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Increased demand for high and medium skilled jobs in a knowledge intensive sector.

Key facts:

  • Business services are a significant growth sector across the EU28. The number of business services jobs is forecast to rise by 13.6% over the next decade (compared to 3.3% growth in jobs across all sectors). There will be nearly 37 million jobs in business services by 2025.
  • Increased demand is anticipated for high- and medium-skilled jobs in what is already a relatively knowledge-intensive sector.
  • Growth is anticipated for almost all Member States, although the pattern of skill needs is affected by how trends such as outsourcing of business services impact differently at national level.

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