Story: Occupational structure

Occupational groups, by gender, 2006

Occupational groups, by gender, 2006

Both men and women are moving into occupations traditionally restricted to one gender or the other. However, some occupations still have a strong gender imbalance. For example women are far more likely to be clerks or sales and service workers, while men are more likely to be trade workers or plant and machine operators and assemblers.

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Occupational structure - Gender', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/22558/occupational-groups-by-gender-2006 (accessed 30 April 2017)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010