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

Sectors with the largest share in employment in EU in 2016 

  • Manufacturing 15.45%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 14.01%
  • Health & social care 10.94% 
  • Education 7.53%
  • Public sector & defence 6.87% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in EU in 2016:  

  • Sales workers 7.24%
  • Office associate professionals 6.72%
  • Teaching professionals 4.79% 
  • Personal service workers 4.67%
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 4.13%

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

  • Professional services 23.51%
  • Administrative services 16.29%
  • Arts & recreation 12.91% 
  • Energy supply services 10.53% 
  • Finance & insurance 9.75% 

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

  • Office associate professionals 11,984,600
  • Sales workers 9,276,595
  • Cleaners and helpers 8,710,162
  • Personal service workers 7,091,564
  • Office professionals 6,196,282

Employment share of occupations (%) in EU in 2016

Education profile (%) of the working age population in EU

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

Usual range of monthly gross income in EU in 2016

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

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