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Education

The education sector includes education at any level or for any profession. The instructions may be oral or written and may be provided by radio, television, internet or via correspondence. It includes education by the different institutions across the different levels of the regular school system as well as adult education, literacy programmes etc. Also included are institutions such as prison schools and military schools and academies, at their respective levels. Public as well as private education is included.

Future employment growth (in %) in education 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 education in total EU employment was 7.61%.

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 education in 2015 were:

  • Sweden 11.39%
  • United Kingdom 10.51%
  • Lithuania 9.91%
  • Malta 9.71%
  • Denmark 9.50%

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 education in 2015 in EU were:

  • Teaching professionals 9,681,603
  • Care workers 1,135,864
  • Legal & social associate professionals 990,687
  • Cleaners and helpers 662,267
  • Personal service workers 516,996

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 education in EU is projected to change by 0.98%

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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 education 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 education 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 education 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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