This section examines employment in the EU chemical industry, comparing it with that in the overall manufacturing sector. It provides an overview of trends related to employment levels, labour costs and productivity in the chemical industry.
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Chemical companies in the European Union in 2015 employed a total staff of about 1.2 million. The sector generated an even greater number of indirect jobs – up to three times higher than through direct employment.
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