Occupational distribution of new mothers, 2006 to 2011
|New mothers who remained wage workers||New mothers who transitioned to self-employment|
|Business, finance and administrative occupations||26.7||25.9||25.7||13.5|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||5.4||5.2||6.9||4.8|
|Social science, education, government service and religion||19.8||22.3||12.9||20.3|
|Art, culture, recreation and sport||3.1||3.1||8.9||14.6|
|Sales and service||22.3||16.4||19.7||19.5|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||1.0||1.3||1.8||2.1|
|Occupations unique to primary industry||0.5||0.8||0.8||Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act|
|Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities||2.7||2.2||3.1||Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act|
x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Note: The percentages in each column may not add up to 100% because of rounding or confidentiality requirements.
Source: Statistics Canada, authors' calculations based on 2006 Census of Population–2011 National Household Survey data.