Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

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%

Future job prospects of armed forces across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of armed forces in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of armed forces in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of armed forces in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of armed forces for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level