SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, science & engineering professionals accounted for 3.04% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 6,713,353.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as science & engineering professionals in EU changed by 4.11%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, science & engineering professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Real estate, professional & related activities (2,210,354)
- Manufacturing (1,747,409)
- Construction (565,231)
- Public administration & defence (393,911)
- Information & communication activities (350,604)
Countries with highest employment share of science & engineering professionals in 2015:
- Finland (5.87%)
- Luxembourg (4.06%)
- Slovenia (3.90%)
- United Kingdom (3.77%)
- Sweden (3.53%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for science & engineering professionals in EU is projected to change by 12.51%.