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

In 2017, drivers & vehicle operators accounted for 4.14% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 9,453,071.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as drivers & vehicle operators in EU changed by 4.81%.

In 2017, drivers & vehicle operators were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Transport & storage (5,068,872)
  • Manufacturing (1,029,385)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (945,341) 
  • Construction (772,482)
  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing (336,345)

Countries with highest employment share of drivers & vehicle operators in 2017:

  • Bulgaria (7.49%)
  • Czechia (6.87%)
  • Lithuania (6.79%)
  • Latvia (6.68%)
  • Romania (6.41%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for drivers & vehicle operators in EU is projected to change by -0.63%

Future job prospects of drivers & vehicle operators across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2016

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

Employment of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of drivers & vehicle operators for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level