SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, protection workers accounted for 1.59% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 3,518,710.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as protection workers in EU changed by -0.52%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, protection workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Public sector & defence (1,781,973)
- Administrative services (1,073,266)
- Arts & recreation (132,326)
- Transport & storage (95,276)
- Manufacturing (74,746)
Countries with highest employment share of protection workers in 2015:
- Bulgaria (4.46%)
- Malta (2.88%)
- Slovakia (2.67%)
- Spain (2.50%)
- Romania (2.48%)