Print Page Share & Print

Electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning

The electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply sector includes activities that provide electric power, natural gas, steam, hot water and the like through a permanent infrastructure (network) of lines, mains and pipes. This includes the distribution of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and the like to industry and residential buildings. It includes the operation of electric and gas utilities, which generate, control and distribute electric power or gas. Also included is the provision of steam and air-conditioning supply.

Future employment growth (in %) in electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning 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 electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning in total EU employment was 0.71%.

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 electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning in 2015 were:

  • Latvia 1.41%
  • Bulgaria 1.30%
  • Estonia 1.18%
  • Slovenia 1.11%
  • Poland 1.08%

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 electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning in 2015 in EU were:

  • Science & engineering associate prof. 277,833
  • Electrical & electronic trades workers 193,966
  • Science & engineering professionals 169,778
  • Business & administration assoc. prof. 126,161
  • Business & administration professionals 101,817

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 electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning in EU is projected to change by -10.90%

Featured indicator

Related indicators

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 electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning 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.

Education level profile (%) in electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning sector in EU (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.

Age profile (%) in electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning sector in EU (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.

FIND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT EUROPE