Future employment growth (in %) in finance & insurance sector across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2017, the share of finance & insurance in total EU employment was 2.90%.

During the period 2012-2017, the employment level of finance & insurance in EU changed by 0.85%.

The countries with highest employment share of finance & insurance in 2017 were:

  • Luxembourg 9.64%
  • Cyprus 5.50%
  • Malta 5.32%
  • Ireland 4.36%
  • United Kingdom 3.88%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in finance & insurance in 2017 in EU were:

  • Office associate professionals 1,841,238
  • Office professionals 1,097,848
  • Customer clerks 1,008,488
  • Accounting clerks 709,847
  • Technical managers 391,399

In the period 2016-2030, employment for finance & insurance in EU is projected to change by 9.75%

Occupations employed in the sector in finance & insurance sector in EU in 2017

Employment share of broad occupations (%) in finance & insurance sector in EU (2012-2017)

Employment in finance & insurance sector for educational level possessed in EU in 2017 by level of education

Employment in finance & insurance sector in EU in 2017 by age groups

Employment in high-tech occupations in finance & insurance sector across Member States in 2016