SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, refuse workers & other elementary workers accounted for 1.10% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 2,425,485.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as refuse workers & other elementary workers in EU changed by 11.47%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, refuse workers & other elementary workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Public administration & defence (378,389)
- Water supply, sewerage & related activities (359,191)
- Education (267,317)
- Administrative & support activities (220,887)
- Transport & storage (213,521)
Countries with highest employment share of refuse workers & other elementary workers in 2015:
- Slovakia (2.81%)
- Malta (2.71%)
- Portugal (2.59%)
- Bulgaria (2.29%)
- Latvia (2.16%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for refuse workers & other elementary workers in EU is projected to change by 2.64%.