SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers accounted for 0.77% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 1,699,428.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers in EU changed by -4.79%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (1,351,462)
- Administrative & support activities (104,930)
- Public administration & defence (78,606)
- Wholesale & retail trade (41,036)
- Arts, recreation, and other activities (39,626)
Countries with highest employment share of agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers in 2015:
- Romania (3.32%)
- Slovenia (2.49%)
- Hungary (2.09%)
- Spain (1.88%)
- Cyprus (1.65%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers in EU is projected to change by 4.26%.