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

Percentage of paid workers covered by a registered pension plan
  1997 2002 2007 2012 2017
  %%%%%
Total, all sectors 41.5 39.6 38.4 38.5 37.1
Males 42.8 40.0 37.8 37.0 35.1
Females 39.9 39.1 39.0 40.1 39.3
Defined benefit plans 35.6 32.5 29.5 27.5 24.9
Males 36.2 32.2 28.0 24.6 21.4
Females 35.0 33.0 31.1 30.7 28.7
Defined contribution plans 5.2 6.0 6.1 6.4 6.8
Males 5.9 6.8 6.9 7.4 7.9
Females 4.4 5.1 5.2 5.4 5.6
Other plans1 0.6 1.0 2.8 4.6 5.4
Males 0.8 1.1 2.9 5.1 5.9
Females 0.5 1.0 2.7 4.0 4.9
Public sector 88.0 86.6 83.5 87.9 87.1
Males 87.7 89.8 83.8 86.2 84.5
Females 88.3 84.3 83.3 88.9 88.7
Defined benefit plans 83.6 81.4 77.9 82.8 79.1
Males 83.2 84.2 77.5 80.5 75.4
Females 84.0 79.4 78.1 84.2 81.4
Defined contribution plans 3.7 4.3 3.8 4.0 4.0
Males 3.7 4.4 4.1 4.4 4.3
Females 3.8 4.2 3.7 3.8 3.7
Other plans1 0.7 0.9 1.8 1.0 4.1
Males 0.8 1.2 2.1 1.3 4.8
Females 0.5 0.7 1.5 0.9 3.6
Private sector 28.2 28.2 25.7 24.2 22.7
Males 32.9 32.2 28.7 27.4 25.6
Females 22.0 22.8 22.0 20.0 18.9
Defined benefit plans 21.9 21.3 15.8 11.5 9.2
Males 25.7 24.6 18.1 13.6 11.0
Females 16.9 17.0 13.0 8.7 7.0
Defined contribution plans 5.6 6.2 6.7 7.1 7.6
Males 6.4 6.9 7.4 8.0 8.5
Females 4.6 5.3 5.8 6.0 6.4
Other plans1 0.6 0.6 3.1 5.6 5.8
Males 0.8 0.8 3.1 5.8 6.1
Females 0.4 0.5 3.2 5.3 5.5
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