Future employment growth (in %) of office professionals across countries in 2016-2030

In 2016, office professionals accounted for 3.89% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 8,748,447.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as office professionals in EU changed by 27.24%.

In 2016, office professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Professional services (1,963,677)
  • Public sector & defence (1,214,635)
  • Finance & insurance (1,120,607) 
  • Manufacturing (971,970)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (944,094)

Countries with highest employment share of office professionals in 2016:

  • Luxembourg (12.04%)
  • Lithuania (7.63%)
  • Netherlands (6.91%)
  • United Kingdom (6.57%)
  • Sweden (5.41%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for office professionals in EU is projected to change by 19.60%

Future job openings of office professionals in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of office professionals in EU in 2016

Employment of office professionals in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of office professionals in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of office professionals across countries in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of office professionals in EU in 2016-2030 by education level