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

In 2017, technical labourers accounted for 2.72% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 6,212,499.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as technical labourers in EU changed by 2.7%.

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

  • Manufacturing (2,012,984)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (1,625,508)
  • Construction (955,098) 
  • Transport & storage (709,612)
  • Administrative services (189,240)

Countries with highest employment share of technical labourers in 2017:

  • Latvia (5.23%)
  • Denmark (4.00%)
  • Bulgaria (3.92%)
  • Netherlands (3.53%)
  • Romania (3.31%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for technical labourers in EU is projected to change by 22.16%

Future job prospects of technical labourers across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of technical labourers in EU in 2016

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

Employment of technical labourers in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of technical labourers in EU in 2017 by field of study

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