Table 7
Proportion of people aged 25 to 54 employed in the top 20 occupationsTable 7 Note 1 for women in 2015, Canada, 1987 and 2015

Table 7
Proportion of people aged 25 to 54 employed in the top 20 occupations for women in 2015, Canada, 1987 and 2015
Table summary
This table displays the results of Proportion of people aged 25 to 54 employed in the top 20 occupations for women in 2015 Women, Men, 1987 and 2015, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Women Men
1987 2015 1987 2015
percent
Total 59.2 56.1 15.7 17.1
Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors 3.8 5.3 2.0 1.6
Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services 2.8 4.7 0.4 0.6
Administrative and regulatory occupations 2.5 4.6 1.5 1.2
General office workers 7.1 4.2 1.0 0.4
Professional occupations in nursing 4.7 3.9 0.3 0.4
Assisting occupations in support of health services 1.5 3.4 0.2 0.5
Auditors, accountants and investment professionals 2.0 2.9 2.3 2.5
Financial, insurance and related administrative support workers 2.9 2.8 0.4 0.4
Cleaners 2.6 2.6 2.0 2.1
Home care providers and educational support occupations 3.7 2.4 0.4 0.2
Retail salespersons 4.0 2.3 1.8 1.5
Human resources and business service professionals 0.7 2.3 0.8 1.2
Customer and information services representatives 2.1 2.1 0.2 0.9
Finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations 2.4 2.1 0.4 0.6
Office administrative assistants - general, legal and medical 9.5 2.0 0.2 0.1
Social and community service professionals 0.8 1.8 0.7 0.6
Cashiers 2.3 1.8 0.2 0.3
Occupations in food and beverage service 1.8 1.7 0.4 0.6
Policy and program researchers, consultants and officers 0.4 1.7 0.4 1.0
Other technical occupations in health care 1.7 1.6 0.2 0.4
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