Table 2 
Percentage of paid workers covered by a registered pension plan (RPP) 

Percentage of paid workers covered by a registered pension plan (RPP)
  1996 2001 2006 2011 2016
All sectors: Total 42.4 40.2 38.4 38.6 37.5
Males 43.9 41.0 37.7 37.1 35.6
Females 40.6 39.4 39.1 40.2 39.5
Defined benefit plans 36.9 33.3 30.5 28.2 25.2
Males 37.7 33.3 28.9 25.6 21.7
Females 36.0 33.4 32.3 31.1 29.0
Defined contribution plans 4.8 5.9 6.0 6.3 6.7
Males 5.3 6.6 6.8 7.2 7.8
Females 4.1 5.1 5.1 5.4 5.6
Other plans1 0.7 1.0 1.9 4.0 5.6
Males 0.9 1.2 2.0 4.3 6.1
Females 0.5 0.9 1.7 3.7 5.0
Public sector 87.0 86.6 83.7 88.0 88.0
Males 87.6 88.4 84.1 85.7 85.9
Females 86.4 85.4 83.5 89.5 89.2
Defined benefit plans 82.7 81.2 78.2 82.8 80.1
Males 83.2 82.4 77.7 80.1 76.9
Females 82.4 80.3 78.5 84.6 82.0
Defined contribution plans 3.6 4.5 4.0 4.2 4.0
Males 3.5 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.4
Females 3.6 4.4 3.7 4.0 3.7
Other plans1 0.6 0.9 1.5 1.0 4.0
Males 0.8 1.3 1.8 1.2 4.7
Females 0.5 0.7 1.2 0.9 3.5
Private sector 29.0 27.6 25.8 24.1 23.0
Males 33.7 31.5 28.7 27.3 26.0
Females 22.9 22.4 22.2 20.1 19.1
Defined benefit plans 23.1 20.3 17.3 12.3 9.5
Males 27.0 23.5 19.4 14.5 11.2
Females 18.0 16.2 14.7 9.4 7.2
Defined contribution plans 5.1 6.2 6.5 7.0 7.5
Males 5.8 6.9 7.2 7.8 8.4
Females 4.3 5.3 5.7 5.9 6.3
Other plans1 0.7 1.1 2.0 4.9 6.0
Males 0.9 1.1 2.0 5.0 6.4
Females 0.5 1.0 1.9 4.8 5.6
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