Table 1
Employment trends of women and men aged 15 and over, 1976 to 2009

Table 1
Employment trends of women and men aged 15 and over, 1976 to 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Employment trends of women and men aged 15 and over. The first row header is Year. The following columns are grouped by Women aged 15 years and over, Men aged 15 years and over each listed with the respective numbers in thousands and percentages as series appearing as column headers. The final column group is Women as a percentage of total employment with a series of percentage.
Year Women aged 15
years and over
Men aged 15
years and over
Women as a percentage
of total employment
thousands percentage thousands percentage percentage
1976 3,618.2 41.9 6,129.3 72.7 37.1
1981 4,556.6 47.7 6,748.4 72.8 40.3
1986 5,138.2 50.3 6,870.3 69.6 42.8
1991 5,790.5 52.8 7,066.9 66.9 45.0
1996 6,099.0 52.1 7,322.4 65.0 45.4
2001 6,910.3 55.6 8,035.8 66.8 46.2
2006 7,757.2 58.3 8,727.1 67.7 47.1
2007 7,977.5 59.1 8,888.9 68.0 47.3
2008 8,104.5 59.3 9,021.3 68.1 47.3
2009 8,076.2 58.3 8,772.7 65.2 47.9
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.
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