Future employment growth (in %) of metal & machinery workers across countries in 2016-2030

In 2016, metal & machinery workers accounted for 3.65% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 8,203,416.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as metal & machinery workers in EU changed by -0.39%.

In 2016, metal & machinery workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (4,923,517)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (1,876,850)
  • Construction (473,565) 
  • Transport & storage (258,721)
  • Professional services (81,016)

Countries with highest employment share of metal & machinery workers in 2016:

  • Czech Republic (6.70%)
  • Slovenia (6.50%)
  • Romania (5.38%)
  • Slovakia (5.09%)
  • Poland (4.88%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for metal & machinery workers in EU is projected to change by -12.90%

Future job openings of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2016

Employment of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of metal & machinery workers across countries in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2016-2030 by education level