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

In 2017 the employment rate in Spain was 65.74% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in Spain changed by 6.76% compared to 5.41% in EU .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Spain in 2017 

  • Wholesale & retail trade 15.75%
  • Manufacturing 12.77%
  • Accommodation & food 8.58% 
  • Health & social care 8.17%
  • Arts & recreation 7.84% 

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

  • Sales workers 8.21%
  • Personal service workers 7.84%
  • Cleaners and helpers 6.18% 
  • Teaching professionals 5.35%
  • Office associate professionals 5.28%

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

  • Wholesale & retail trade 35.97%
  • Arts & recreation 28.72%
  • ICT services 25.80% 
  • Transport & storage 21.98% 
  • Accommodation & food 21.89% 

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

  • Sales workers 1,445,102
  • Personal service workers 1,346,682
  • Customer clerks 1,210,249
  • Office associate professionals 1,121,519
  • Cleaners and helpers 1,033,557

Employment share of occupations (%) in Spain in 2017

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

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

Usual range of monthly gross income in Spain in 2016

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

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