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Administrative & support activities

Administrative and support service activities includes a range of business services. Unlike the professional, scientific & technical sector, their primary purpose is not the transfer of specialised knowledge. The type of services provided include: rental and leasing activities; employment services; travel agency, tour operator and other reservation services; security and investigation services; services to buildings and landscaping and office administrative, office support and other business support activities.

Future employment growth (in %) in administrative & support activities sector across countries in 2015-2025

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Future employment growth

Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).

Key facts

SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

In 2015, the share of administrative & support activities in total EU employment was 4.19%.

TOP PERFORMERS

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

The countries with highest employment share of administrative & support activities in 2015 were:

  • Belgium 5.71%
  • Spain 5.19%
  • Netherlands 5.16%
  • Germany 5.03%
  • United Kingdom 4.80%

TOP PERFORMERS

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Employed population by occupation and sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by occupation and sector.

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in administrative & support activities in 2015 in EU were:

  • Cleaners and helpers 2,360,081
  • Protective services workers 1,073,266
  • Customer services clerks 681,385
  • Business & administration assoc. prof. 619,917
  • Skilled agricultural workers 542,673

LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Future employment growth

Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).

In the period 2015-2025, employment for administrative & support activities in EU is projected to change by 12.72%

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Occupations employed in the sector in EU in 2015

Source:Cedefop
Indicator:Employed population by occupation and sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by occupation and sector.

Employment share (%) in administrative & support activities sector across countries in 2015

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

Employment in administrative & support activities sector in EU by education level (2011-2015 comparison)

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

Employment in administrative & support activities sector in EU by age (2011-2015 comparison)

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

It shows the total number of employed population, of any age, broken down by sector.

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