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Energy supply services

The energy supply services 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 energy supply services 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 2016, the share of energy supply services in total EU employment was 0.69%.

RECENT HISTORY

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

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

During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of energy supply services in EU changed by -8.35%.

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 energy supply services in 2016 were:

  • Latvia 1.56%
  • Bulgaria 1.39%
  • Slovakia 1.19%
  • Poland 1.07%
  • Estonia 0.97%

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 energy supply services in 2016 in EU were:

  • Science & engineering technicians 267,151
  • Electroengineering workers 208,161
  • Researchers & engineers 160,204
  • Office associate professionals 117,148
  • Office professionals 100,461

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 energy supply services in EU is projected to change by -8.90%

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Occupations employed in the sector in EU in 2016

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 energy supply services sector across countries in 2016

Source:Eurostat
Indicator:Employed population by sector

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

Employment in energy supply services sector in EU by education level (2011-2016 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 energy supply services sector in EU by age (2011-2016 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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