Table 2
The 20 most common occupations among women aged 15 years and over and the share of women in the total workforce, May 2011

Table 2 The 20 most common occupations among women aged 15 years and over and the share of women in the total workforce, May 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 2 the 20 most common occupations among women aged 15 years and over and the share of women in the total workforce. The information is grouped by occupations among women (appearing as row headers), number, percentage distribution and proportion of women among all
(15 years and over) (appearing as column headers).
Occupations minor group among women Number Percentage distribution Proportion of women among all
(15 years and over)
All occupations 7,960,720 100.0 48.0
All of the 20 most common occupations 3,643,410 45.8 74.4
Retail salespersons 371,345 4.7 56.6
Administrative assistants 316,565 4.0 96.3
Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 270,425 3.4 92.8
Cashiers 260,190 3.3 84.2
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers 227,810 2.9 84.0
Administrative officers 201,320 2.5 81.5
Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations 200,695 2.5 64.2
General office support workers 184,720 2.3 84.4
Early childhood educators and assistants 181,705 2.3 96.8
Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates 166,440 2.1 85.7
Retail and wholesale trade managers 151,605 1.9 41.7
Light duty cleaners 150,800 1.9 70.6
Receptionists 146,025 1.8 94.0
Food and beverage servers 142,400 1.8 78.8
Accounting and related clerks 121,160 1.5 85.1
Other customer and information services representatives 119,970 1.5 64.2
Accounting technician and bookkeepers 117,050 1.5 87.3
Financial auditors and accountants 112,300 1.4 55.2
Secondary school teachers 101,960 1.3 58.6
Social and community service workers 98,925 1.2 76.9
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