Chart 2
New registrations of women in the hairstylist trade and selected male-dominated trades¹, Canada, 1991 to 2018²

% 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 1991 1994 1997 2000 2003 2006 2009 2012 2015 2018 Hairstylist tradeHairstylist trade Selected male-dominated tradesSelected male-dominated trades
1.
Selected male-dominated trades include the major trades groups of automotive service; carpenters; electricians; plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters; and welders, where at least 75% of registrants were men. These major trades groups had the highest increases in female apprentices between 1991 and 2018.
2.
Provinces and territories, which provide the data for this release, make operational and administrative changes related to the training and certification of the trades within their jurisdictions. Since 1991, changes have occurred in all provinces and territories that affect historical comparisons. For further information on operational and administrative changes that have occurred over the years see the Registered Apprenticeship Information System Guide.
Source(s):
Registered Apprenticeship Information System (3154).

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New registrations of women in the hairstylist trade and selected male-dominated trades¹, Canada, 1991 to 2018², %
  Hairstylist trade Selected male-dominated trades
1991 49.8 14.4
1992 51.6 12.7
1993 62.8 9.1
1994 64.6 9.7
1995 62.2 8.7
1996 62.4 8.7
1997 63.1 8.8
1998 58.8 9.8
1999 58.7 10.7
2000 55.8 10.2
2001 57.0 10.5
2002 52.0 11.5
2003 51.6 10.9
2004 50.8 11.8
2005 46.7 14.5
2006 39.9 17.5
2007 32.9 15.4
2008 32.5 14.6
2009 28.8 10.1
2010 29.9 9.5
2011 27.9 11.3
2012 23.7 12.4
2013 21.4 14.8
2014 26.8 18.9
2015 28.5 18.5
2016 28.0 17.1
2017 29.3 18.4
2018 25.7 18.5
1.
Selected male-dominated trades include the major trades groups of automotive service; carpenters; electricians; plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters; and welders, where at least 75% of registrants were men. These major trades groups had the highest increases in female apprentices between 1991 and 2018.
2.
Provinces and territories, which provide the data for this release, make operational and administrative changes related to the training and certification of the trades within their jurisdictions. Since 1991, changes have occurred in all provinces and territories that affect historical comparisons. For further information on operational and administrative changes that have occurred over the years see the Registered Apprenticeship Information System Guide.
Source(s):
Registered Apprenticeship Information System (3154).
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