Number of Employees in Manufacturing

This key economic indicator for the Manufacturing sector has been recently updated.

  1. South Korea rose 1% of Number of Employees in Manufacturing in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 South Korea Number of Employees in Manufacturing rose 2% year on year attaining 4,057.4 Thousand Persons.
  3. In 2018 Germany was number 3 in Number of Employees in Manufacturing.
  4. In 2018 Estonia was number 26 in Number of Employees in Manufacturing at 106.5 Thousand Persons, compared to 27 in 2017.

Top Countries in Number of Employees in Manufacturing

# 28 Countries Thousand Units (Persons) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 United States 12,297.00 2018 -0.9 % +0.1 % View data
2 Japan 9,339.00 2018 -0.8 % -0.4 % View data
3 Germany 7,267.00 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
4 Turkey 4,243.00 2016 -0.9 % NA View data
5 South Korea 4,057.40 2018 +1.0 % +2.0 % View data
6 Italy 3,262.20 2018 -1.1 % -0.8 % View data
7 Poland 3,031.40 2018 +0.7 % +2.0 % View data
8 France 2,389.00 2018 -1.6 % -1.4 % View data
9 United Kingdom 2,233.56 2018 -2.5 % -0.2 % View data
10 Spain 1,849.80 2018 -1.8 % -0.2 % View data
11 Czech Republic 1,270.22 2018 +0.4 % +1.4 % View data
12 Hungary 730.51 2018 -0.9 % -0.1 % View data
13 Netherlands 711.00 2018 -0.8 % -0.5 % View data
14 Portugal 661.25 2018 -1.1 % +0.9 % View data
15 Austria 611.42 2018 -0.1 % +0.1 % View data
16 Sweden 530.00 2018 -1.5 % -1.8 % View data
17 Belgium 458.40 2018 -1.5 % -1.7 % View data
18 Slovakia 452.08 2018 +0.1 % +1.6 % View data
19 Finland 303.90 2018 -1.7 % -1.8 % View data
20 Denmark 269.08 2018 -1.5 % -0.1 % View data
21 Greece 251.80 2018 -2.1 % -1.5 % View data
22 Norway 223.40 2018 -0.3 % -1.9 % View data
23 Lithuania 190.50 2018 -0.8 % -0.1 % View data
24 Ireland 184.84 2018 -0.5 % +0.8 % View data
25 Slovenia 177.20 2018 -1.2 % +0.1 % View data
26 Estonia 106.50 2018 -1.0 % -0.5 % View data
27 Latvia 105.79 2018 -1.7 % -2.4 % View data
28 Luxembourg 31.62 2018 -0.3 % +0.0 % View data

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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