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

In 2017, health professionals accounted for 2.82% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 6,431,274.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as health professionals in EU changed by 7.56%.

In 2017, health professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Health & social care (5,245,750)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (440,349)
  • Professional services (211,249) 
  • Public sector & defence (199,095)
  • Education (94,705)

Countries with highest employment share of health professionals in 2017:

  • Denmark (4.58%)
  • Sweden (4.41%)
  • Ireland (4.40%)
  • Belgium (4.38%)
  • United Kingdom (3.90%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for health professionals in EU is projected to change by 6.68%

Future job prospects of health professionals across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of health professionals in EU in 2016

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

Employment of health professionals in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of health professionals in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of health professionals for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level