In 2017, farm and related workers accounted for 3.44% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 7,862,541.
During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as farm and related workers in EU changed by -11.49%.
In 2017, farm and related workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Agriculture, forestry & fishing (6,692,355)
- Administrative services (582,112)
- Arts & recreation (166,180)
- Public sector & defence (121,742)
- Manufacturing (58,505)
Countries with highest employment share of farm and related workers in 2017:
- Romania (19.16%)
- Greece (11.20%)
- Poland (9.00%)
- Portugal (5.84%)
- Lithuania (5.05%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for farm and related workers in EU is projected to change by -8.69%.