Construction industry's employment forecast in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2020

Total employment in the construction industry in the United Kingdom (UK) for 2016 and 2020, by occupation

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 6, 2016
Construction industry's employment forecast in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2020 This statistic illustrates the total employment in the construction industry in Scotland for 2016 and projections thereof for 2020, by type of occupation. The forecast shows a decrease in many occupations with a few notable exceptions. The numbers for civil engineers are actually expected to grow from 8,320 to 8,380.
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Total employment in the construction industry in the United Kingdom (UK) for 2016 and 2020, by occupation

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20162020**
Non-construction professional, technical, IT and other office-based staff368,140379,690
Wood trades and interior fit-out 273,300277,990
Other construction professionals and technical staff198,870211,370
Other construction process managers195,600179,230
Electrical trades and installation183,240179,380
Senior, executive, and business process managers174,670179,230
Plumbing and HVAC Trades161,690159,530
Labourers nec* 123,200125,600
Painters and decorators114,050112,620
Building envelope specialists106,430108,440
Bricklayers71,95074,170
Surveyors70,74075,530
Specialist building operatives nec*58,27057,430
Civil engineers54,80057,650
Construction project managers50,07052,500
Construction trades supervisors49,35053,440
Plasterers49,25048,150
Roofers45,97046,470
Architects44,09047,220
Plant operatives43,94046,150
Plant mechanics/fitters 39,98039,450
Non-construction operatives32,59034,190
Glaziers30,50029,750
Floorers26,83026,610
Steel erectors/structural fabrication26,34026,850
Scaffolders24,22024,800
Civil engineering operatives nec*22,96023,640
Logistics21,72022,950
20162020**
Non-construction professional, technical, IT and other office-based staff368,140379,690
Wood trades and interior fit-out 273,300277,990
Other construction professionals and technical staff198,870211,370
Other construction process managers195,600179,230
Electrical trades and installation183,240179,380
Senior, executive, and business process managers174,670179,230
Plumbing and HVAC Trades161,690159,530
Labourers nec* 123,200125,600
Painters and decorators114,050112,620
Building envelope specialists106,430108,440
Bricklayers71,95074,170
Surveyors70,74075,530
Specialist building operatives nec*58,27057,430
Civil engineers54,80057,650
Construction project managers50,07052,500
Construction trades supervisors49,35053,440
Plasterers49,25048,150
Roofers45,97046,470
Architects44,09047,220
Plant operatives43,94046,150
Plant mechanics/fitters 39,98039,450
Non-construction operatives32,59034,190
Glaziers30,50029,750
Floorers26,83026,610
Steel erectors/structural fabrication26,34026,850
Scaffolders24,22024,800
Civil engineering operatives nec*22,96023,640
Logistics21,72022,950
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 6, 2016
This statistic illustrates the total employment in the construction industry in Scotland for 2016 and projections thereof for 2020, by type of occupation. The forecast shows a decrease in many occupations with a few notable exceptions. The numbers for civil engineers are actually expected to grow from 8,320 to 8,380.
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