Table 3 
Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits1 by census metropolitan category2 – Seasonally adjusted 

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by census metropolitan category – 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
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Census metropolitan areas 4,510 4,150 4,210 60 -300 1.4 -6.7
St. John's 4,510 4,150 4,210 60 -300 1.4 -6.7
Census agglomerations 4,380 4,400 4,380 -20 0 -0.5 0.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 25,130 24,410 24,300 -110 -830 -0.5 -3.3
Prince Edward Island              
Census agglomerations 3,460 3,490 3,530 40 70 1.1 2.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 4,610 4,460 4,480 20 -130 0.4 -2.8
Nova Scotia              
Census metropolitan areas 5,160 4,590 4,730 140 -430 3.1 -8.3
Halifax 5,160 4,590 4,730 140 -430 3.1 -8.3
Census agglomerations 8,960 8,440 8,580 140 -380 1.7 -4.2
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 13,130 12,500 12,720 220 -410 1.8 -3.1
New Brunswick              
Census metropolitan areas 5,080 5,260 5,310 50 230 1.0 4.5
Moncton 2,760 2,660 2,690 30 -70 1.1 -2.5
Saint John 2,330 2,590 2,620 30 290 1.2 12.4
Census agglomerations 6,190 6,460 6,600 140 410 2.2 6.6
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 18,300 19,450 19,480 30 1,180 0.2 6.4
Quebec              
Census metropolitan areas 58,680 57,100 56,590 -510 -2,090 -0.9 -3.6
Montréal 41,260 40,050 39,460 -590 -1,800 -1.5 -4.4
Ottawa–Gatineau (Quebec part) 2,900 2,850 2,770 -80 -130 -2.8 -4.5
Québec 7,280 6,830 7,000 170 -280 2.5 -3.8
Saguenay 2,800 2,740 2,700 -40 -100 -1.5 -3.6
Sherbrooke 2,450 2,460 2,530 70 80 2.8 3.3
Trois-Rivières 1,990 2,180 2,130 -50 140 -2.3 7.0
Census agglomerations 13,200 13,640 13,600 -40 400 -0.3 3.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 37,070 38,410 38,300 -110 1,230 -0.3 3.3
Ontario              
Census metropolitan areas 85,020 88,530 88,100 -430 3,080 -0.5 3.6
Barrie 1,900 1,950 1,980 30 80 1.5 4.2
Belleville 1,250 1,190 1,160 -30 -90 -2.5 -7.2
Brantford 1,500 1,580 1,560 -20 60 -1.3 4.0
Greater Sudbury 2,140 2,200 2,250 50 110 2.3 5.1
Guelph 1,030 1,240 1,140 -100 110 -8.1 10.7
Hamilton 5,610 5,670 5,790 120 180 2.1 3.2
Kingston 1,360 1,600 1,620 20 260 1.3 19.1
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 3,980 4,450 4,420 -30 440 -0.7 11.1
London 4,120 4,590 4,300 -290 180 -6.3 4.4
Oshawa 3,220 3,490 3,560 70 340 2.0 10.6
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ontario part) 5,960 5,700 5,720 20 -240 0.4 -4.0
Peterborough 1,010 1,100 1,150 50 140 4.5 13.9
St. Catharines–Niagara 4,480 4,800 4,420 -380 -60 -7.9 -1.3
Thunder Bay 1,390 1,430 1,470 40 80 2.8 5.8
Toronto 42,200 44,150 44,280 130 2,080 0.3 4.9
Windsor 3,860 3,400 3,270 -130 -590 -3.8 -15.3
Census agglomerations 13,250 13,640 13,480 -160 230 -1.2 1.7
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 18,640 18,910 18,790 -120 150 -0.6 0.8
Manitoba              
Census metropolitan areas 7,520 7,210 7,250 40 -270 0.6 -3.6
Winnipeg 7,520 7,210 7,250 40 -270 0.6 -3.6
Census agglomerations 1,350 1,310 1,350 40 0 3.1 0.0
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 6,710 6,690 6,630 -60 -80 -0.9 -1.2
Saskatchewan              
Census metropolitan areas 5,460 5,370 5,680 310 220 5.8 4.0
Regina 2,040 1,990 2,090 100 50 5.0 2.5
Saskatoon 3,410 3,370 3,590 220 180 6.5 5.3
Census agglomerations 2,740 2,770 2,860 90 120 3.2 4.4
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 7,260 7,250 7,380 130 120 1.8 1.7
Alberta              
Census metropolitan areas 34,110 32,630 33,100 470 -1,010 1.4 -3.0
Calgary 15,180 14,990 15,210 220 30 1.5 0.2
Edmonton 18,020 16,590 16,810 220 -1,210 1.3 -6.7
Lethbridge 900 1,050 1,070 20 170 1.9 18.9
Census agglomerations 6,460 6,420 6,710 290 250 4.5 3.9
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 8,240 8,980 9,260 280 1,020 3.1 12.4
British Columbia              
Census metropolitan areas 19,870 20,140 19,840 -300 -30 -1.5 -0.2
Abbotsford–Mission 1,730 1,830 1,760 -70 30 -3.8 1.7
Kelowna 2,100 2,090 2,110 20 10 1.0 0.5
Vancouver 14,060 14,060 13,830 -230 -230 -1.6 -1.6
Victoria 1,980 2,150 2,140 -10 160 -0.5 8.1
Census agglomerations 10,600 11,520 11,530 10 930 0.1 8.8
Outside census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 8,620 9,460 9,390 -70 770 -0.7 8.9
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