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

In 2017, personal service workers accounted for 4.72% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 10,768,801.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as personal service workers in EU changed by 10.71%.

In 2017, personal service workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Accommodation & food (5,192,176)
  • Arts & recreation (2,645,250)
  • Health & social care (566,588) 
  • Education (532,164)
  • Administrative services (433,684)

Countries with highest employment share of personal service workers in 2017:

  • Spain (7.84%)
  • Greece (7.45%)
  • Croatia (7.17%)
  • Cyprus (6.77%)
  • Austria (6.44%)

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

Future job prospects of personal service workers across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of personal service workers in EU in 2016

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

Employment of personal service workers in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of personal service workers in EU in 2017 by field of study

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