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Table 3  Share of low-paid work, job characteristics

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  Canada1 Australia2
%
Total 24.4 11.4
Goods-producing industries
Primary 22.2 20.1
Manufacturing 17.1 12.4
Construction 20.2 11.4
Service-producing industries
Wholesale and retail 39.9 17.9
Transport and communications utilities 13.6 7.4
Finance and business 21.7 7.9
Education services 15.6 3.7
Health services 23.7 15.9
Public administration 5.7 4.1
Personal services 46.1 15.2
Management
Managers and legislators 12.7 2.9
Others 25.7 12.2
1. 2004 data.
2. 2003 data.
Source: Luxembourg Income Study, Wave VI.