Table 13
Women in teaching-related professions, Canada, 1996 and 2006

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Table 13
Women in teaching-related professions, Canada, 1996 and 2006

Table summary
This table displays the results of women in teaching-related professions. This information is grouped by profession appearing as row headers and by 2006, 1996, total, women, men appearing as column headers, calculated using number and percentage as a unit of measure.
Profession 2006 1996 2006
Total Women Men Women
number percentage
Total – All teachers 667,990 435,820 232,170 61.8 65.2
Professors and teaching assistants at the university and postsecondary level 125,410 57,680 67,725 39.3 46.0
University professors 56,895 22,150 34,750 33.8 38.9
Teaching and research assistants at the postsecondary level 68,515 35,535 32,975 48.6 51.9
Teachers at the college level and in vocational schools 103,200 54,755 48,445 51.6 53.1
Teachers at the college level and other upgrading program instructors 103,200 54,755 48,445 51.6 53.1
Teachers at the secondary, primary and preschool levels and guidance counsellors 439,375 323,380 115,995 68.7 73.6
Teachers at the secondary level 161,095 92,295 68,805 50.6 57.3
Teachers at the primary and preschool levels 261,675 218,740 42,935 81.2 83.6
Guidance counsellors and educational counsellors 16,605 12,350 4,255 64.4 74.4
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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