Registered pension plan (RPP) members, by area of employment, sector and type of plan (Nova Scotia)

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Registered pension plan (RPP) members, by area of employment, sector and type of plan
(Nova Scotia)
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  number
N.S.  
Total  
Members 176,426 175,933 173,277 171,797 170,923
Males 87,886 87,076 85,359 83,560 83,152
Females 88,540 88,857 87,918 88,237 87,771
Public sector  
Members 104,305 103,662 102,563 104,076 103,073
Males 42,155 40,814 40,098 40,515 39,703
Females 62,150 62,848 62,465 63,561 63,370
Private sector  
Members 72,121 72,271 70,714 67,721 67,850
Males 45,731 46,262 45,261 43,045 43,449
Females 26,390 26,009 25,453 24,676 24,401
Defined benefit  
Members 130,056 126,218 124,174 122,007 116,558
Males 61,664 58,054 57,004 54,682 51,864
Females 68,392 68,164 67,170 67,325 64,694
Defined contribution  
Members 32,328 33,824 33,755 32,835 33,726
Males 19,635 21,235 20,695 19,738 20,854
Females 12,693 12,589 13,060 13,097 12,872

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