Future Jobs describes the demand for people to work in various types of jobs, along with information about the skills required. It provides data on employment by occupations; how it changed over time and is projected to evolve up to 2025.
Information is also provided about the qualifications held by people in employment. The nature of jobs in Europe has changed over time – and so has the demand for skills. Some jobs have moved abroad, some have been automated, new jobs, requiring news sets of skills, have been created. The lion’s share of job opportunities between now and 2025 are forecast to be to replace people who will leave the labour market, mainly to retire.
Employment is projected to change by 2.9% across the EU between 2015 and 2025
The top five countries with the strongest future employment growth – i.e. the overall percentage change in employment in EU - between 2015 and 2025 are:
The top five sectors with the strongest future employment growth – i.e. the overall percentage change in employment - between 2015 and 2025 will be:
|1.||Real estate, professional, scientific & technical activities||(20.1%)|
|2.||Administrative and support service activities||(15.8%)|
|4.||Information & communication activities||(9.2%)|
|5.||Human health & social work activities||(8.6%)|
The top five occupations with the strongest future employment growth – i.e. the overall percentage change in employment - between 2015 and 2025 will be:
|1.||Legal, social, cultural and related associate prof.||(38.6%)|
|2.||Customer services clerks||(20.1%)|
|3.||Administrative and commercial managers||(13.8%)|
|4.||Science and engineering professionals||(12.5%)|
|5.||Business and other professionals||(12.3%)|