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Other clerical support workers

People employed in this occupation are engaged in sorting and delivering mail, filing documents, preparing information for processing, maintaining personnel records, 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 undertaking specialised vocational education and training. The tasks carried out by people in this occupation includes: recording information on the issue and return of library books; classifying and filing various documents; maintaining personnel records; performing a range of miscellaneous clerical duties. The types of job classified to this occupation includes: library clerks, personnel clerks, filing and copying clerks, etc.

Future employment growth (in %) of other clerical support workers 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, other clerical support workers accounted for 1.15% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 2,532,440.

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 other clerical support workers in EU changed by -27.54%.

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, other clerical support workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Transport & storage (871,801)
  • Public administration & defence (234,340)
  • Manufacturing (185,314) 
  • Real estate, professional & related activities (181,098)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (176,027)

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 other clerical support workers in 2015:

  • Ireland (3.16%)
  • United Kingdom (2.88%)
  • Belgium (1.64%)
  • Netherlands (1.37%)
  • EU (1.15%)

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 other clerical support workers in EU is projected to change by -13.47%

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Employment of other clerical support workers 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 other clerical support workers across countries

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Employment of other clerical support workers in EU in 2015 by education level

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

Employment of other clerical support workers in EU in 2015 by age

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population

Shows the total number of employed people of any age.

 

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