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Numerical & material recording clerks

People employed in this occupation are engaged in compiling accounts and financial data, bookkeeping, and, taking charge of cash transactions related to business matters, keeping records of goods produced, purchased, stocked and dispatched, etc. In order for people to competently undertake the tasks required of them in this occupation, they will usually need to have completed the first-stage of secondary education but in some instances they will need to have completed the second-stage of secondary education, perhaps by specialised undertaking vocational education and training. The tasks performed by people in this occupation include: helping with accounting and bookkeeping records; calculating wages and in some cases preparing wage packets and paying wages; obtaining, compiling and computing statistical or actuarial data; performing clerical tasks relating to the financial transactions of an insurance establishment, bank or similar establishment; etc. The types of jobs people undertake includes: payroll clerks, accounting and bookkeeping clerks, and mortgage clerks amongst others.

Future employment growth (in %) of numerical & material recording clerks across countries in 2015-2025

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Future employment growth

Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).

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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, numerical & material recording clerks accounted for 3.31% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 7,296,038.

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 numerical & material recording clerks in EU changed by 18.41%.

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, numerical & material recording clerks were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (1,522,442)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (1,490,216)
  • Transport & storage (974,579) 
  • Real estate, professional & related activities (773,564)
  • Financial & insurance activities (698,913)

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 numerical & material recording clerks in 2015:

  • Germany (5.83%)
  • Czech Republic (4.72%)
  • Slovakia (4.62%)
  • Croatia (4.20%)
  • Belgium (3.62%)

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 numerical & material recording clerks in EU is projected to change by -9.90%

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Employment of numerical & material recording clerks 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 numerical & material recording clerks across countries

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Level of education (%) of numerical & material recording clerks in EU

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Age profile (%) of numerical & material recording clerks in EU

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

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