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
  July
2016
June
2017p
July
2017p
June to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017 June to July 2017 July 2016 to July 2017
  numbernumbernumber changechange % change% change
Canada              
Both sexes 587,460 529,800 536,550 6,750 -50,910 1.3 -8.7
15 to 24 years 59,760 49,390 49,970 580 -9,790 1.2 -16.4
25 to 54 years 386,860 343,640 347,650 4,010 -39,210 1.2 -10.1
55 years and over 140,840 136,770 138,930 2,160 -1,910 1.6 -1.4
Men 386,350 329,790 327,430 -2,360 -58,920 -0.7 -15.3
15 to 24 years 46,040 36,450 36,460 10 -9,580 0.0 -20.8
25 to 54 years 249,800 208,740 207,120 -1,620 -42,680 -0.8 -17.1
55 years and over 90,520 84,600 83,850 -750 -6,670 -0.9 -7.4
Women 201,100 200,010 209,120 9,110 8,020 4.6 4.0
15 to 24 years 13,720 12,940 13,510 570 -210 4.4 -1.5
25 to 54 years 137,060 134,900 140,530 5,630 3,470 4.2 2.5
55 years and over 50,320 52,170 55,090 2,920 4,770 5.6 9.5
Newfoundland and Labrador              
Both sexes 41,690 40,180 40,240 60 -1,450 0.1 -3.5
15 to 24 years 3,730 3,450 3,460 10 -270 0.3 -7.2
25 to 54 years 24,480 23,260 23,270 10 -1,210 0.0 -4.9
55 years and over 13,470 13,470 13,500 30 30 0.2 0.2
Men 25,970 24,520 24,460 -60 -1,510 -0.2 -5.8
Women 15,720 15,660 15,770 110 50 0.7 0.3
Prince Edward Island              
Both sexes 7,510 7,480 7,820 340 310 4.5 4.1
15 to 24 years 940 840 960 120 20 14.3 2.1
25 to 54 years 4,310 4,230 4,360 130 50 3.1 1.2
55 years and over 2,260 2,410 2,510 100 250 4.1 11.1
Men 4,700 4,380 4,670 290 -30 6.6 -0.6
Women 2,810 3,100 3,160 60 350 1.9 12.5
Nova Scotia              
Both sexes 27,550 27,560 27,960 400 410 1.5 1.5
15 to 24 years 2,770 2,750 2,860 110 90 4.0 3.2
25 to 54 years 17,490 17,150 17,230 80 -260 0.5 -1.5
55 years and over 7,290 7,660 7,860 200 570 2.6 7.8
Men 18,110 17,630 17,800 170 -310 1.0 -1.7
Women 9,440 9,930 10,150 220 710 2.2 7.5
New Brunswick              
Both sexes 32,860 31,790 32,530 740 -330 2.3 -1.0
15 to 24 years 3,980 4,300 4,330 30 350 0.7 8.8
25 to 54 years 19,460 17,760 18,310 550 -1,150 3.1 -5.9
55 years and over 9,420 9,730 9,890 160 470 1.6 5.0
Men 21,520 20,290 20,380 90 -1,140 0.4 -5.3
Women 11,340 11,500 12,140 640 800 5.6 7.1
Quebec              
Both sexes 145,960 131,700 132,260 560 -13,700 0.4 -9.4
15 to 24 years 14,170 11,540 11,670 130 -2,500 1.1 -17.6
25 to 54 years 94,780 85,340 85,150 -190 -9,630 -0.2 -10.2
55 years and over 37,010 34,820 35,440 620 -1,570 1.8 -4.2
Men 95,420 85,040 83,800 -1,240 -11,620 -1.5 -12.2
Women 50,550 46,650 48,460 1,810 -2,090 3.9 -4.1
Ontario              
Both sexes 129,460 133,010 135,370 2,360 5,910 1.8 4.6
15 to 24 years 12,400 11,100 11,250 150 -1,150 1.4 -9.3
25 to 54 years 87,730 90,970 92,300 1,330 4,570 1.5 5.2
55 years and over 29,330 30,940 31,820 880 2,490 2.8 8.5
Men 83,730 78,580 78,360 -220 -5,370 -0.3 -6.4
Women 45,730 54,440 57,010 2,570 11,280 4.7 24.7
Manitoba              
Both sexes 15,430 15,610 17,450 1,840 2,020 11.8 13.1
15 to 24 years 2,230 2,180 2,300 120 70 5.5 3.1
25 to 54 years 10,450 10,190 11,640 1,450 1,190 14.2 11.4
55 years and over 2,760 3,240 3,510 270 750 8.3 27.2
Men 10,970 10,030 10,320 290 -650 2.9 -5.9
Women 4,460 5,580 7,130 1,550 2,670 27.8 59.9
Saskatchewan              
Both sexes 21,110 18,690 18,140 -550 -2,970 -2.9 -14.1
15 to 24 years 2,710 2,290 2,190 -100 -520 -4.4 -19.2
25 to 54 years 14,220 12,190 12,030 -160 -2,190 -1.3 -15.4
55 years and over 4,190 4,200 3,920 -280 -270 -6.7 -6.4
Men 15,380 12,690 12,290 -400 -3,090 -3.2 -20.1
Women 5,730 5,990 5,850 -140 120 -2.3 2.1
Alberta              
Both sexes 107,470 71,330 71,460 130 -36,010 0.2 -33.5
15 to 24 years 11,150 6,380 6,280 -100 -4,870 -1.6 -43.7
25 to 54 years 75,280 48,520 48,760 240 -26,520 0.5 -35.2
55 years and over 21,040 16,430 16,420 -10 -4,620 -0.1 -22.0
Men 73,370 45,790 44,800 -990 -28,570 -2.2 -38.9
Women 34,100 25,530 26,660 1,130 -7,440 4.4 -21.8
British Columbia              
Both sexes 55,910 50,240 50,980 740 -4,930 1.5 -8.8
15 to 24 years 5,460 4,330 4,430 100 -1,030 2.3 -18.9
25 to 54 years 36,830 32,480 32,940 460 -3,890 1.4 -10.6
55 years and over 13,620 13,430 13,610 180 -10 1.3 -0.1
Men 35,570 29,450 29,160 -290 -6,410 -1.0 -18.0
Women 20,340 20,790 21,820 1,030 1,480 5.0 7.3
Yukon              
Both sexes 840 670 660 -10 -180 -1.5 -21.4
15 to 24 years 70 50 60 10 -10 20.0 -14.3
25 to 54 years 560 440 420 -20 -140 -4.5 -25.0
55 years and over 210 190 180 -10 -30 -5.3 -14.3
Men 550 410 400 -10 -150 -2.4 -27.3
Women 290 260 260 0 -30 0.0 -10.3
Northwest Territories              
Both sexes 820 630 600 -30 -220 -4.8 -26.8
15 to 24 years 80 70 70 0 -10 0.0 -12.5
25 to 54 years 600 460 430 -30 -170 -6.5 -28.3
55 years and over 140 100 100 0 -40 0.0 -28.6
Men 560 410 380 -30 -180 -7.3 -32.1
Women 260 220 220 0 -40 0.0 -15.4
Nunavut              
Both sexes 590 530 530 0 -60 0.0 -10.2
15 to 24 years 60 80 80 0 20 0.0 33.3
25 to 54 years 470 400 390 -10 -80 -2.5 -17.0
55 years and over 60 60 60 0 0 0.0 0.0
Men 380 350 350 0 -30 0.0 -7.9
Women 210 180 180 0 -30 0.0 -14.3
p
preliminary
Source(s):
CANSIM table 276-0022.