Appendix table 4b. Most common occupational groups of wage and salary earners aged 18 to 74 with families by sex and age in 2015 1)

Occupational group (AML 2010) Total Women Men Share of persons aged under 36, % Share of persons aged 36 to 50, % Share of persons aged over 50, %
5223 Shop sales assistants 73,732 49,779 23,953 52.1 30.1 17.8
32211 Nurses 47,248 43,533 3,715 31.0 44.9 24.2
53213 Social work assistants 32,894 30,729 2,165 36.2 33.9 29.9
3322 Commercial sales representatives 30,161 11,605 18,556 24.3 47.8 27.9
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 29,490 25,448 4,042 32.3 31.7 36.0
4120 Secretaries (general) 26,889 24,121 2,768 23.7 38.8 37.5
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 23,393 22,777 616 31.6 40.7 27.6
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 23,171 1,088 22,083 40.7 34.4 25.0
9333 Freight handlers 22,555 4,650 17,905 52.1 29.7 18.2
34121 Social instructors 21,414 17,872 3,542 33.3 42.3 24.4
23304 Other secondary education teaching professionals 17,329 12,424 4,905 23.3 48.2 28.5
5153 Building caretakers 17,250 2,777 14,473 23.7 31.3 45.1
23411 Primary education teaching professionals 16,626 12,864 3,762 22.8 50.4 26.8
53219 Other practical nurses 16,454 15,221 1,233 33.2 31.4 35.4
2342 Early childhood educators 16,201 15,780 421 29.4 44.8 25.8
3313 Accounting associate professionals 15,832 13,801 2,031 26.1 38.8 35.2
53221 Household service workers 15,620 15,003 617 31.1 33.6 35.3
7111 House builders 15,470 985 14,485 50.3 29.6 20.1
51201 Cooks 15,436 11,116 4,320 44.0 30.6 25.4
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 14,065 501 13,564 47.9 30.2 21.8
Total 491,230 332,074 159,156 35.9 36.9 27.2
Wage and salary earners with families total 1,548,312 830,742 717,570 32.7 38.2 29.0
Unknown total 54,793 27,784 27,009 47.1 30.6 22.3
1) A family is formed by married or cohabiting couples or those in registered partnerships and their children, by one of the parents with their children and by married and cohabiting couples and registered partners without children. The child's age is not significant. The occupational groups are in accordance with the Classification of Occupations 2010.

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Updated 20.10.2017

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