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Chief executives, senior 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.

Read more about this occupation in our Analytical highlight.

Future employment growth (in %) of chief executives, senior 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 2015, chief executives, senior officials & legislators accounted for 0.74% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 1,634,688.

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 2011-2015, the number of people employed as chief executives, senior officials & legislators in EU changed by -8.41%.

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 2015, chief executives, senior officials & legislators were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Public administration & defence (272,212)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (264,049)
  • Manufacturing (259,235) 
  • Real estate, professional & related activities (148,778)
  • Construction (117,175)

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 chief executives, senior officials & legislators in 2015:

  • Malta (3.27%)
  • Latvia (3.14%)
  • Lithuania (2.31%)
  • Belgium (1.64%)
  • Germany (1.59%)

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 chief executives, senior officials & legislators in EU is projected to change by 7.51%

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Employment of chief executives, senior officials & legislators in EU in 2015 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 chief executives, senior officials & legislators across countries

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Level of education (%) of chief executives, senior officials & legislators in EU

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Age profile (%) of chief executives, senior officials & legislators in EU

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

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