Share of ICT specialists in workforce slightly below EU avg
In Hungary, some 3.8% of the total workforce worked as ICT specialists in 2020, according to data published by the statistical agency Eurostat.
This share was 0.4 percentage points higher than in 2019.
In the EU as a whole, about 8 million people worked as ICT specialists in 2020, representing about 4.3% of the total workforce. A year before, ICT specialists accounted for 3.9% of total employment.
Chart by Eurostat
Among member states, the share of ICT specialists in 2020 was highest in Finland (7.6%) and Sweden (7.5%), while relatively high shares were also observed in Estonia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Ireland, and Denmark (all above 5%).
At the other end of the spectrum, the smallest shares were observed in Greece (2%) and Romania (2.4%), followed by Cypris (3.1%).
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