Investing in the future of jobs and skills: Health and social services - Sector report

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23 September 2009
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The EU employs about 20 million health and social services workers in 2006, the majority of which live in the EU15 countries. The new member states employ 2.3 million health and social services workers. Moreover, the workforce grew much faster in the EU15 than in the new memRead more
The EU employs about 20 million health and social services workers in 2006, the majority of which live in the EU15 countries. The new member states employ 2.3 million health and social services workers. Moreover, the workforce grew much faster in the EU15 than in the new member states. Hence the share of the EU15 in the health and social services workforce grew by 2% between 1995 and 2006. A report summary is available.
 

 

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    EF0982
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    Investing in the future of jobs and skills: Health and social services - Sector report

    The EU employs about 20 million health and social services workers in 2006, the majority of which live in the EU15 countries. The new member states employ 2.3 million health and social services workers. Moreover, the workforce grew much faster in the EU15 than in the new member states. Hence the share of the EU15 in the health and social services workforce grew by 2% between 1995 and 2006. A report summary is available.

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  • Executive summary

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    EF09821
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    Investing in the future of jobs and skills: Health and social services - Executive summary

    The sector ‘Health and social services’ is a very important sector both measured in the share of costs in GDP and the level of employment. The share in GDP is between 5% and 13% for EU countries and rising, while in 2006 20 million people worked in this sector. A report is available.
     

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