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

In 2017, farmworkers and gardeners accounted for 3.14% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 7,171,873.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as farmworkers and gardeners in EU changed by -8.93%.

In 2017, farmworkers and gardeners were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing (6,057,639)
  • Administrative services (569,848)
  • Arts & recreation (161,535) 
  • Public sector & defence (106,382)
  • Health & social care (50,326)

Countries with highest employment share of farmworkers and gardeners in 2017:

  • Romania (18.76%)
  • Greece (10.95%)
  • Poland (7.99%)
  • Lithuania (4.68%)
  • Croatia (4.57%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for farmworkers and gardeners in EU is projected to change by -8.63%

Future job prospects of farmworkers and gardeners across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of farmworkers and gardeners in EU in 2016

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

Employment of farmworkers and gardeners in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of farmworkers and gardeners in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of farmworkers and gardeners for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level