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

In 2017, the share of arts & recreation in total EU employment was 5.35%.

During the period 2012-2017, the employment level of arts & recreation in EU changed by 4.98%.

The countries with highest employment share of arts & recreation in 2017 were:

  • Luxembourg 9.62%
  • Cyprus 8.68%
  • Italy 7.86%
  • Spain 7.84%
  • Malta 6.78%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in arts & recreation in 2017 in EU were:

  • Personal service workers 2,645,250
  • Cleaners and helpers 1,674,050
  • Legal & social professionals 1,295,782
  • Legal & social associate professionals 945,879
  • Care workers 720,964

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 2017

Employment share of broad occupations (%) in arts & recreation sector in EU (2012-2017)

Employment in arts & recreation sector for educational level possessed in EU in 2017 by level of education

Employment in arts & recreation sector in EU in 2017 by age groups

Employment in high-tech occupations in arts & recreation sector across Member States in 2016