2009/2010 INDUSTRY PROFILE: MINING AND QUARRYING (First of a series) This industry profile covers the following topics on labor and employment: EMPLOYMENT 1. Number of establishments 2. Employment 3. Category of workers 4. Specific groups of workers ‐ Young workers ‐ workers ‐ Time‐rated workers at 55. 5.
The EU27's mining and quarrying workforce was predominantly composed of men ( % of the total in 2007), percentage points higher than the nonfinancial business economy average, and one of the highest proportions for all sectors. In terms of its age profile, the EU27's mining and quarrying sector is .