SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, professionals accounted for 18.84% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 41,584,848.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as professionals in EU changed by 8.12%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Education (10,683,866)
- Health & social care (6,934,727)
- Professional services (6,091,932)
- ICT services (3,424,094)
- Manufacturing (3,313,963)
Countries with highest employment share of professionals in 2015:
- Luxembourg (36.00%)
- Sweden (26.79%)
- Denmark (25.53%)
- Netherlands (25.16%)
- United Kingdom (24.54%)