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

Percentage of paid workers covered by a registered pension plan
  2000 2005 2010 2015 2020
  %%%%%
Total, all sectors 40.8 38.6 39.0 38.1 39.7
Males 41.9 38.3 37.7 36.4 36.5
Females 39.5 38.9 40.3 39.9 43.3
Defined benefit plans 34.3 31.2 28.8 25.6 26.6
Males 34.6 30.1 26.3 22.3 22.2
Females 33.9 32.4 31.4 29.2 31.6
Defined contribution plans 5.8 6.1 6.2 6.9 7.3
Males 6.4 6.8 7.1 8.0 8.2
Females 5.0 5.3 5.3 5.6 6.2
Other plans1 0.7 1.3 3.9 5.7 5.7
Males 0.8 1.5 4.3 6.1 6.0
Females 0.5 1.2 3.6 5.1 5.5
Public sector 86.6 84.2 88.6 87.9 90.2
Males 89.8 86.2 85.9 84.5 84.6
Females 84.3 82.9 90.4 89.9 93.5
Defined benefit plans 81.4 77.9 83.3 79.9 81.7
Males 84.2 78.8 80.2 75.7 75.1
Females 79.4 77.2 85.4 82.6 85.7
Defined contribution plans 4.3 4.9 4.3 4.0 4.2
Males 4.4 5.6 4.4 4.3 4.5
Females 4.2 4.5 4.2 3.8 4.0
Other plans1 0.9 1.5 1.0 3.9 4.3
Males 1.2 1.8 1.2 4.5 5.0
Females 0.7 1.2 0.9 3.6 3.9
Private sector 28.2 26.0 24.3 23.8 24.1
Males 32.2 29.0 27.7 27.0 26.7
Females 22.8 22.1 20.1 19.5 20.6
Defined benefit plans 21.3 18.3 12.7 9.9 9.6
Males 24.6 20.6 15.2 11.9 11.5
Females 17.0 15.4 9.6 7.4 7.1
Defined contribution plans 6.2 6.4 6.8 7.7 8.3
Males 6.9 7.0 7.6 8.7 9.0
Females 5.3 5.6 5.8 6.4 7.3
Other plans1 0.6 1.3 4.8 6.2 6.2
Males 0.8 1.4 4.9 6.4 6.2
Females 0.5 1.2 4.7 5.8 6.2
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