Future employment growth (in %) in education sector across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, the share of education in total EU employment was 7.53%.

During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of education in EU changed by 5.31%.

The countries with highest employment share of education in 2016 were:

  • Sweden 11.45%
  • United Kingdom 10.31%
  • Lithuania 10.06%
  • Malta 10.03%
  • Belgium 9.36%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in education in 2016 in EU were:

  • Teaching professionals 9,770,952
  • Care workers 1,204,074
  • Legal & social associate professionals 993,477
  • Cleaners and helpers 619,090
  • Personal service workers 522,418

In the period 2016-2030, employment for education in EU is projected to change by 1.87%

Occupations employed in the sector in education sector in EU in 2016

Employment share (%) in education sector across Member States in 2016

Employment in education sector in EU in 2016 by level of education

Employment in education sector in EU in 2016 by age