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

Registered pension plan membership, by sector and plan type
  2019 2020 2019 to 2020 2019 to 2020
  numbernumber net change % change
Total, all sectors 6,535,888 6,593,256 57,368 0.9
Males 3,195,993 3,210,266 14,273 0.4
Females 3,339,895 3,382,990 43,095 1.3
Defined benefit plans 4,350,082 4,425,506 75,424 1.7
Males 1,923,891 1,956,561 32,670 1.7
Females 2,426,191 2,468,945 42,754 1.8
Defined contribution plans 1,222,725 1,215,472 -7,253 -0.6
Males 736,164 727,782 -8,382 -1.1
Females 486,561 487,690 1,129 0.2
Other plans1 963,081 952,278 -10,803 -1.1
Males 535,938 525,923 -10,015 -1.9
Females 427,143 426,355 -788 -0.2
Public sector 3,477,382 3,537,839 60,457 1.7
Males 1,243,807 1,260,403 16,596 1.3
Females 2,233,575 2,277,436 43,861 2.0
Defined benefit plans 3,153,439 3,206,250 52,811 1.7
Males 1,106,016 1,119,237 13,221 1.2
Females 2,047,423 2,087,013 39,590 1.9
Defined contribution plans 160,042 163,008 2,966 1.9
Males 65,734 66,641 907 1.4
Females 94,308 96,367 2,059 2.2
Other plans1 163,901 168,581 4,680 2.9
Males 72,057 74,525 2,468 3.4
Females 91,844 94,056 2,212 2.4
Private sector 3,058,506 3,055,417 -3,089 -0.1
Males 1,952,186 1,949,863 -2,323 -0.1
Females 1,106,320 1,105,554 -766 -0.1
Defined benefit plans 1,196,643 1,219,256 22,613 1.9
Males 817,875 837,324 19,449 2.4
Females 378,768 381,932 3,164 0.8
Defined contribution plans 1,062,683 1,052,464 -10,219 -1.0
Males 670,430 661,141 -9,289 -1.4
Females 392,253 391,323 -930 -0.2
Other plans1 799,180 783,697 -15,483 -1.9
Males 463,881 451,398 -12,483 -2.7
Females 335,299 332,299 -3,000 -0.9
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