Table 1 
Registered pension plan membership, by sector and type of plan  

Registered pension plan membership, by sector and type of plan
  2016 2017 2016 to 2017 2016 to 2017
  numbernumber net change % change
Total, all sectors 6,262,893 6,325,712 62,819 1.0
Males 3,106,383 3,132,511 26,128 0.8
Females 3,156,510 3,193,201 36,691 1.2
Defined benefit plans 4,212,348 4,240,414 28,066 0.7
Males 1,898,127 1,905,938 7,811 0.4
Females 2,314,221 2,334,476 20,255 0.9
Defined contribution plans 1,122,465 1,161,400 38,935 3.5
Males 678,448 702,747 24,299 3.6
Females 444,017 458,653 14,636 3.3
Other plans1 928,080 923,898 -4,182 -0.5
Males 529,808 523,826 -5,982 -1.1
Females 398,272 400,072 1,800 0.5
Public sector 3,276,698 3,325,996 49,298 1.5
Males 1,202,024 1,217,219 15,195 1.3
Females 2,074,674 2,108,777 34,103 1.6
Defined benefit plans 2,981,745 3,020,547 38,802 1.3
Males 1,075,889 1,086,304 10,415 1.0
Females 1,905,856 1,934,243 28,387 1.5
Defined contribution plans 148,317 151,530 3,213 2.2
Males 61,268 62,443 1,175 1.9
Females 87,049 89,087 2,038 2.3
Other plans1 146,636 153,919 7,283 5.0
Males 64,867 68,472 3,605 5.6
Females 81,769 85,447 3,678 4.5
Private sector 2,986,195 2,999,716 13,521 0.5
Males 1,904,359 1,915,292 10,933 0.6
Females 1,081,836 1,084,424 2,588 0.2
Defined benefit plans 1,230,603 1,219,867 -10,736 -0.9
Males 822,238 819,634 -2,604 -0.3
Females 408,365 400,233 -8,132 -2.0
Defined contribution plans 974,148 1,009,870 35,722 3.7
Males 617,180 640,304 23,124 3.7
Females 356,968 369,566 12,598 3.5
Other plans1 781,444 769,979 -11,465 -1.5
Males 464,941 455,354 -9,587 -2.1
Females 316,503 314,625 -1,878 -0.6
Source(s):
Table 11-10-0106-01 (formerly CANSIM 280-0016).
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