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
  November
2018
October
2019p
November
2019p
October to November 2019 November 2018 to November 2019 October to November 2019 November 2018 to November 2019
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 445,930 450,360 450,970 610 5,040 0.1 1.1
15 to 24 years 44,390 44,270 43,860 -410 -530 -0.9 -1.2
25 to 54 years 281,720 281,870 281,920 50 200 0.0 0.1
55 years and over 119,820 124,230 125,190 960 5,370 0.8 4.5
Men 280,540 286,080 287,480 1,400 6,940 0.5 2.5
15 to 24 years 32,030 32,250 31,870 -380 -160 -1.2 -0.5
25 to 54 years 174,340 176,310 177,110 800 2,770 0.5 1.6
55 years and over 74,170 77,520 78,500 980 4,330 1.3 5.8
Women 165,390 164,280 163,480 -800 -1,910 -0.5 -1.2
15 to 24 years 12,360 12,020 11,990 -30 -370 -0.2 -3.0
25 to 54 years 107,380 105,550 104,810 -740 -2,570 -0.7 -2.4
55 years and over 45,660 46,700 46,690 -10 1,030 0.0 2.3
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 34,020 32,970 32,880 -90 -1,140 -0.3 -3.4
15 to 24 years 2,980 2,960 2,940 -20 -40 -0.7 -1.3
25 to 54 years 19,210 18,030 17,880 -150 -1,330 -0.8 -6.9
55 years and over 11,830 11,980 12,060 80 230 0.7 1.9
Men 20,680 20,080 20,120 40 -560 0.2 -2.7
Women 13,340 12,880 12,770 -110 -570 -0.9 -4.3
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 8,070 7,950 8,000 50 -70 0.6 -0.9
15 to 24 years 1,600 1,570 1,560 -10 -40 -0.6 -2.5
25 to 54 years 4,120 3,890 3,930 40 -190 1.0 -4.6
55 years and over 2,350 2,490 2,510 20 160 0.8 6.8
Men 4,720 4,670 4,700 30 -20 0.6 -0.4
Women 3,350 3,290 3,310 20 -40 0.6 -1.2
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 27,240 25,520 26,030 510 -1,210 2.0 -4.4
15 to 24 years 3,640 2,940 2,950 10 -690 0.3 -19.0
25 to 54 years 16,040 14,980 15,210 230 -830 1.5 -5.2
55 years and over 7,560 7,600 7,870 270 310 3.6 4.1
Men 17,490 16,390 16,840 450 -650 2.7 -3.7
Women 9,750 9,140 9,190 50 -560 0.5 -5.7
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 29,570 31,160 31,380 220 1,810 0.7 6.1
15 to 24 years 4,890 5,140 5,150 10 260 0.2 5.3
25 to 54 years 15,640 15,970 16,180 210 540 1.3 3.5
55 years and over 9,040 10,050 10,050 0 1,010 0.0 11.2
Men 18,910 19,970 20,190 220 1,280 1.1 6.8
Women 10,660 11,200 11,190 -10 530 -0.1 5.0
Quebec              
Both sexes 108,960 109,150 108,500 -650 -460 -0.6 -0.4
15 to 24 years 8,610 8,490 8,190 -300 -420 -3.5 -4.9
25 to 54 years 68,520 67,690 67,200 -490 -1,320 -0.7 -1.9
55 years and over 31,840 32,960 33,110 150 1,270 0.5 4.0
Men 70,440 71,980 71,790 -190 1,350 -0.3 1.9
Women 38,520 37,160 36,710 -450 -1,810 -1.2 -4.7
Ontario              
Both sexes 116,910 121,080 120,370 -710 3,460 -0.6 3.0
15 to 24 years 9,980 10,160 10,030 -130 50 -1.3 0.5
25 to 54 years 78,230 80,840 80,250 -590 2,020 -0.7 2.6
55 years and over 28,700 30,080 30,090 10 1,390 0.0 4.8
Men 70,310 72,940 72,460 -480 2,150 -0.7 3.1
Women 46,600 48,140 47,910 -230 1,310 -0.5 2.8
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,570 15,210 15,220 10 -350 0.1 -2.2
15 to 24 years 2,290 2,130 2,130 0 -160 0.0 -7.0
25 to 54 years 10,180 9,820 9,810 -10 -370 -0.1 -3.6
55 years and over 3,110 3,260 3,280 20 170 0.6 5.5
Men 10,270 10,190 10,210 20 -60 0.2 -0.6
Women 5,300 5,030 5,010 -20 -290 -0.4 -5.5
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 15,460 15,390 15,930 540 470 3.5 3.0
15 to 24 years 1,950 1,920 1,940 20 -10 1.0 -0.5
25 to 54 years 9,940 9,910 10,310 400 370 4.0 3.7
55 years and over 3,570 3,550 3,680 130 110 3.7 3.1
Men 10,740 10,860 11,390 530 650 4.9 6.1
Women 4,720 4,520 4,530 10 -190 0.2 -4.0
Alberta              
Both sexes 48,800 48,030 49,070 1,040 270 2.2 0.6
15 to 24 years 4,750 4,950 4,930 -20 180 -0.4 3.8
25 to 54 years 33,130 32,620 33,320 700 190 2.1 0.6
55 years and over 10,920 10,460 10,820 360 -100 3.4 -0.9
Men 32,530 31,790 32,710 920 180 2.9 0.6
Women 16,280 16,240 16,360 120 80 0.7 0.5
British Columbia              
Both sexes 39,090 41,120 40,750 -370 1,660 -0.9 4.2
15 to 24 years 3,470 3,720 3,750 30 280 0.8 8.1
25 to 54 years 25,120 26,180 25,840 -340 720 -1.3 2.9
55 years and over 10,500 11,220 11,160 -60 660 -0.5 6.3
Men 22,980 25,420 25,240 -180 2,260 -0.7 9.8
Women 16,110 15,710 15,520 -190 -590 -1.2 -3.7
Yukon              
Both sexes 580 590 610 20 30 3.4 5.2
15 to 24 years 50 60 60 0 10 0.0 20.0
25 to 54 years 380 370 390 20 10 5.4 2.6
55 years and over 140 160 150 -10 10 -6.3 7.1
Men 380 390 400 10 20 2.6 5.3
Women 200 200 200 0 0 0.0 0.0
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 710 710 710 0 0 0.0 0.0
15 to 24 years 70 60 60 0 -10 0.0 -14.3
25 to 54 years 520 510 510 0 -10 0.0 -1.9
55 years and over 120 140 150 10 30 7.1 25.0
Men 480 470 490 20 10 4.3 2.1
Women 230 230 230 0 0 0.0 0.0
Nunavut              
Both sexes 450 490 470 -20 20 -4.1 4.4
15 to 24 years 60 60 50 -10 -10 -16.7 -16.7
25 to 54 years 350 360 350 -10 0 -2.8 0.0
55 years and over 40 70 70 0 30 0.0 75.0
Men 300 340 320 -20 20 -5.9 6.7
Women 150 140 140 0 -10 0.0 -6.7
p
preliminary
Source(s):
Table 14-10-0011-01 (formerly CANSIM table 276-0022).
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