Number of individuals employed in health and social care in Europe in 2017, by country
Health and social care: number of employees in Europe in 2017
This statistic displays the number of individuals employed in health and social care in Europe in 2017. There were approximately 5.8 million individuals employed in health and social work in Germany in 2017, the largest number recorded in Europe.
Number of individuals employed in health and social care in Europe in 2017, by country
Number of employees
Austria459,070
Belgium618,400
Czechia342,959
Denmark511,000
Estonia38,150
Finland397,900
Germany5,878,000
Greece*223,227
Hungary300,285
Ireland255,622
Italy1,951,300
Luxembourg45,366
Netherlands*1,398,000
Poland978,400
Portugal*393,079
Slovakia137,707
Slovenia6,375,901
Spain*1,406,300
Sweden864,000
Switzerland682,050
United Kingdom3,949,061
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Health and social care: number of employees in Europe in 2017
This statistic displays the number of individuals employed in health and social care in Europe in 2017. There were approximately 5.8 million individuals employed in health and social work in Germany in 2017, the largest number recorded in Europe.
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