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

In 2017, elementary workers accounted for 9.12% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 20,823,160.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as elementary workers in EU changed by 5.2%.

In 2017, elementary workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Administrative services (2,961,370)
  • Manufacturing (2,491,564)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (2,398,125) 
  • Accommodation & food (2,052,653)
  • Arts & recreation (2,033,880)

Countries with highest employment share of elementary workers in 2017:

  • Cyprus (14.35%)
  • Spain (13.23%)
  • Latvia (12.81%)
  • Italy (11.12%)
  • Bulgaria (11.05%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for elementary workers in EU is projected to change by 12.54%

Future job prospects of elementary workers across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of elementary workers in EU in 2016

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

Employment of elementary workers in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of elementary workers in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of elementary workers for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level