Future employment growth (in %) in distribution & transport sector across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2017, the share of distribution & transport in total EU employment was 23.93%.

During the period 2012-2017, the employment level of distribution & transport in EU changed by 7.31%.

The countries with highest employment share of distribution & transport in 2017 were:

  • Greece 32.46%
  • Cyprus 31.82%
  • Bulgaria 29.50%
  • Spain 29.48%
  • Croatia 28.52%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in distribution & transport in 2017 in EU were:

  • Sales workers 14,415,650
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 6,149,220
  • Personal service workers 5,749,218
  • Office associate professionals 3,075,184
  • Accounting clerks 2,662,559

In the period 2016-2030, employment for distribution & transport in EU is projected to change by 8.64%

Occupations employed in the sector in distribution & transport sector in EU in 2017

Employment share of broad occupations (%) in distribution & transport sector in EU (2012-2017)

Employment in distribution & transport sector for educational level possessed in EU in 2017 by level of education

Employment in distribution & transport sector in EU in 2017 by age groups

Employment in high-tech occupations in distribution & transport sector across Member States in 2016