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Upskilling and Reskilling Needs in Europe – 128 million adults or 46.1% of the adult population of this area

This study is the first volume of Cedefop research on empowering adults through upskilling and reskilling pathways. It estimates the magnitude of the low-skilled adult population according to a broader conceptualisation which goes beyond educational attainment levels, and considers digital skills, literacy and numeracy, as well as skill loss and skill obsolescence. The study also … Continue reading

VET in Europe – Data for vocational education and training policies

European policy-making in vocational education and training (VET) needs to be supported by sound evidence. In this report, Cedefop has selected a set of 36 indicators to quantify some key aspects of VET and lifelong learning. The selection was based on the indicators’ policy relevance and their importance in achieving the Europe 2020 objectives. This … Continue reading

Europe – Industrial production down by 2.1% in euro area

In December 2019 compared with November 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 2.1% in the euro area (EA19) and by 2.0% in the EU27, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November 2019, industrial production remained stable in the euro area and in the EU27. In December 2019 … Continue reading

Labour Costs in Europe (Q3 2019) – Annual growth at 3.1% in EU28

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 3.1% in the EU28 in the third quarter of 2019, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the second quarter of 2019, hourly labour costs increased by 2.8% and 3.2% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical … Continue reading

Job Vacancies in Europe (Q3 2019) – Euro area rate at 2.2%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.2% in the third quarter of 2019, down from 2.3% in the previous quarter and up from 2.1% in the third quarter of 2018, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was … Continue reading

Formation de la Main-d’Oeuvre en Europe – Les trois groupes de pays

Construction de la typologie : les trois groupes de pays sont différenciés par une classification ascendante hiérarchique réalisée à partir des variables nationales agrégées suivantes (« réduites », c’est-à-dire rapportées à leurs écarts-types) : part d’entreprises formatrices (par cours et stages et autres formes),taux d’accès aux cours et stages (par taille d’entreprise : de 10 … Continue reading

Industrial Production in Europe (October 2019) – Down by 0.5% in Euro Area

In October 2019 compared with September 2019, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.5% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In September 2019, industrial production fell by 0.1% in the euro area and rose by 0.1% in the … Continue reading

Unemployment in EU (October 2019) – Euro area at 7.5% EU28 at 6.3% with 3.240 million young persons (under 25)

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5% in October 2019, down from 7.6% in September 2019 and from 8.0% in October 2018. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.3% in October 2019, stable compared with September 2019 and down from 6.7% … Continue reading

Labour Market Policy in Europe – Time-series for key variables covering the period 2004-2016

This publication presents statistics on labour market policy interventions implemented by EU countries and Norway in 2016, together with time-series for key variables covering the period 2004-2016. Labour market policies are financial and practical policies that can help people in disadvantaged groups in the labour market move from inactivity and unemployment into employment or find … Continue reading

Immigrants in EU – Second-generation outperform natives on the labour market but …

Second-generation migrants with an EU background are more likely to be employed and in high-performing positions, such as managerial roles, than first-generation migrants – and even outperform natives in terms of employment rate. Having a European background plays a significant role: 81% of second-generation migrants with at least one parent born in the EU are … Continue reading

Unauthorized Immigrants in Europe – At least 3.9 million unauthorized immigrants – and possibly as many as 4.8 million

At least 3.9 million unauthorized immigrants – and possibly as many as 4.8 million – lived in Europe in 2017, according to new Pew Research Center estimates. These totals are up from Center estimates for 2014, when between 3.0 million and 3.7 million unauthorized migrants resided in European nations, but are little changed from the … Continue reading

European Job Quality Index 2005-2015 – ‘Bad jobs’ recovery?

Where available, data for 2015 are used, with the small exception of collective interest representation for which we use the nearest available year (for most countries, 2013). Moreover, an overview of changes in the JQI over the last decade (2005-2015) is provided. We analyse the six dimensions of job quality separately and present a synthetic … Continue reading

Gender Pay Gap in Europe – Tackling low pay in health and social care

This study provides data con rming that workers in lower-skilled health and social care assistant positions earn con- siderably less than the national average wage in their country. It also shows that the higher the proportion of women in the sector, the lower the average relative income – and this applies also to skilled nurses … Continue reading

 Job vacancy in Europe – Euro Area rate at 2.3%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 2.3% in the second quarter of 2019, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In the EU28, the job vacancy rate was also … Continue reading

Labour Costs in EU (QII, 2019) – Rose by 3.1%

Hourly labour costs rose by 2.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 3.1% in the EU28 in the second quarter of 2019, compared with the same quarter of the previous year. In the first quarter of 2019, hourly labour costs increased by 2.5% and 2.7% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical … Continue reading

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