SIZE OF EMPLOYMENT
In 2016, the share of wholesale & retail trade in total EU employment was 14.01%.
During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of wholesale & retail trade in EU changed by 3.86%.
The countries with highest employment share of wholesale & retail trade in 2016 were:
- Cyprus 17.93%
- Greece 17.91%
- Lithuania 17.16%
- Bulgaria 16.82%
- Spain 16.09%
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 wholesale & retail trade in 2016 in EU were:
- Sales workers 13,717,259
- Office associate professionals 2,352,136
- Metal & machinery workers 1,876,850
- Technical labourers 1,539,170
- Accounting clerks 1,503,783