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

In 2017, legal & social professionals accounted for 2.86% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 6,525,662.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as legal & social professionals in EU changed by 15.3%.

In 2017, legal & social professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Professional services (1,553,933)
  • Arts & recreation (1,295,782)
  • Health & social care (1,202,688) 
  • Public sector & defence (789,829)
  • ICT services (682,620)

Countries with highest employment share of legal & social professionals in 2017:

  • Luxembourg (8.01%)
  • Sweden (3.99%)
  • Netherlands (3.90%)
  • Romania (3.80%)
  • Croatia (3.68%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for legal & social professionals in EU is projected to change by 20.50%

Future job prospects of legal & social professionals across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of legal & social 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 legal & social professionals in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of legal & social professionals in EU in 2017 by field of study

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