In 2016, technical labourers accounted for 2.76% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 6,204,616.
During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as technical labourers in EU changed by -2.38%.
In 2016, technical labourers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- Manufacturing (1,979,080)
- Wholesale & retail trade (1,539,170)
- Construction (1,032,457)
- Transport & storage (669,494)
- Administrative services (192,892)
Countries with highest employment share of technical labourers in 2016:
- Latvia (5.86%)
- Denmark (4.24%)
- Bulgaria (3.98%)
- Ireland (3.58%)
- United Kingdom (3.39%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for technical labourers in EU is projected to change by 22.16%.