SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, health professionals accounted for 2.82% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 6,225,343.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as health professionals in EU changed by 7.35%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, health professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Human health & social work activities (5,127,520)
- Wholesale & retail trade (440,823)
- Real estate, professional & related activities (198,227)
- Public administration & defence (168,702)
- Education (88,247)
Countries with highest employment share of health professionals in 2015:
- Ireland (4.37%)
- Sweden (4.36%)
- Denmark (4.32%)
- Belgium (4.27%)
- United Kingdom (3.95%)