In 2016, metal & machinery workers accounted for 3.65% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 8,203,416.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as metal & machinery workers in EU changed by -0.39%.
In 2016, metal & machinery workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Manufacturing (4,923,517)
- Wholesale & retail trade (1,876,850)
- Construction (473,565)
- Transport & storage (258,721)
- Professional services (81,016)
Countries with highest employment share of metal & machinery workers in 2016:
- Czech Republic (6.70%)
- Slovenia (6.50%)
- Romania (5.38%)
- Slovakia (5.09%)
- Poland (4.88%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for metal & machinery workers in EU is projected to change by -12.90%.