Employment, Central and Eastern Europe at work full

Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and Croatia already have achieved national 2020 goals
Employment, Central and Eastern Europe at work full
21 April 19:36 2018 Print This Article

The employment rate (age group between 20 and 64 years old) grew by 3.6 points percentage in Bulgaria, 3.3 in Slovenia, 2.5 in Romania, 2.2 in Croatia, 2.1 in Estonia. Eurostat says. The European Statistical Office has indicated that some countries have already reached or exceeded their national targets for 2020 on employment, including the Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and Croatia.

In 2017, the average employment rate in the EU in the 20-64 age group was of 72.2% (71.1% in 2016). The Europe 2020 strategy aims to reach a rate total employment for the 20-64 age group of at least 75% by 2020. Countries Eastern European centers have achieved the goal two years in advance.

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