Future employment growth (in %) of drivers & vehicle operators across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, drivers & vehicle operators accounted for 4.13% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 9,288,652.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as drivers & vehicle operators in EU changed by 0.84%.

In 2016, drivers & vehicle operators were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Transport & storage (4,978,444)
  • Manufacturing (1,032,748)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (870,135) 
  • Construction (749,701)
  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing (341,775)

Countries with highest employment share of drivers & vehicle operators in 2016:

  • Bulgaria (7.05%)
  • Czech Republic (6.97%)
  • Latvia (6.81%)
  • Estonia (6.65%)
  • Lithuania (6.54%)

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

Future job openings of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2016

Employment of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of drivers & vehicle operators in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of drivers & vehicle operators across Member States in 2016 across countries

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