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engineerING card in europe

The interactive country map shows organizations that are responsible for issuing and recognizing the engineerING card in the respective countries. Alongside, it features labour market statistics. Data refers to insurable employment for professionals with an engineering degree (ISCED 5a, 6); Source: Eurostat (ILOSTAT).

Colour scheme:

  • FEANI members: light yellow
  • engineerING card introduced or recognized: dark orange
  • project for the introduction of the engineerING card launched: orange

Luxembourg

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Association Luxembourgeoise Des Ingenieurs

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 6 400
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 25 %
35 - 44 years: 31 %
45 - 54 years: 30 %
55+     years:  14 %

Share of female engineers: 17 %

Number of graduates: ? (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: ?

Austria

Poland

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Polish Federation of Engineering Associations

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 646 571
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 39 %
35 - 44 years: 21 %
45 - 54 years: 19 %
55+     years:  21 %

Share of female engineers: 19 %

Number of graduates: 38 372 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 27 575 

 

Croatia

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Croatian Engineering Association (HIS)

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 35 924

Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 25 %
35 - 44 years: 17 %
45 - 54 years: 35 %
55+     years:  23%

Share of female engineers: 18 %

Number of graduates: 3 000 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: no or too little data is available for evaluation

Malta

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Chamber of Engineers

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 3 879

Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 52 %
35 - 44 years: 27 %
45 - 54 years: 13 %
55+     years:    8 %

Share of female engineers: 17 %

Number of graduates: 141 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: XXX

Serbia

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

The Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia (UETS)

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 61 282
Share of female engineers: 25 %

Number of graduates: 2 591 (first degree of level 5A; 2008)

Unemployed engineers: 9 363

Source: Statistical Office of the republic of Serbia

Slovenia

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Slovenian Engineers Association ZDIT 

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 26 756
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 29 %
35 - 44 years: 33 %
45 - 54 years: 24 %
55+     years:  14 %

Share of female engineers: 21 %

Number of graduates: 1 322 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: ?

 

Slovakia

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies (ZSVTS)

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 111 810
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 28 %
35 - 44 years: 22 %
45 - 54 years: 32 %
55+     years:  18 %

Share of female engineers: 22 %

Number of graduates: 5 021 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 7 518

 

Czech Republic

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies (CSVTS)

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 220 374
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 26 %
35 - 44 years: 25 %
45 - 54 years: 27 %
55+      years: 22 %

Share of female engineers: 14,5 %

Number of graduates:  7 518 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 5 410 

 

Bulgaria

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Federation of Scientific and Technical Unions in Bulgaria (FNTS)

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 171 659

Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 24 %
35 - 44 years: 32 %
45 - 54 years: 28 %
55+     years:  16 %

Share of female engineers: 30 %

Number of graduates: 5 140 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 6 813 

 

Portugal

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Ordem dos Engenheiros

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 118 635

Age structure:

15 - 34 Jahre: 51 %
35 - 44 Jahre: 21 %
45 - 54 Jahre: 16 %
55+      Jahre: 12 %

Share of female engineers: 27 %

Number of graduates: 8 981 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 15 811

Spain

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

 

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 537 416
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 35 %
35 - 44 years: 31 %
45 - 54 years: 21 %
55+     years:  13 %

Share of female engineers: 18 %

Number of graduates: 31 135 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 93 572 

Netherlands

Responsibility for issuing of the engineerING card:


Kivi Niria

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 285 393
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 27 %
35 - 44 years: 32 %
45 - 54 years: 26 %
55+      years: 15 %

Share of female engineers: 12,5 %

Number of graduates: 7 064 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 7 508 

Italy

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Consiglio Nazionale Ingegneri

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 637 224
Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 28 %
35 - 44 years: 37 %
45 - 54 years: 20%
55+     years:  15 %

Share of female engineers: 21%

Number of graduates: 32 719 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 23 782

Ireland

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Engineers Ireland

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 67 360

Age structure:

15 - 34 years: 41 %
35 - 44 years: 33 %
45 - 54 years: 18 %
55+     years:    8 %

Share of female engineers: 20 %

Number of graduates: 3 130 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 6 935

Germany

Responsbility for issuing the engineerING card:

Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V.

Key figures of the labor market for engineers:  (2011)
Employed engineers: 1 320 008
Age structure:

15 - 34 Jahre: 17 %
35 - 44 Jahre: 29 %
45 - 54 Jahre: 32 %
55+      Jahre: 22 %

Share of female engineers: 18 %

Number of graduates: 49 011 (first degree of level 5A; 2010)
Unemployed engineers: 29 575