In 2017, the share of health & social care in total EU employment was 10.95%.
During the period 2012-2017, the employment level of health & social care in EU changed by 7.8%.
The countries with highest employment share of health & social care in 2017 were:
- Denmark 17.97%
- Finland 16.51%
- France 15.25%
- Sweden 15.17%
- Belgium 15.06%
The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in health & social care in 2017 in EU were:
- Care workers 5,367,609
- Health professionals 5,245,750
- Health associate professionals 4,929,891
- Cleaners and helpers 1,512,028
- Legal & social professionals 1,202,688
In the period 2016-2030, employment for health & social care in EU is projected to change by 8.06%.