Table 1 
Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits1 by province and territory, sex and age – Seasonally adjusted 

Beneficiaries receiving regular income benefits by province and territory, sex and age – Seasonally adjusted
  September
2014
August
2015p
September
2015p
August to September 2015 September 2014 to September 2015 August to September 2015 September 2014 to September 2015
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 502,230 537,750 543,830 6,080 41,600 1.1 8.3
15 to 24 years 50,340 53,980 54,290 310 3,950 0.6 7.8
25 to 54 years 335,380 358,100 361,560 3,460 26,180 1.0 7.8
55 years and over 116,500 125,670 127,980 2,310 11,480 1.8 9.9
Men 309,220 339,710 345,940 6,230 36,720 1.8 11.9
15 to 24 years 38,060 40,820 41,170 350 3,110 0.9 8.2
25 to 54 years 199,840 220,180 223,790 3,610 23,950 1.6 12.0
55 years and over 71,330 78,710 80,980 2,270 9,650 2.9 13.5
Women 193,010 198,040 197,890 -150 4,880 -0.1 2.5
15 to 24 years 12,290 13,160 13,120 -40 830 -0.3 6.8
25 to 54 years 135,550 137,930 137,770 -160 2,220 -0.1 1.6
55 years and over 45,170 46,960 47,000 40 1,830 0.1 4.1
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 30,150 31,870 32,580 710 2,430 2.2 8.1
15 to 24 years 2,710 2,960 3,060 100 350 3.4 12.9
25 to 54 years 18,000 18,890 19,160 270 1,160 1.4 6.4
55 years and over 9,450 10,020 10,370 350 920 3.5 9.7
Men 17,960 19,330 20,100 770 2,140 4.0 11.9
Women 12,200 12,540 12,480 -60 280 -0.5 2.3
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 7,020 7,430 7,350 -80 330 -1.1 4.7
15 to 24 years 810 790 800 10 -10 1.3 -1.2
25 to 54 years 4,150 4,420 4,410 -10 260 -0.2 6.3
55 years and over 2,060 2,220 2,140 -80 80 -3.6 3.9
Men 4,220 4,510 4,480 -30 260 -0.7 6.2
Women 2,800 2,910 2,870 -40 70 -1.4 2.5
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 25,560 27,980 28,570 590 3,010 2.1 11.8
15 to 24 years 2,550 2,790 2,820 30 270 1.1 10.6
25 to 54 years 16,470 17,830 18,180 350 1,710 2.0 10.4
55 years and over 6,540 7,360 7,580 220 1,040 3.0 15.9
Men 16,400 18,260 18,710 450 2,310 2.5 14.1
Women 9,160 9,720 9,860 140 700 1.4 7.6
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 30,650 32,330 32,340 10 1,690 0.0 5.5
15 to 24 years 3,580 3,420 3,410 -10 -170 -0.3 -4.7
25 to 54 years 18,640 19,660 19,570 -90 930 -0.5 5.0
55 years and over 8,430 9,240 9,360 120 930 1.3 11.0
Men 19,630 21,010 21,170 160 1,540 0.8 7.8
Women 11,020 11,310 11,170 -140 150 -1.2 1.4
Quebec              
Both sexes 150,690 148,800 149,620 820 -1,070 0.6 -0.7
15 to 24 years 15,340 14,580 14,630 50 -710 0.3 -4.6
25 to 54 years 99,800 97,210 97,490 280 -2,310 0.3 -2.3
55 years and over 35,550 37,020 37,490 470 1,940 1.3 5.5
Men 97,570 96,440 96,980 540 -590 0.6 -0.6
Women 53,120 52,360 52,630 270 -490 0.5 -0.9
Ontario              
Both sexes 146,060 149,110 148,790 -320 2,730 -0.2 1.9
15 to 24 years 13,130 13,510 13,410 -100 280 -0.7 2.1
25 to 54 years 102,640 104,230 103,810 -420 1,170 -0.4 1.1
55 years and over 30,290 31,370 31,580 210 1,290 0.7 4.3
Men 86,570 87,650 88,450 800 1,880 0.9 2.2
Women 59,490 61,460 60,350 -1,110 860 -1.8 1.4
Manitoba              
Both sexes 13,080 14,770 14,660 -110 1,580 -0.7 12.1
15 to 24 years 1,820 2,120 2,090 -30 270 -1.4 14.8
25 to 54 years 8,810 9,880 9,840 -40 1,030 -0.4 11.7
55 years and over 2,450 2,770 2,730 -40 280 -1.4 11.4
Men 8,420 10,090 10,050 -40 1,630 -0.4 19.4
Women 4,660 4,680 4,610 -70 -50 -1.5 -1.1
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 10,890 14,060 14,170 110 3,280 0.8 30.1
15 to 24 years 1,490 1,940 1,910 -30 420 -1.5 28.2
25 to 54 years 7,060 9,290 9,400 110 2,340 1.2 33.1
55 years and over 2,340 2,830 2,860 30 520 1.1 22.2
Men 7,200 10,100 10,190 90 2,990 0.9 41.5
Women 3,690 3,960 3,980 20 290 0.5 7.9
Alberta              
Both sexes 29,150 53,120 57,980 4,860 28,830 9.1 98.9
15 to 24 years 3,770 6,110 6,520 410 2,750 6.7 72.9
25 to 54 years 20,000 37,730 41,000 3,270 21,000 8.7 105.0
55 years and over 5,380 9,280 10,460 1,180 5,080 12.7 94.4
Men 18,500 36,210 39,390 3,180 20,890 8.8 112.9
Women 10,650 16,910 18,590 1,680 7,940 9.9 74.6
British Columbia              
Both sexes 56,010 54,000 53,540 -460 -2,470 -0.9 -4.4
15 to 24 years 4,890 5,370 5,230 -140 340 -2.6 7.0
25 to 54 years 37,630 35,840 35,660 -180 -1,970 -0.5 -5.2
55 years and over 13,480 12,790 12,650 -140 -830 -1.1 -6.2
Men 30,930 33,550 33,750 200 2,820 0.6 9.1
Women 25,070 20,450 19,790 -660 -5,280 -3.2 -21.1
Yukon              
Both sexes 890 720 720 0 -170 0.0 -19.1
15 to 24 years 90 60 80 20 -10 33.3 -11.1
25 to 54 years 590 480 460 -20 -130 -4.2 -22.0
55 years and over 210 170 180 10 -30 5.9 -14.3
Men 530 450 460 10 -70 2.2 -13.2
Women 360 280 260 -20 -100 -7.1 -27.8
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 780 740 760 20 -20 2.7 -2.6
15 to 24 years 70 60 70 10 0 16.7 0.0
25 to 54 years 590 560 560 0 -30 0.0 -5.1
55 years and over 130 130 130 0 0 0.0 0.0
Men 500 510 530 20 30 3.9 6.0
Women 280 240 220 -20 -60 -8.3 -21.4
Nunavut              
Both sexes 410 400 410 10 0 2.5 0.0
15 to 24 years 40 50 50 0 10 0.0 25.0
25 to 54 years 330 310 310 0 -20 0.0 -6.1
55 years and over 40 40 50 10 10 25.0 25.0
Men 270 250 270 20 0 8.0 0.0
Women 140 150 140 -10 0 -6.7 0.0
p
preliminary
Source(s):
CANSIM table 276-0022.
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