Figure 3
Distribution of the employed population by major occupational groups, men and women aged 15 years and over, May 2011

Description for figure 3

The title of the graph is "Figure 3 Distribution of the employed population by major occupational groups, men and women aged 15 years and over, May 2011."
This is a bar clustered chart.
This is a horizontal bar graph, so categories are on the vertical axis and values on the horizontal axis.
There are in total 10 categories in the vertical axis. The horizontal axis starts at 0 and ends at 30 with ticks every 10 points.
There are 2 series in this graph.
The horizontal axis is "percentage."
The vertical axis is "occupational groups."
The title of series 1 is " Male."
The minimum value is 2.5 and it corresponds to "Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport and Health occupations."
The maximum value is 25.5 and it corresponds to "Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations."
The title of series 2 is " Female."
The minimum value is 0.9 and it corresponds to "Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations."
The maximum value is 27.1 and it corresponds to "Sales and service occupations."

Data table for figure 3
Major occupational group Male
(percentage)
Female
(percentage)
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 6.1 2.7
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 3.1 0.9
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 25.5 1.7
Sales and service occupations 18.7 27.1
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2.5 3.1
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 7.6 16.8
Health occupations 2.5 10.9
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10.8 3.3
Business, finance and administration occupations 9.4 24.6
Management occupations 13.9 8.9

Source: Statistics Canada, National Household Survey, 2011.

Figure 3 Distribution of the employed population by major occupational groups, men and women aged 15 years and over, May 2011

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