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.