SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, construction 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 construction 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, construction workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Construction (6,493,170)
- Manufacturing (830,807)
- Wholesale & retail trade (236,209)
- Administrative services (214,696)
- Public sector & defence (170,076)
Countries with highest employment share of construction workers in 2015:
- Poland (5.32%)
- Estonia (5.23%)
- Czech Republic (5.06%)
- Belgium (4.86%)
- Romania (4.70%)