Table 1 
Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits,1 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
  September
2022
August
2023p
September
2023p
August to September 2023 September 2022 to September 2023 August to September 2023 September 2022 to September 2023
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 447,040 440,690 436,720 -3,970 -10,320 -0.9 -2.3
15 to 24 years 43,730 44,090 41,920 -2,170 -1,810 -4.9 -4.1
25 to 54 years 275,510 273,780 272,850 -930 -2,660 -0.3 -1.0
55 years and over 127,800 122,820 121,940 -880 -5,860 -0.7 -4.6
Men 275,620 272,670 273,140 470 -2,480 0.2 -0.9
15 to 24 years 31,360 30,820 30,730 -90 -630 -0.3 -2.0
25 to 54 years 165,070 167,450 167,690 240 2,620 0.1 1.6
55 years and over 79,190 74,410 74,720 310 -4,470 0.4 -5.6
Women 171,420 168,020 163,580 -4,440 -7,840 -2.6 -4.6
15 to 24 years 12,370 13,270 11,190 -2,080 -1,180 -15.7 -9.5
25 to 54 years 110,440 106,330 105,160 -1,170 -5,280 -1.1 -4.8
55 years and over 48,610 48,410 47,230 -1,180 -1,380 -2.4 -2.8
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 32,520 28,530 29,060 530 -3,460 1.9 -10.6
15 to 24 years 3,000 2,420 2,620 200 -380 8.3 -12.7
25 to 54 years 16,920 14,380 14,430 50 -2,490 0.3 -14.7
55 years and over 12,600 11,730 12,020 290 -580 2.5 -4.6
Men 19,450 17,100 17,490 390 -1,960 2.3 -10.1
Women 13,070 11,430 11,570 140 -1,500 1.2 -11.5
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 8,570 6,630 6,560 -70 -2,010 -1.1 -23.5
15 to 24 years 1,830 1,230 1,110 -120 -720 -9.8 -39.3
25 to 54 years 3,990 3,210 3,200 -10 -790 -0.3 -19.8
55 years and over 2,750 2,200 2,240 40 -510 1.8 -18.5
Men 5,000 3,840 3,870 30 -1,130 0.8 -22.6
Women 3,570 2,790 2,690 -100 -880 -3.6 -24.6
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 24,140 21,560 21,420 -140 -2,720 -0.6 -11.3
15 to 24 years 2,410 2,310 2,050 -260 -360 -11.3 -14.9
25 to 54 years 14,030 12,400 12,390 -10 -1,640 -0.1 -11.7
55 years and over 7,700 6,850 6,970 120 -730 1.8 -9.5
Men 15,110 13,660 13,660 0 -1,450 0.0 -9.6
Women 9,030 7,900 7,760 -140 -1,270 -1.8 -14.1
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 28,710 28,440 23,610 -4,830 -5,100 -17.0 -17.8
15 to 24 years 2,390 3,330 1,320 -2,010 -1,070 -60.4 -44.8
25 to 54 years 15,290 14,800 12,920 -1,880 -2,370 -12.7 -15.5
55 years and over 11,030 10,310 9,370 -940 -1,660 -9.1 -15.0
Men 18,020 18,120 15,390 -2,730 -2,630 -15.1 -14.6
Women 10,690 10,320 8,220 -2,100 -2,470 -20.3 -23.1
Quebec              
Both sexes 109,940 105,880 105,490 -390 -4,450 -0.4 -4.0
15 to 24 years 8,720 8,340 8,150 -190 -570 -2.3 -6.5
25 to 54 years 65,910 63,830 63,880 50 -2,030 0.1 -3.1
55 years and over 35,300 33,710 33,460 -250 -1,840 -0.7 -5.2
Men 71,510 69,740 69,850 110 -1,660 0.2 -2.3
Women 38,420 36,140 35,650 -490 -2,770 -1.4 -7.2
Ontario              
Both sexes 120,050 122,750 122,310 -440 2,260 -0.4 1.9
15 to 24 years 11,170 12,320 12,160 -160 990 -1.3 8.9
25 to 54 years 78,790 81,600 80,590 -1,010 1,800 -1.2 2.3
55 years and over 30,080 28,830 29,560 730 -520 2.5 -1.7
Men 72,460 73,950 72,550 -1,400 90 -1.9 0.1
Women 47,590 48,800 49,760 960 2,170 2.0 4.6
Manitoba              
Both sexes 16,360 15,920 14,950 -970 -1,410 -6.1 -8.6
15 to 24 years 2,500 2,480 2,300 -180 -200 -7.3 -8.0
25 to 54 years 10,370 10,100 9,430 -670 -940 -6.6 -9.1
55 years and over 3,490 3,340 3,210 -130 -280 -3.9 -8.0
Men 10,050 9,820 9,420 -400 -630 -4.1 -6.3
Women 6,320 6,100 5,520 -580 -800 -9.5 -12.7
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 14,780 13,770 13,850 80 -930 0.6 -6.3
15 to 24 years 1,960 1,730 1,760 30 -200 1.7 -10.2
25 to 54 years 9,460 8,680 8,800 120 -660 1.4 -7.0
55 years and over 3,360 3,360 3,290 -70 -70 -2.1 -2.1
Men 9,890 8,820 9,310 490 -580 5.6 -5.9
Women 4,890 4,950 4,540 -410 -350 -8.3 -7.2
Alberta              
Both sexes 47,810 47,110 46,840 -270 -970 -0.6 -2.0
15 to 24 years 5,690 5,640 5,620 -20 -70 -0.4 -1.2
25 to 54 years 31,830 30,950 31,860 910 30 2.9 0.1
55 years and over 10,290 10,510 9,350 -1,160 -940 -11.0 -9.1
Men 29,110 29,260 30,200 940 1,090 3.2 3.7
Women 18,710 17,840 16,640 -1,200 -2,070 -6.7 -11.1
British Columbia              
Both sexes 41,980 47,460 49,970 2,510 7,990 5.3 19.0
15 to 24 years 3,860 4,070 4,570 500 710 12.3 18.4
25 to 54 years 27,340 31,970 33,470 1,500 6,130 4.7 22.4
55 years and over 10,780 11,430 11,930 500 1,150 4.4 10.7
Men 23,760 26,810 29,810 3,000 6,050 11.2 25.5
Women 18,220 20,650 20,160 -490 1,940 -2.4 10.6
Yukon              
Both sexes 610 600 590 -10 -20 -1.7 -3.3
15 to 24 years 70 70 60 -10 -10 -14.3 -14.3
25 to 54 years 400 370 360 -10 -40 -2.7 -10.0
55 years and over 140 160 160 0 20 0.0 14.3
Men 390 400 410 10 20 2.5 5.1
Women 230 200 180 -20 -50 -10.0 -21.7
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 540 540 720 180 180 33.3 33.3
15 to 24 years 40 30 60 30 20 100.0 50.0
25 to 54 years 380 370 480 110 100 29.7 26.3
55 years and over 110 140 170 30 60 21.4 54.5
Men 340 370 440 70 100 18.9 29.4
Women 200 170 280 110 80 64.7 40.0
Nunavut              
Both sexes 420 460 440 -20 20 -4.3 4.8
15 to 24 years 50 50 50 0 0 0.0 0.0
25 to 54 years 330 360 340 -20 10 -5.6 3.0
55 years and over 50 50 50 0 0 0.0 0.0
Men 240 280 270 -10 30 -3.6 12.5
Women 190 180 170 -10 -20 -5.6 -10.5
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