Future employment growth (in %) in Cyprus in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2017 the employment rate in Cyprus was 70.79% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in Cyprus changed by -1.45% compared to 5.41% in EU .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Cyprus in 2017 

  • Wholesale & retail trade 18.20%
  • Accommodation & food 9.11%
  • Arts & recreation 8.68% 
  • Construction 8.22%
  • Public sector & defence 8.16% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in Cyprus in 2017:  

  • Sales workers 9.62%
  • Office associate professionals 9.00%
  • Cleaners and helpers 7.33% 
  • Personal service workers 6.77%
  • Teaching professionals 5.72%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in Cyprus:

  • Administrative services 109.55%
  • Education 62.21%
  • Health & social care 55.62% 
  • Accommodation & food 55.28% 
  • Manufacturing 29.28% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in Cyprus over the period 2016-2030:

  • Cleaners and helpers 37,994
  • Sales workers 28,945
  • Personal service workers 26,451
  • Office associate professionals 22,225
  • Office clerks 15,666

Employment share of occupations (%) in Cyprus in 2017

Education profile (%) of the working age population for educational level possessed in Cyprus

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Cyprus

Usual range of monthly gross income in Cyprus in 2016

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Cyprus in 2016-2030

Future needs (total job openings) by occupation in Cyprus in 2016-2030