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Managers

Managers plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the overall activities of organisations, including enterprises and governments. This occupation includes jobs such as chief executives and legislators, and a wide range of managerial roles relating to finance management, administrative management, R&D management, production management, hotel management, etc. The types of activities managers carry out include: formulating and advising on the policy, budgets, laws and regulations of organisations; establishing objectives, standards and procedures for their implementation; budgetary control; authorising the use of material, human and financial resources within organisations; monitoring and evaluating the performance of the organisation, etc. Managerial job titles include: chief executives and managing directors, legislators, administrative and commercial managers, finance managers, human resource managers, sales and marketing managers, manufacturing, mining, construction, and distribution managers, health service managers, etc.

Future employment growth (in %) of managers 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, managers accounted for 5.94% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 13,120,812.

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 managers in EU changed by -0.18%.

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, managers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Wholesale & retail trade (2,288,935)
  • Manufacturing (1,990,494)
  • Accommodation & food service activities (1,228,067) 
  • Real estate, professional & related activities (1,102,785)
  • Construction (1,003,271)

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 managers in 2015:

  • Estonia (12.12%)
  • United Kingdom (10.70%)
  • Latvia (10.00%)
  • Malta (8.97%)
  • Lithuania (8.93%)

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 managers in EU is projected to change by 11.18%

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Employment of managers 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 managers across countries

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Education level profile (%) of managers in EU

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Age profile (%) of managers in EU

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

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