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

In 2017 the employment rate in Greece was 57.76% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in Greece changed by 1.56% compared to 5.41% in EU .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Greece in 2017 

  • Wholesale & retail trade 18.10%
  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing 12.08%
  • Manufacturing 9.55% 
  • Accommodation & food 9.35%
  • Public sector & defence 8.81% 

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

  • Sales workers 12.79%
  • Farmworkers and gardeners 10.95%
  • Personal service workers 7.45% 
  • Teaching professionals 6.56%
  • Office clerks 5.80%

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

  • Accommodation & food 31.12%
  • Administrative services 28.65%
  • Manufacturing 17.92% 
  • ICT services 16.78% 
  • Wholesale & retail trade 16.42% 

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

  • Sales workers 369,863
  • Personal service workers 314,935
  • Farmworkers and gardeners 298,125
  • Cleaners and helpers 131,238
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 104,471

Employment share of occupations (%) in Greece in 2017

Working age population for educational level possessed in Greece (2012-2017)

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Greece (2012-2017)

Usual range of monthly gross income in Greece in 2016

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

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