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

In 2016, office clerks accounted for 2.89% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 6,502,433.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as office clerks in EU changed by -7.29%.

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

  • Public sector & defence (1,274,934)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (761,531)
  • Manufacturing (708,083) 
  • Professional services (654,220)
  • Health & social care (574,435)

Countries with highest employment share of office clerks in 2016:

  • Greece (5.47%)
  • Italy (5.43%)
  • Austria (5.00%)
  • Cyprus (4.99%)
  • Belgium (4.31%)

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

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

Key employment sectors of office clerks in EU in 2016

Employment of office clerks in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of office clerks in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of office clerks across Member States in 2016 across countries

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