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Table 3 Women and young people occupy most minimum-wage jobs

  Total employees Minimum wage
Total Incidence
'000 '000 %
Both sexes
15 and over 14,147.2 817.0 5.8
15 to 24 2,344.7 484.5 20.7
15 to 19 885.3 334.9 37.8
20 to 24 1,459.4

149.6

10.3
25 and over 11,802.5 332.5 2.8
25 to 34 3,241.1 93.8 2.9
35 to 44 3,188.4 84.9 2.7
45 to 54 3,393.7 81.6 2.4
55 and over 1,979.3 72.2 3.6
Men
15 and over 7,030.4 305.6 4.3
15 to 24 1,152.4 198.8 17.2
15 to 19 424.4 141.5 33.3
20 to 24 728.0 57.2 7.9
25 and over 5,878.0 106.9 1.8
25 to 34 1,655.3 33.2 2.0
35 to 44 1,599.4 24.9 1.6
45 to 54 1,641.7 21.3 1.3
55 and over 981.7 27.5 2.8
Women
15 and over 7,116.8 511.4 7.2
15 to 24 1,192.3 285.8 24.0
15 to 19 460.9 193.4 42.0
20 to 24 731.4 92.4 12.6
25 and over 5,924.4 225.6 3.8
25 to 34 1,585.8 60.7 3.8
35 to 44 1,589.0 59.9 3.8
45 to 54 1,752.0 60.3 3.4
55 and over 997.6 44.7 4.5
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.