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

In 2017, office clerks accounted for 2.87% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 6,555,236.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as office clerks in EU changed by 8.88%.

In 2017, office clerks were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Public sector & defence (1,265,740)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (762,401)
  • Manufacturing (743,428) 
  • Professional services (654,263)
  • Health & social care (605,043)

Countries with highest employment share of office clerks in 2017:

  • Greece (5.80%)
  • Italy (5.41%)
  • Cyprus (4.83%)
  • Austria (4.68%)
  • Belgium (4.52%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for office clerks in EU is projected to change by -11.80%

Future job prospects of office clerks across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of office clerks in EU in 2016

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

Employment of office clerks in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of office clerks in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of office clerks for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level