Table 3 Financial preparation for retirement – self-employed versus paid employees, age 25 to 59

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Table 3
Financial preparation for retirement – self-employed versus paid employees, age 25 to 59
  Paid employees Self-employed
%
Financially preparing 85.2 74.3*
Expected primary retirement income source 100.0 100.0
Public pension 14.7 11.8*
Occupational or workplace pension 35.4 5.6*
Personal retirement savings plan benefits 26.3 36.4*
Business 1.6 13.6*
Employment 3.5 6.1*
Personal assets or other sources 6.1 17.2*
Don't know 12.3 9.3*
* significantly different at the 5% level
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Financial Capability Survey, 2009.