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

In 2017, professionals accounted for 19.35% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 44,179,932.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as professionals in EU changed by 12.88%.

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

  • Education (10,922,469)
  • Health & social care (7,355,107)
  • Professional services (6,591,355) 
  • ICT services (3,662,507)
  • Manufacturing (3,624,292)

Countries with highest employment share of professionals in 2017:

  • Luxembourg (36.15%)
  • Sweden (27.83%)
  • Netherlands (26.04%)
  • Denmark (26.00%)
  • Finland (24.49%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for professionals in EU is projected to change by 11.28%

Future job prospects of professionals across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of professionals in EU in 2016

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

Employment of professionals in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of professionals in EU in 2017 by field of study

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