In 2017, armed forces accounted for 0.55% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 1,244,194.
During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as armed forces in EU changed by -8.46%.
Countries with highest employment share of armed forces in 2017:
- Cyprus (1.83%)
- Greece (1.75%)
- Italy (1.04%)
- Malta (0.94%)
- Latvia (0.90%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for armed forces in EU is projected to change by -15.25%.