,370 8,090 8,020 -70 -350 -0.9 -4.2
Professional occupations in art and culture 1,680 1,670 1,400 -270 -280 -16.2 -16.7
Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 6,690 6,420 6,620 200 -70 3.1 -1.0
Sales and service occupations 67,650 65,750 64,630 -1,120 -3,020 -1.7 -4.5
Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations 3,410 3,170 3,210 40 -200 1.3 -5.9
Service supervisors and specialized service occupations 13,360 13,290 12,850 -440 -510 -3.3 -3.8
Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesale and retail trade 9,530 8,850 8,780 -70 -750 -0.8 -7.9
Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations 17,660 17,530 17,180 -350 -480 -2.0 -2.7
Sales support occupations 6,250 6,000 5,960 -40 -290 -0.7 -4.6
Service support and other service occupations, n.e.c. 17,440 16,920 16,640 -280 -800 -1.7 -4.6
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 155,900 154,890 151,930 -2,960 -3,970 -1.9 -2.5
Industrial, electrical and construction trades 58,690 54,480 53,500 -980 -5,190 -1.8 -8.8
Maintenance and equipment operation trades 14,740 14,930 14,780 -150 40 -1.0 0.3
Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers 8,670 8,270 8,080 -190 -590 -2.3 -6.8
Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations 35,910 39,580 38,250 -1,330 2,340 -3.4 6.5
Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations 37,880 37,630 37,320 -310 -560 -0.8 -1.5
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 33,000 34,560 34,310 -250 1,310 -0.7 4.0
Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production 7,090 7,760 7,840 80 750 1.0 10.6
Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production 13,200 13,610 13,520 -90 320 -0.7 2.4
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 12,710 13,190 12,950 -240 240 -1.8 1.9
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 35,560 35,380 35,980 600 420 1.7 1.2
Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators 2,500 2,280 2,300 20 -200 0.9 -8.0
Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers 10,290 10,270 10,380 110 90 1.1 0.9
Assemblers in manufacturing 4,890 4,780 5,270 490 380 10.3 7.8
Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 17,880 18,060 18,040 -20 160 -0.1 0.9
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0337-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0043).
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