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

In 2017 the employment rate in Denmark was 76.94% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in Denmark changed by 4.74% compared to 5.41% in EU .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Denmark in 2017 

  • Health & social care 17.97%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 15.53%
  • Manufacturing 11.53% 
  • Education 8.79%
  • Professional services 6.58% 

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

  • Office associate professionals 9.49%
  • Teaching professionals 8.23%
  • Care workers 7.76% 
  • Sales workers 7.25%
  • Office professionals 4.79%

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

  • Professional services 29.81%
  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing 28.03%
  • Finance & insurance 27.20% 
  • Health & social care 21.43% 
  • Education 18.74% 

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

  • Office associate professionals 265,140
  • Teaching professionals 173,572
  • Care workers 167,091
  • Health professionals 124,412
  • Office professionals 116,235

Employment share of occupations (%) in Denmark in 2017

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

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

Usual range of monthly gross income in Denmark in 2016

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

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