SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, sales workers accounted for 7.29% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 16,095,360.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as sales workers in EU changed by 1.89%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, sales workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Wholesale & retail trade (13,554,605)
- Manufacturing (836,268)
- Accommodation & food service activities (536,232)
- Administrative & support activities (210,510)
- Arts, recreation, and other activities (196,657)
Countries with highest employment share of sales workers in 2015:
- Greece (12.98%)
- Bulgaria (10.14%)
- Malta (9.54%)
- Cyprus (9.01%)
- Spain (8.64%)