In 2016, sales workers accounted for 7.24% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 16,279,017.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as sales workers in EU changed by 3.44%.
In 2016, sales workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Wholesale & retail trade (13,717,259)
- Manufacturing (836,262)
- Accommodation & food (583,045)
- Administrative services (207,232)
- Arts & recreation (176,471)
Countries with highest employment share of sales workers in 2016:
- Greece (12.89%)
- Bulgaria (10.15%)
- Cyprus (8.99%)
- Poland (8.43%)
- Spain (8.28%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for sales workers in EU is projected to change by 4.94%.