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%.