SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2016, legal & social professionals accounted for 2.79% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 6,276,401.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as legal & social professionals in EU changed by 9.75%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2016, legal & social professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Professional services (1,497,974)
- Arts & recreation (1,247,179)
- Health & social care (1,066,261)
- Public sector & defence (789,309)
- ICT services (676,952)
Countries with highest employment share of legal & social professionals in 2016:
- Luxembourg (6.80%)
- Netherlands (4.11%)
- Croatia (3.97%)
- Sweden (3.94%)
- Romania (3.68%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for legal & social professionals in EU is projected to change by 12.05%.