Appendix table 4c. Most common occupational groups of wage and salary earners aged 18 to 74 without 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 25,647 16,123 9,524 68.3 15.6 16.1
91121 Office cleaners, etc. 13,102 9,738 3,364 40.8 20.6 38.6
32211 Nurses 10,441 9,292 1,149 38.9 25.4 35.8
9333 Freight handlers 10,270 1,622 8,648 59.6 25.0 15.4
53213 Social work assistants 9,529 8,464 1,065 43.5 18.3 38.2
8332 Heavy truck and lorry drivers 9,074 361 8,713 46.4 30.5 23.1
4120 Secretaries (general) 7,715 6,438 1,277 34.0 22.5 43.5
7111 House builders 6,878 284 6,594 54.6 27.8 17.6
3322 Commercial sales representatives 6,786 2,702 4,084 37.7 34.2 28.1
5153 Building caretakers 6,563 1,018 5,545 32.8 25.6 41.6
51201 Cooks 6,269 3,501 2,768 57.4 20.1 22.5
34121 Social instructors 5,553 4,226 1,327 41.7 26.7 31.6
5131 Waiters 5,186 3,570 1,616 71.2 15.7 13.1
91123 Hospital and institutional helpers 5,053 4,254 799 37.6 14.8 47.6
53111 Childminders in kindergartens and other institutions 4,942 4,684 258 46.2 19.6 34.2
53219 Other practical nurses 4,880 4,301 579 41.1 16.5 42.4
2512 Software developers 4,749 827 3,922 47.7 35.9 16.4
7231 Motor vehicle mechanics and repairers 4,578 173 4,405 54.5 25.4 20.1
9412 Kitchen helpers 4,570 3,426 1,144 50.9 17.4 31.8
53221 Household service workers 4,179 3,816 363 36.1 16.4 47.5
Total 155,964 88,820 67,144 49.3 22.1 28.6
Wage and salary earners without families total 474,236 229,000 245,236 45.3 25.1 29.6
Unknown total 21,833 10,459 11,374 62.4 17.9 19.8
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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