Appendix table 3a. Most common occupational groups of wage and salary earners aged 18 to 74 included in the group of service and sales workers in 2015 1)

Service and sales workers (AML 2010) Wage and salary earners
Total Women Men
5223 Shop sales assistants 99,379 65,902 33,477
53213 Social work assistants 42,423 39,193 3,230
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 28,335 27,461 874
5153 Building caretakers 23,813 3,795 20,018
51201 Cooks 21,705 14,617 7,088
53219 Other practical nurses 21,334 19,522 1,812
53221 Household service workers 19,799 18,819 980
5131 Waiters 13,830 10,163 3,667
51202 Restaurant services supervisors and shift managers 13,816 10,963 2,853
5222 Shop supervisors 12,779 8,340 4,439
5230 Cashiers and ticket clerks 12,116 10,378 1,738
5312 Teachers' aides 11,391 10,027 1,364
5414 Security guards 10,735 2,499 8,236
5246 Food service counter attendants 10,518 8,638 1,880
53112 Private childminders 8,272 8,235 37
53212 Mental handicap nurses 6,571 5,637 934
5244 Contact centre salespersons 5,851 3,059 2,792
53291 Dental assistants 5,216 5,164 52
53222 Personal care workers, family carers, etc. 4,785 3,967 818
5411 Fire-fighters 4,426 173 4,253
Total 377,094 276,552 100,542
Service and sales workers total 416,571 303,030 113,541
1) The occupational groups are in accordance with the Classification of Occupations 2010.

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