Future employment growth (in %) in Austria in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2016 the employment rate in Austria was 74.81% compared to 70.99% in EU

During the period 2011-2016 the size of employment in Austria changed by 4.14% compared to 3.73% in EU .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Austria in 2016 

  • Manufacturing 15.95%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 14.41%
  • Health & social care 10.32% 
  • Construction 8.30%
  • Education 6.84% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in Austria in 2016:  

  • Office associate professionals 7.82%
  • Sales workers 7.80%
  • Personal service workers 6.20% 
  • Teaching professionals 5.15%
  • Office clerks 5.00%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in Austria:

  • Professional services 19.33%
  • Accommodation & food 16.66%
  • Administrative services 15.07% 
  • Energy supply services 13.31% 
  • Health & social care 12.71% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in Austria over the period 2016-2030:

  • Office associate professionals 210,512
  • Sales workers 190,314
  • Farmworkers and gardeners 183,582
  • Personal service workers 168,442
  • Technical labourers 149,400

Employment share of occupations (%) in Austria (2011-2016 comparison)

Education profile (%) of the working age population in Austria in 2016

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Austria in 2016

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Austria in 2016-2030

Future needs (total job openings) by occupation in Austria in 2016-2030