Future employment growth (in %) of personal service workers across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, personal service workers accounted for 4.67% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 10,493,850.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as personal service workers in EU changed by 5.63%.

In 2016, personal service workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Accommodation & food (5,169,066)
  • Arts & recreation (2,506,017)
  • Health & social care (530,620) 
  • Education (522,418)
  • Administrative services (438,600)

Countries with highest employment share of personal service workers in 2016:

  • Spain (7.96%)
  • Greece (7.76%)
  • Croatia (7.14%)
  • Cyprus (7.05%)
  • Austria (6.20%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for personal service workers in EU is projected to change by 3.08%

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

Key employment sectors of personal service workers in EU in 2016

Employment of personal service workers in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of personal service workers in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of personal service workers across Member States in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of personal service workers in EU in 2016-2030 by education level