SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2016, farmworkers and gardeners accounted for 3.22% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 7,252,858.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as farmworkers and gardeners in EU changed by -8.44%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2016, farmworkers and gardeners were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (6,167,035)
- Administrative services (561,123)
- Arts & recreation (152,365)
- Public sector & defence (105,967)
- Health & social care (49,108)
Countries with highest employment share of farmworkers and gardeners in 2016:
- Romania (18.50%)
- Greece (11.04%)
- Poland (8.42%)
- Croatia (5.08%)
- Lithuania (4.94%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for farmworkers and gardeners in EU is projected to change by -12.85%.