SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2016, operators and assemblers accounted for 7.38% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 16,606,605.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as operators and assemblers in EU changed by 3.22%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2016, operators and assemblers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Manufacturing (6,897,046)
- Transport & storage (5,064,513)
- Wholesale & retail trade (1,247,123)
- Construction (884,868)
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (386,575)
Countries with highest employment share of operators and assemblers in 2016:
- Slovakia (14.82%)
- Hungary (14.03%)
- Czech Republic (13.98%)
- Bulgaria (12.75%)
- Estonia (12.62%)