Commerce as employer
The commerce sector, which employs nearly 300,000 people, is the largest employer in private business and also offers opportunities for entrepreneurship.
Commerce is also the biggest employer of youth; over one fifth of all workers under the age of 25 are employed in the field of commerce. The commerce sector employs nearly 450,000 people.
The commerce sector offers a wide range of jobs from basic professional work to demanding specialist and supervisor duties that require an university degree. Usually, people are chosen for the specific job and on the basis of secondary and higher education degrees. A secondary education degree can also be achieved through an apprenticeship.