In 2016, professionals accounted for 19.15% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 43,079,448.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as professionals in EU changed by 10.57%.
In 2016, professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Education (10,794,722)
- Health & social care (7,158,106)
- Professional services (6,383,647)
- ICT services (3,567,668)
- Manufacturing (3,445,592)
Countries with highest employment share of professionals in 2016:
- Luxembourg (32.48%)
- Sweden (27.78%)
- Netherlands (26.28%)
- Denmark (25.29%)
- United Kingdom (24.98%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for professionals in EU is projected to change by 11.28%.