Note that the number of male recipients of OAS has been increasing at a higher rate than female recipients since 2002. I assume this is because female participation in the workforce peaked for women who were turning 65 in 2002
Old Age Security Program (OAS) - Number of OAS recipients by type and gender
Data on the number of recipients of OAS benefits by type of OAS benefits and by gender for the month of June from 1981 to 2017. Allowance recipients and Allowance for the Survivor recipients who turned 65 in the month of June are not included.
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Employment and Social Development Canada
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada