Future employment growth (in %) of cleaners and helpers across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, cleaners and helpers accounted for 3.65% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 8,208,378.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as cleaners and helpers in EU changed by 2.81%.

In 2016, cleaners and helpers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Administrative services (2,407,070)
  • Arts & recreation (1,717,871)
  • Health & social care (1,463,472) 
  • Education (619,090)
  • Accommodation & food (560,097)

Countries with highest employment share of cleaners and helpers in 2016:

  • Cyprus (7.53%)
  • France (6.40%)
  • Spain (6.13%)
  • Luxembourg (6.08%)
  • Belgium (5.82%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for cleaners and helpers in EU is projected to change by 10.98%

Future job openings of cleaners and helpers in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of cleaners and helpers in EU in 2016

Employment of cleaners and helpers in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of cleaners and helpers in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of cleaners and helpers across Member States in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of cleaners and helpers in EU in 2016-2030 by education level