SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2016, the share of agriculture, forestry & fishing in total EU employment was 4.27%.
During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of agriculture, forestry & fishing in EU changed by -10.67%.
The countries with highest employment share of agriculture, forestry & fishing in 2016 were:
- Romania 23.10%
- Greece 12.37%
- Poland 10.54%
- Lithuania 7.98%
- Latvia 7.69%
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 agriculture, forestry & fishing in 2016 in EU were:
- Farmworkers and gardeners 6,167,035
- Agricultural labourers 1,326,298
- Subsistence farmworkers 394,712
- Drivers & vehicle operators 341,775
- Forest & fishery workers 282,337
LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
Projected changes in employment to 2025 (this indicator contains overall percentage change).
In the period 2015-2025, employment for agriculture, forestry & fishing in EU is projected to change by -15.86%.