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
  October
2018
September
2019p
October
2019p
September to October 2019 October 2018 to October 2019 September to October 2019 October 2018 to October 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 445,930 447,970 448,120 150 2,190 0.0 0.5
15 to 24 years 44,530 44,080 44,220 140 -310 0.3 -0.7
25 to 54 years 282,680 281,290 280,570 -720 -2,110 -0.3 -0.7
55 years and over 118,720 122,600 123,330 730 4,610 0.6 3.9
Men 280,720 284,180 284,440 260 3,720 0.1 1.3
15 to 24 years 32,310 32,210 32,240 30 -70 0.1 -0.2
25 to 54 years 174,850 175,690 175,480 -210 630 -0.1 0.4
55 years and over 73,560 76,280 76,720 440 3,160 0.6 4.3
Women 165,210 163,800 163,690 -110 -1,520 -0.1 -0.9
15 to 24 years 12,230 11,870 11,980 110 -250 0.9 -2.0
25 to 54 years 107,830 105,600 105,090 -510 -2,740 -0.5 -2.5
55 years and over 45,150 46,320 46,620 300 1,470 0.6 3.3
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 33,830 32,860 32,910 50 -920 0.2 -2.7
15 to 24 years 2,980 2,930 2,950 20 -30 0.7 -1.0
25 to 54 years 19,130 18,140 18,040 -100 -1,090 -0.6 -5.7
55 years and over 11,730 11,790 11,920 130 190 1.1 1.6
Men 20,570 20,030 20,010 -20 -560 -0.1 -2.7
Women 13,260 12,830 12,900 70 -360 0.5 -2.7
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 8,100 7,890 7,930 40 -170 0.5 -2.1
15 to 24 years 1,580 1,500 1,580 80 0 5.3 0.0
25 to 54 years 4,110 3,890 3,870 -20 -240 -0.5 -5.8
55 years and over 2,410 2,490 2,490 0 80 0.0 3.3
Men 4,790 4,620 4,660 40 -130 0.9 -2.7
Women 3,310 3,280 3,280 0 -30 0.0 -0.9
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 27,460 25,630 25,270 -360 -2,190 -1.4 -8.0
15 to 24 years 3,700 2,980 2,970 -10 -730 -0.3 -19.7
25 to 54 years 16,060 15,110 14,820 -290 -1,240 -1.9 -7.7
55 years and over 7,700 7,550 7,490 -60 -210 -0.8 -2.7
Men 17,630 16,490 16,180 -310 -1,450 -1.9 -8.2
Women 9,830 9,150 9,100 -50 -730 -0.5 -7.4
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 29,240 30,400 30,780 380 1,540 1.3 5.3
15 to 24 years 4,850 4,940 5,110 170 260 3.4 5.4
25 to 54 years 15,530 15,540 15,690 150 160 1.0 1.0
55 years and over 8,860 9,920 9,980 60 1,120 0.6 12.6
Men 18,730 19,590 19,700 110 970 0.6 5.2
Women 10,510 10,820 11,080 260 570 2.4 5.4
Quebec              
Both sexes 112,880 110,850 109,210 -1,640 -3,670 -1.5 -3.3
15 to 24 years 8,980 8,710 8,570 -140 -410 -1.6 -4.6
25 to 54 years 71,870 69,410 67,850 -1,560 -4,020 -2.2 -5.6
55 years and over 32,040 32,730 32,780 50 740 0.2 2.3
Men 73,450 73,370 72,120 -1,250 -1,330 -1.7 -1.8
Women 39,430 37,490 37,090 -400 -2,340 -1.1 -5.9
Ontario              
Both sexes 113,480 120,190 121,030 840 7,550 0.7 6.7
15 to 24 years 9,550 10,130 10,190 60 640 0.6 6.7
25 to 54 years 76,210 80,410 80,900 490 4,690 0.6 6.2
55 years and over 27,720 29,650 29,950 300 2,230 1.0 8.0
Men 67,840 72,090 72,920 830 5,080 1.2 7.5
Women 45,640 48,110 48,100 -10 2,460 0.0 5.4
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,670 15,070 15,190 120 -480 0.8 -3.1
15 to 24 years 2,290 2,150 2,110 -40 -180 -1.9 -7.9
25 to 54 years 10,260 9,710 9,830 120 -430 1.2 -4.2
55 years and over 3,130 3,200 3,250 50 120 1.6 3.8
Men 10,390 10,090 10,180 90 -210 0.9 -2.0
Women 5,290 4,970 5,010 40 -280 0.8 -5.3
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 15,430 14,850 15,040 190 -390 1.3 -2.5
15 to 24 years 1,990 1,900 1,900 0 -90 0.0 -4.5
25 to 54 years 9,870 9,480 9,670 190 -200 2.0 -2.0
55 years and over 3,570 3,480 3,480 0 -90 0.0 -2.5
Men 10,650 10,360 10,550 190 -100 1.8 -0.9
Women 4,780 4,500 4,490 -10 -290 -0.2 -6.1
Alberta              
Both sexes 49,030 46,800 46,940 140 -2,090 0.3 -4.3
15 to 24 years 4,910 4,880 4,900 20 -10 0.4 -0.2
25 to 54 years 33,400 31,790 31,820 30 -1,580 0.1 -4.7
55 years and over 10,720 10,140 10,220 80 -500 0.8 -4.7
Men 32,720 30,810 30,970 160 -1,750 0.5 -5.3
Women 16,310 15,990 15,970 -20 -340 -0.1 -2.1
British Columbia              
Both sexes 38,650 40,570 41,090 520 2,440 1.3 6.3
15 to 24 years 3,480 3,690 3,670 -20 190 -0.5 5.5
25 to 54 years 24,700 25,830 26,190 360 1,490 1.4 6.0
55 years and over 10,470 11,060 11,230 170 760 1.5 7.3
Men 22,550 24,930 25,400 470 2,850 1.9 12.6
Women 16,100 15,650 15,690 40 -410 0.3 -2.5
Yukon              
Both sexes 610 600 580 -20 -30 -3.3 -4.9
15 to 24 years 60 60 50 -10 -10 -16.7 -16.7
25 to 54 years 400 380 370 -10 -30 -2.6 -7.5
55 years and over 140 160 160 0 20 0.0 14.3
Men 400 390 380 -10 -20 -2.6 -5.0
Women 210 210 200 -10 -10 -4.8 -4.8
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 680 700 700 0 20 0.0 2.9
15 to 24 years 70 60 60 0 -10 0.0 -14.3
25 to 54 years 500 500 500 0 0 0.0 0.0
55 years and over 120 140 140 0 20 0.0 16.7
Men 460 470 470 0 10 0.0 2.2
Women 220 230 230 0 10 0.0 4.5
Nunavut              
Both sexes 460 470 490 20 30 4.3 6.5
15 to 24 years 60 60 60 0 0 0.0 0.0
25 to 54 years 350 340 360 20 10 5.9 2.9
55 years and over 40 80 70 -10 30 -12.5 75.0
Men 300 330 350 20 50 6.1 16.7
Women 160 140 150 10 -10 7.1 -6.3
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0011-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0022).
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