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

In 2016, the share of distribution & transport in total EU employment was 24.05%.

During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of distribution & transport in EU changed by 5.96%.

The countries with highest employment share of distribution & transport in 2016 were:

  • Greece 32.23%
  • Cyprus 31.23%
  • Spain 29.77%
  • Malta 28.44%
  • Bulgaria 28.29%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in distribution & transport in 2016 in EU were:

  • Sales workers 14,424,532
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 5,971,682
  • Personal service workers 5,712,467
  • Office associate professionals 3,113,396
  • Accounting clerks 2,598,393

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 2016

Employment share (%) in distribution & transport sector across Member States in 2016

Employment in distribution & transport sector in EU in 2016 by level of education

Employment in distribution & transport sector in EU in 2016 by age