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Arts & recreation

The arts, entertainment and recreation sector includes a wide range of activities to meet varied cultural, entertainment and recreational interests of the general public, including live performances, the operation of museum sites, gambling, and sports and recreation activities.

The other service sector is a residual category that includes the activities of membership organisations, the repair of computers and personal and household goods, and a variety of personal service activities not covered elsewhere in the classification.

Future employment growth (in %) in arts & recreation 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 arts & recreation in total EU employment was 5.33%.

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 arts & recreation in 2015 were:

  • Cyprus 9.92%
  • Luxembourg 9.67%
  • Spain 7.95%
  • Italy 7.86%
  • Portugal 6.36%

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 arts & recreation in 2015 in EU were:

  • Personal service workers 2,521,593
  • Cleaners and helpers 1,776,533
  • Legal & social professionals 1,236,757
  • Legal & social associate professionals 858,359
  • Care workers 693,492

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 arts & recreation in EU is projected to change by 7.21%

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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 arts & recreation 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 arts & recreation 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 arts & recreation 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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