SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2015, skilled agricultural workers accounted for 3.41% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 7,535,704.
During the period 2011-2015, the number of people employed as skilled agricultural workers in EU changed by -5.29%.
It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector and occupation.
In 2015, skilled agricultural workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (6,447,386)
- Administrative & support activities (542,673)
- Arts, recreation, and other activities (148,335)
- Public administration & defence (115,905)
- Wholesale & retail trade (51,537)
Countries with highest employment share of skilled agricultural workers in 2015:
- Romania (19.98%)
- Greece (11.58%)
- Poland (9.41%)
- Croatia (5.84%)
- Lithuania (5.59%)
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for skilled agricultural workers in EU is projected to change by -12.85%.