In 2017, sales workers accounted for 7.15% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 16,324,258.
During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as sales workers in EU changed by 2.73%.
In 2017, sales workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Wholesale & retail trade (13,715,051)
- Manufacturing (866,825)
- Accommodation & food (578,644)
- Administrative services (208,953)
- Arts & recreation (179,770)
Countries with highest employment share of sales workers in 2017:
- Greece (12.79%)
- Bulgaria (10.77%)
- Cyprus (9.62%)
- Spain (8.21%)
- Poland (8.16%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for sales workers in EU is projected to change by 4.94%.