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

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by occupation, Canada – 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
All occupations 445,930 447,970 448,120 150 2,190 0.0 0.5
Management occupations 28,010 27,850 27,640 -210 -370 -0.8 -1.3
Senior management occupations 2,610 2,510 2,460 -50 -150 -2.0 -5.7
Specialized middle management occupations 9,590 9,150 9,140 -10 -450 -0.1 -4.7
Middle management occupations in retail and wholesale trade and customer services 9,800 9,890 9,800 -90 0 -0.9 0.0
Middle management occupations in trades, transportation, production and utilities 6,010 6,300 6,250 -50 240 -0.8 4.0
Business, finance and administration occupations 45,680 44,720 44,360 -360 -1,320 -0.8 -2.9
Professional occupations in business and finance 5,570 5,750 5,690 -60 120 -1.0 2.2
Administrative and financial supervisors and administrative occupations 19,720 19,030 18,860 -170 -860 -0.9 -4.4
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 1,800 1,730 1,700 -30 -100 -1.7 -5.6
Office support occupations 12,700 12,150 12,040 -110 -660 -0.9 -5.2
Distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations 5,900 6,050 6,070 20 170 0.3 2.9
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 23,770 24,150 24,050 -100 280 -0.4 1.2
Professional occupations in natural and applied sciences 6,430 6,720 6,710 -10 280 -0.1 4.4
Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences 17,340 17,430 17,340 -90 0 -0.5 0.0
Health occupations 6,590 5,980 6,150 170 -440 2.8 -6.7
Professional occupations in nursing 620 550 570 20 -50 3.6 -8.1
Professional occupations in health (except nursing) 580 520 530 10 -50 1.9 -8.6
Technical occupations in health 2,180 1,950 2,010 60 -170 3.1 -7.8
Assisting occupations in support of health services 3,220 2,970 3,040 70 -180 2.4 -5.6
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 42,770 46,200 45,280 -920 2,510 -2.0 5.9
Professional occupations in education services 11,750 12,830 12,500 -330 750 -2.6 6.4
Professional occupations in law and social, community and government services 4,360 4,710 4,610 -100 250 -2.1 5.7
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 9,310 9,840 9,650 -190 340 -1.9 3.7
Occupations in front-line public protection services 520 530 520 -10 0 -1.9 0.0
Care providers and educational, legal and public protection support occupations 16,810 18,290 18,000 -290 1,190 -1.6 7.1
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 8,460 7,960 7,780 -180 -680 -2.3 -8.0
Professional occupations in art and culture 1,700 1,410 1,490 80 -210 5.7 -12.4
Technical occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 6,760 6,550 6,290 -260 -470 -4.0 -7.0
Sales and service occupations 67,750 65,310 65,040 -270 -2,710 -0.4 -4.0
Retail sales supervisors and specialized sales occupations 3,390 3,230 3,220 -10 -170 -0.3 -5.0
Service supervisors and specialized service occupations 13,430 13,040 12,990 -50 -440 -0.4 -3.3
Sales representatives and salespersons - wholesale and retail trade 9,490 8,910 8,970 60 -520 0.7 -5.5
Service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations 17,760 17,310 17,170 -140 -590 -0.8 -3.3
Sales support occupations 6,290 6,040 6,050 10 -240 0.2 -3.8
Service support and other service occupations, n.e.c. 17,390 16,780 16,640 -140 -750 -0.8 -4.3
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 154,880 153,340 153,300 -40 -1,580 0.0 -1.0
Industrial, electrical and construction trades 58,410 54,020 53,870 -150 -4,540 -0.3 -7.8
Maintenance and equipment operation trades 14,570 14,940 15,060 120 490 0.8 3.4
Other installers, repairers and servicers and material handlers 8,450 8,230 8,370 140 -80 1.7 -0.9
Transport and heavy equipment operation and related maintenance occupations 35,600 38,630 38,720 90 3,120 0.2 8.8
Trades helpers, construction labourers and related occupations 37,860 37,530 37,280 -250 -580 -0.7 -1.5
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 32,310 33,950 33,370 -580 1,060 -1.7 3.3
Supervisors and technical occupations in natural resources, agriculture and related production 7,020 7,850 7,800 -50 780 -0.6 11.1
Workers in natural resources, agriculture and related production 12,750 13,220 12,760 -460 10 -3.5 0.1
Harvesting, landscaping and natural resources labourers 12,540 12,880 12,810 -70 270 -0.5 2.2
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 33,620 37,190 39,800 2,610 6,180 7.0 18.4
Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central control operators 2,360 2,360 2,510 150 150 6.4 6.4
Processing and manufacturing machine operators and related production workers 9,780 10,730 11,370 640 1,590 6.0 16.3
Assemblers in manufacturing 4,770 5,680 6,490 810 1,720 14.3 36.1
Labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities 16,710 18,410 19,430 1,020 2,720 5.5 16.3
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0337-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0043).
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