In 2016, armed forces accounted for 0.55% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 1,228,624.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as armed forces in EU changed by -7.49%.
Countries with highest employment share of armed forces in 2016:
- Greece (1.71%)
- Cyprus (1.17%)
- Italy (1.04%)
- Romania (0.85%)
- Bulgaria (0.81%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for armed forces in EU is projected to change by -15.25%.