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Where Manitoba Women Work
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Occupation

# of Women employed

% of total female labour force

Clerical

44,925

15%

Sales and service (general)

86,340

29%

Childcare and home support

13,595

4%

Teachers and professors

16,125

5%

Retail salesperson and sales clerks

13,215

4%

Secretaries

8,005

2%

Nurses

11,070

3%

Food and beverage service

6,435

2%

Agricultural work

8,685

3%

Health assistants

11,765

4%

Cashiers

8,355

2%

Retail trade, food, and accommodation services

7,100

2%

Machine operators in manufacturing

4,780

1%

Finance and insurance administration

5,515

1%

Chefs and cooks

4,205

1%


Total number of women in these occupations: 250, 115 = 86%
Total female labour force in Manitoba: 289,820

Source: 2006 Census. Nation Tables. Labour force activity, occupation and industry by province and gender.

 


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