SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, electrical & electronic trades workers accounted for 1.55% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 3,431,171.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as electrical & electronic trades workers in EU changed by 6.96%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, electrical & electronic trades workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Construction (1,198,725)
- Manufacturing (951,564)
- Wholesale & retail trade (275,735)
- Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning (193,966)
- Arts, recreation, and other activities (167,089)
Countries with highest employment share of electrical & electronic trades workers in 2015:
- Germany (2.22%)
- Hungary (2.20%)
- Czech Republic (2.11%)
- Austria (1.94%)
- Cyprus (1.87%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for electrical & electronic trades workers in EU is projected to change by -6.98%.