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Table 2 Characteristics of workers

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  Gambling1 Non-gambling
1992 2009 1992 2009
thousand
Total employed 11 43 12,720 16,806
  %
Sex
Men 35 51 55 52
Women 65 49 45 48
Age
15 to 34 57 39 45 36
35 and over 43 61 55 64
Education
High school or less 66 53 57 40
Postsecondary certificate or diploma 21 31 27 35
University degree 13 15 16 25
Work status
Full-time 60 82 81 81
Part-time 40 18 19 19
Provinces
Atlantic provinces 8 3 7 7
Quebec F 16 24 23
Ontario 28 37 39 39
Prairies 30 26 17 18
British Columbia 25 17 13 13
Class of worker
Employee 99 97 85 84
Self-employed F F 15 16
1. Employment at racetracks and 'racinos' (racetracks with slots and/or other gaming activities) is excluded. These activities are coded under 'spectator sports.'
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.