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

In 2017 the employment rate in United Kingdom was 78.14% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in EU changed by 5.41% compared to 7.97% in United Kingdom .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in United Kingdom in 2017 

  • Wholesale & retail trade 13.54%
  • Health & social care 13.03%
  • Education 9.82% 
  • Manufacturing 9.27%
  • Professional services 8.23% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in United Kingdom in 2017:  

  • Care workers 6.73%
  • Office professionals 6.36%
  • Sales workers 6.29% 
  • Office associate professionals 6.03%
  • Technical managers 4.40%

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

  • Professional services 32.51%
  • Transport & storage 22.44%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 16.10% 
  • Administrative services 15.48% 
  • Arts & recreation 11.17% 

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

  • Sales workers 1,677,388
  • Technical labourers 1,676,134
  • Office associate professionals 1,490,333
  • Hospitality & retail managers 1,459,836
  • Care workers 1,450,112

Employment share of occupations (%) in United Kingdom in 2017

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

Age profile (%) of the working age population in United Kingdom

Usual range of monthly gross income in United Kingdom in 2016

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

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