Future employment growth (in %) of farm and related workers across countries in 2016-2030

In 2016, farm and related workers accounted for 3.56% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 7,997,858.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as farm and related workers in EU changed by -10.66%.

In 2016, farm and related workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing (6,852,023)
  • Administrative services (577,485)
  • Arts & recreation (156,171) 
  • Public sector & defence (119,935)
  • Manufacturing (61,358)

Countries with highest employment share of farm and related workers in 2016:

  • Romania (19.44%)
  • Greece (11.37%)
  • Poland (9.41%)
  • Portugal (6.33%)
  • Croatia (5.59%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for farm and related workers in EU is projected to change by -8.69%

Future job openings of farm and related workers in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of farm and related workers in EU in 2016

Employment of farm and related workers in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of farm and related workers in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of farm and related workers across countries in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of farm and related workers in EU in 2016-2030 by education level