Work: young unemployed in Estonia, Croatia ready to relocate

In Romania, 37% willing to move inside their country
Work: young unemployed in Estonia, Croatia ready to relocate
28 March 17:08 2018 Print This Article

Young unemployed in Estonia, Croatia and Slovenia are amongst the readiest in the European Union to relocate to another EU country to find a job, the EU statistical office Eurostat said today.

According to Eurostat data, the highest share of unemployed people aged 20-34 ready to relocate to another EU country were recorded in 2016 in Estonia and Croatia (both 26%) and Slovenia (25%). High percentages were registered also in Bulgaria and Slovakia (23%), Lithuania (22%) and Hungary (20%).

The highest share of young unemployed ready to move their residence place for a job inside their country were registered in Romania, 37% together with Germany.

Eurostat noted that, at EU level, 50% of unemployed people aged 20-34 are reluctant to change their place of residence for a job, 21% are ready to move for a job in the same country, 12% would consider moving to another EU country; 17% would be ready to move for a job outside the European Union.

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