SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2016, drivers & vehicle operators accounted for 4.13% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 9,288,652.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as drivers & vehicle operators in EU changed by 0.84%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2016, drivers & vehicle operators were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Transport & storage (4,978,444)
- Manufacturing (1,032,748)
- Wholesale & retail trade (870,135)
- Construction (749,701)
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (341,775)
Countries with highest employment share of drivers & vehicle operators in 2016:
- Bulgaria (7.05%)
- Czech Republic (6.97%)
- Latvia (6.81%)
- Estonia (6.65%)
- Lithuania (6.54%)
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%.