Future employment growth (in %) of teaching professionals across countries in 2016-2030

In 2016, teaching professionals accounted for 4.79% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 10,768,156.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as teaching professionals in EU changed by 0.12%.

In 2016, teaching professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Education (9,770,952)
  • Health & social care (412,989)
  • Arts & recreation (157,617) 
  • Public sector & defence (152,659)
  • Professional services (100,921)

Countries with highest employment share of teaching professionals in 2016:

  • Denmark (8.19%)
  • Sweden (6.99%)
  • Greece (6.70%)
  • Belgium (6.58%)
  • Slovenia (6.11%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for teaching professionals in EU is projected to change by -2.62%

Future job openings of teaching professionals in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of teaching professionals in EU in 2016

Employment of teaching professionals in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of teaching professionals in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of teaching professionals across countries in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of teaching professionals in EU in 2016-2030 by education level