The European steel industry employs 306,000 people directly across the EU.

Interactive chart: employment

The EUROFER interactive tool for employment statistics.

This chart allows you to see the direct steel employment in each country from outside of the EU. Data derived from Eurostat and Oxford Economics sources. The data shown here is for direct steel employment only.

Please note that data till 2005 is EU15. After this it is EU27 and EU28 from the dates of those countries EU accession. 


Employment table

Employment figures as generated by the query above.

Country Year
Showing entries (filtered from total entries)
Published: 05 May 2020. Most recent update: 12 May 2020.

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