Science and technology (S&T) employees by sex

National data

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Science and technology employees

% of population aged 15-74 years with tertiary education

 2012201320142015201620172018
Belgium49.850.250.850.950.851.051.7
Netherlands57.156.956.757.559.058.860.4
France50.349.648.048.349.048.748.5
Germany57.457.356.556.857.057.157.2
Austria53.253.748.548.348.349.350.0
United Kingdom49.749.749.849.148.948.849.0
Euro Area 1951.651.150.350.651.251.351.5
Europe 2851.951.651.151.351.751.952.1

Female science and technology employees

% of population aged 15-74 years with tertiary education

 2012201320142015201620172018
Belgium51.351.352.552.952.551.752.6
Netherlands58.359.558.358.860.259.961.5
France49.549.648.949.650.349.549.2
Germany58.358.056.656.957.156.957.5
Austria58.659.449.849.449.249.950.7
United Kingdom48.949.048.848.247.948.248.3
Euro Area 1951.451.150.250.551.151.051.3
Europe 2851.951.751.251.451.851.852.1

Male science and technology employees

% of population aged 15-74 years with tertiary education

 2012201320142015201620172018
Belgium48.249.048.848.648.850.250.6
Netherlands55.954.555.156.357.857.759.2
France51.449.547.046.847.447.647.6
Germany56.756.856.456.756.957.256.9
Austria48.949.047.347.447.548.749.3
United Kingdom50.550.550.950.149.949.349.7
Euro Area 1951.951.250.450.651.351.551.7
Europe 2852.051.551.151.351.651.952.2

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Science and technology employees

% of population aged 15-74 years with tertiary education

 2012201320142015201620172018
Belgium49.850.250.850.950.851.051.7
Brussels-Capital Region43.444.147.447.847.948.350.7
Flemish Region51.652.152.852.552.653.153.3
Walloon Region49.149.048.249.148.448.148.9
Europe 2851.951.651.151.351.751.952.1

Description

  •  24/05/2019

Share of the population aged 15-74 years with a tertiary level education that is employed in a Science and Technology (S&T) occupation (in % of population aged 15-74 years with tertiary education).

Tertiary education corresponds to an education level ISCED 2011 (International Standard Classification of Education) of 5-8 (data from 2013 onwards) and to a level ISCED 1997 of 5-6.

People employed in an S&T occupation are all persons employed in occupations which are classified in the ISCO-08 (International Standard Classification of Occupation) major group 2 (professionals: occupations whose main tasks require a high level of professional knowledge and experience in the fields of physical and life sciences, or social sciences and humanities) or in the ISCO-08 major group 3 (technicians and associate professionals: occupations whose main tasks require technical knowledge and experience in one or more fields of physical and life sciences, or social sciences and humanities).

Other languages

  • Employés en sciences et technologie
  • Werknemers in wetenschap en technologie

Source: Eurostat, Population and social conditions database