Future employment growth (in %) of managers across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, managers accounted for 5.92% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 13,326,107.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as managers in EU changed by 1.57%.

In 2016, managers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Wholesale & retail trade (2,334,406)
  • Manufacturing (2,044,570)
  • Accommodation & food (1,251,857) 
  • Professional services (1,144,729)
  • Construction (969,184)

Countries with highest employment share of managers in 2016:

  • Estonia (11.91%)
  • United Kingdom (10.62%)
  • Latvia (9.36%)
  • Malta (9.26%)
  • Lithuania (9.25%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for managers in EU is projected to change by 13.90%

Future job openings of managers in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of managers in EU in 2016

Employment of managers in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of managers in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of managers across Member States in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of managers in EU in 2016-2030 by education level