SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, building & related trades workers accounted for 3.89% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 8,593,145.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as building & related trades workers in EU changed by -5.66%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, building & related trades workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Construction (6,493,170)
- Manufacturing (830,807)
- Wholesale & retail trade (236,209)
- Administrative & support activities (214,696)
- Public administration & defence (170,076)
Countries with highest employment share of building & related trades workers in 2015:
- Poland (5.32%)
- Estonia (5.23%)
- Czech Republic (5.06%)
- Belgium (4.86%)
- Romania (4.70%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for building & related trades workers in EU is projected to change by 3.28%.