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Non-marketed services

This sector covers public and private non-profit services provided to the community as a whole or to individual consumers (either free of charge or at a fee which is well below 50 per cent of production costs). Industry groups include: public administration and defence, education, and health and social work. These cover:

  • implementation, regulation and administration of public systems and services related to taxation, national defence, public order and safety, immigration, foreign affairs and government programmes; public and private education by different institutions (e.g. schools, colleges, universities, prisons, military schools) at different education levels (e.g. early years and primary, secondary, vocational, and higher education); and,
  • health care provided by trained medical professionals (in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health institutions, and other human health institutions), residential care combined with either nursing or other types of care (for those unable to fully care for themselves), and social work for example guidance, counselling, welfare, referral and similar services aimed at the elderly and disabled, individuals and families in their homes and elsewhere.

Future employment growth (in %) in non-marketed 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 2015, the share of non-marketed services in total EU employment was 25.34%.

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 non-marketed services in 2015 were:

  • Sweden 33.04%
  • Belgium 32.30%
  • Denmark 32.16%
  • France 31.43%
  • United Kingdom 29.72%

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 non-marketed services in 2015 in EU were:

  • Teaching professionals 10,231,885
  • Personal care workers 6,405,589
  • Health professionals 5,384,469
  • Health associate professionals 4,889,326
  • Business & administration assoc. prof. 4,162,025

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 non-marketed services in EU is projected to change by 2.59%

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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 non-marketed services 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 non-marketed services 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 non-marketed services 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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