Economic Impact Report 2022

This new report seeks to complement the direct industry details by overlaying additional information on the wider economic impacts of the industry.

The European aerospace and defence industry directly employed 942,000 people in the 30 reference countries in 2021.

The total employment level supported by the industry was 3.57 million people, including direct, indirect and induced employment. Of these, indirect jobs amounted to 966,000 and induced jobs 1,662,000.
In other words: each direct job within the European aerospace and defence industry generates a further 2.8 supporting jobs.