SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, drivers & vehicle operators accounted for 4.08% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 9,005,682.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as drivers & vehicle operators in EU changed by -1.53%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, drivers & vehicle operators were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Transport & storage (4,791,924)
- Manufacturing (974,185)
- Wholesale & retail trade (900,108)
- Construction (722,402)
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (339,644)
Countries with highest employment share of drivers & vehicle operators in 2015:
- Lithuania (7.27%)
- Bulgaria (7.22%)
- Latvia (7.07%)
- Czech Republic (6.58%)
- Slovakia (6.56%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for drivers & vehicle operators in EU is projected to change by -4.60%.