Future employment growth (in %) in arts & recreation sector across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, the share of arts & recreation in total EU employment was 5.27%.

During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of arts & recreation in EU changed by 0.74%.

The countries with highest employment share of arts & recreation in 2016 were:

  • Luxembourg 9.17%
  • Cyprus 8.53%
  • Italy 7.77%
  • Spain 7.60%
  • Portugal 6.18%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in arts & recreation in 2016 in EU were:

  • Personal service workers 2,506,017
  • Cleaners and helpers 1,717,871
  • Legal & social professionals 1,247,179
  • Legal & social associate professionals 936,269
  • Care workers 704,846

In the period 2016-2030, employment for arts & recreation in EU is projected to change by 12.91%

Occupations employed in the sector in arts & recreation sector in EU in 2016

Employment share (%) in arts & recreation sector across Member States in 2016

Employment in arts & recreation sector in EU in 2016 by level of education

Employment in arts & recreation sector in EU in 2016 by age