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CEOs, officials & legislators

Workers in this occupation tend to create policies and direct the overall activities of the organisations which employ them. Their jobs involve, for example, presiding over governing bodies, establishing objectives, formulating budgets, evaluating performance and representing their organisations at public events. Occupations in this group include, amongst others, legislators, senior government officials, managing directors and chief executives. 

Typically people in this occupation will have completed between three and six years of higher education. Read more about this occupation in our Analytical highlight.

Future employment growth (in %) of ceos, officials & legislators across countries in 2015-2025

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Future employment growth

Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).

Key facts

SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

In 2016, ceos, officials & legislators accounted for 0.77% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 1,735,679.

RECENT HISTORY

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as ceos, officials & legislators in EU changed by -2.2%.

TOP PERFORMERS

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Employed population by sector and occupation

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.

In 2016, ceos, officials & legislators were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Public sector & defence (305,315)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (278,768)
  • Manufacturing (275,595) 
  • Professional services (148,841)
  • Construction (122,951)

TOP PERFORMERS

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

Countries with highest employment share of ceos, officials & legislators in 2016:

  • Latvia (3.00%)
  • Belgium (1.73%)
  • Lithuania (1.72%)
  • Germany (1.71%)
  • Netherlands (1.27%)

LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Future employment growth

Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).

In the period 2015-2025, employment for ceos, officials & legislators in EU is projected to change by 7.51%

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Employment of ceos, officials & legislators in EU in 2016 across sectors

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Employed population by sector and occupation

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.

Employment share (%) of ceos, officials & legislators across countries in 2016

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Employment of ceos, officials & legislators in EU in 2016 by education level

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Employment of ceos, officials & legislators in EU in 2016 by age

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Share (%) of ceos, officials & legislators in EU working part-time (2011-2016 comparison)

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Part-time employment

The part-time employment indicates the percentage of part-time workers over total employment.

Share (%) of ceos, officials & legislators in EU who are self-employed (2011-2016 comparison)

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Self-employment

Proportion of adult employees who are self-employed.

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