Financial services sector: Working conditions and job quality

Information sheet
09 February 2015
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This report gives an overview of working conditions, job quality, workers’ health and job sustainability in the financial services sector, covering the subsectors of banking (NACE 64), insurance (NACE 65), and activities auxiliary to banking and insurance (NACE 66). It is based mostly on the fifth European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS), which gathers data on working conditions and the quality of work across 34 European countries. Additional information on the structural characteristics of the sector is derived from Eurostat data. The fifth EWCS contains responses from 620 workers in the banking sector, 415 in the insurance sector and 110 in auxiliary activities to the banking and insurance sectors: a total of 1,145 workers in all. Read more information on other sectors.

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