In 2016, the share of health & social care in total EU employment was 10.94%.
During the period 2011-2016, the employment level of health & social care in EU changed by 7.17%.
The countries with highest employment share of health & social care in 2016 were:
- Denmark 17.30%
- Finland 16.99%
- Netherlands 15.64%
- Sweden 15.18%
- Belgium 14.87%
The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in health & social care in 2016 in EU were:
- Care workers 5,278,714
- Health professionals 5,218,819
- Health associate professionals 4,767,096
- Cleaners and helpers 1,463,472
- Legal & social associate professionals 1,200,712
In the period 2016-2030, employment for health & social care in EU is projected to change by 8.06%.