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Electroengineering workers

Electroengineering workers install, fit, maintain and repair electrical wiring systems and machinery and other electrical apparatus, electrical transmission and supply lines and cables, and electronic and telecommunications equipment and systems; examine blueprints, wiring diagrams. Jobs within this occupation include: electrical equipment installers and repairers; and electronics and telecommunications installers and repairers. Many jobs in this occupation require completion of the second stage of secondary education which may include a significant component of specialised vocational education and on-the-job training.

Read more about this occupation in our Analytical highlight.

Future employment growth (in %) of electroengineering workers 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, electroengineering workers accounted for 1.55% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 3,431,171.

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 electroengineering workers in EU changed by 6.96%.

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, electroengineering workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Construction (1,198,725)
  • Manufacturing (951,564)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (275,735) 
  • Energy supply services (193,966)
  • Arts & recreation (167,089)

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 electroengineering workers in 2015:

  • Germany (2.22%)
  • Hungary (2.20%)
  • Czech Republic (2.11%)
  • Austria (1.94%)
  • Cyprus (1.87%)

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 electroengineering workers in EU is projected to change by -6.98%

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Employment of electroengineering workers 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 electroengineering workers across countries

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Employment of electroengineering workers in EU in 2015 by education level

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Employment of electroengineering workers in EU in 2015 by age

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

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