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

In 2016 the employment rate in Slovakia was 69.81% compared to 70.99% in EU

During the period 2011-2016 the size of employment in EU changed by 3.73% compared to 7.64% in Slovakia .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Slovakia in 2016 

  • Manufacturing 24.49%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 12.46%
  • Construction 9.21% 
  • Public sector & defence 8.92%
  • Health & social care 7.28% 

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

  • Sales workers 7.64%
  • Office associate professionals 6.12%
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 6.10% 
  • Personal service workers 5.45%
  • Metal & machinery workers 5.09%

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

  • Arts & recreation 45.55%
  • Professional services 43.72%
  • Accommodation & food 26.71% 
  • Administrative services 24.12% 
  • Finance & insurance 21.71% 

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

  • Office associate professionals 114,271
  • Legal & social associate professionals 90,608
  • Personal service workers 80,719
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 72,701
  • Metal & machinery workers 72,049

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

Education profile (%) of the working age population in Slovakia (2011-2016 comparison)

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Slovakia (2011-2016 comparison)

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Slovakia compared to EU in 2016-2030