Table 2 
New registrations in registered apprenticeship programs by major trade groups and by sex, 20181 

New registrations in registered apprenticeship programs by major trade groups and by sex, 2018
  Both sexes Male Female Males as a share of total new registrations Females as a share of total new registrations Male new registrations – distribution by trade group Female new registrations – distribution by trade group
  Count2Count2Count2 %%%%
New registrations 79,863 68,967 10,896 86.4 13.6 100.0 100.0
Automotive service 8,631 8,133 495 94.2 5.7 11.8 4.5
Carpenters 8,709 8,214 492 94.3 5.6 11.9 4.5
Early childhood educators and assistants 828 24 801 2.9 96.7 0.0 7.4
Community and social service workers 393 39 357 9.9 90.8 0.1 3.3
Electricians 11,652 11,130 519 95.5 4.5 16.1 4.8
Electronics and instrumentation 1,188 1,089 96 91.7 8.1 1.6 0.9
Exterior finishing 2,337 2,274 63 97.3 2.7 3.3 0.6
Food service 4,893 2,811 2,082 57.4 42.6 4.1 19.1
Hairstylists and estheticians 3,438 480 2,958 14.0 86.0 0.7 27.1
Heavy duty equipment mechanics 3,033 2,931 102 96.6 3.4 4.2 0.9
Heavy equipment and crane operators 2,799 2,688 111 96.0 4.0 3.9 1.0
Interior finishing 3,117 2,652 465 85.1 14.9 3.8 4.3
Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists 1,323 978 345 73.9 26.1 1.4 3.2
Machinists 1,599 1,497 102 93.6 6.4 2.2 0.9
Metal Workers (other) 2,964 2,808 153 94.7 5.2 4.1 1.4
Millwrights 2,661 2,571 93 96.6 3.5 3.7 0.9
Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers 240 240 0 100.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters 7,497 7,260 237 96.8 3.2 10.5 2.2
Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics 1,992 1,944 45 97.6 2.3 2.8 0.4
Sheet metal workers 1,899 1,824 75 96.1 3.9 2.6 0.7
User support technicians 30 15 15 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.1
Welders 2,988 2,718 270 91.0 9.0 3.9 2.5
Stationary engineers and power plant operators 459 432 24 94.1 5.2 0.6 0.2
Construction workers (other) 657 615 39 93.6 5.9 0.9 0.4
Other 4,545 3,591 954 79.0 21.0 5.2 8.8
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