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The network of experts on statistics on free movement of workers and social security coordination analyses administrative and statistical data on these topics.

Reports

2016 annual report on intra-EU labour mobility

The Report provides key quantitative information on labour-mobility flows and patterns in the Union and EFTA countries based on the most recent available data (stocks in 2015 and mobility flows in 2014).

Following topics are analysed in the report:

  • Mobility of EU citizens of working age
  • Mobility of EU and EFTA mobile workers
  • Return mobility
  • Mobility at an older age: retired EU-28 movers

2015 Annual Report on Labour Mobility

The main aim of this report is to provide key quantitative information on stocks and flows of EU citizens residing and/or working in another EU Member State/EFTA country, based on the most recent available data (mainly from 2014).

It provides

  • an EU level analysis of the intra-EU labour mobility
  • recent mobile workers –developments since 2013
  • cross-border workers –definition, relevance, extent
  • mobility of Croatian citiziens before and after accession

2014 Annual report on labour mobility

The main aim of this report is to provide key quantitative information on stocks and flows of EU citizens residing and/or working in another EU Member State/EFTA country, based on the most recent available data (mainly from 2013). It focuses on the main countries of residence of these movers, their characteristics (age, citizenship, length of residence).

It provides

  • an indication of the main countries of destination in 2012,
  • information on the employment rates and labour market status of mobile workers
  • information on their professional status and
  • information on their distribution across employment sectors and occupations compared to nationals,
  • the mobility patterns of new young movers
  • analysis of the education level of recent EU-28/EFTA movers, also in order to enrich the on-going debate in countries of origin on "youth drain" and "brain drain" with some figures,
  • indicative examples of national sources for three selected Member States (Belgium, Germany and Portugal), to provide information on quantitative sources on free movement which supplements the EU-level figures.

Posting of workers: report on A1 portable documents issued in 2012 and 2013

This report presents the data on the number of portable documents A1 (PDs A1), previously E101 forms, issued by the Member States during 2012 and 2013. The PD A1 is a formal statement on the applicable social security legislation. It proves that a posted worker or a person employed in more than one Member State pays social contributions in another Member State.

Export of unemployment benefits: report on U2 portable documents issued in 2013

This report presents the data on the number of portable documents U2 (PDs U2) issued in the second semester of 2013. The PD U2 ‘Retention of unemployment benefits’ provides unemployed persons with the authorisation to export their unemployment benefits if they go to another Member State (MS) to look for work.

Unforeseen cross-border healthcare: report on the use of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) in 2013

This report presents data concerning the use of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from 1 January to 31 December 2013, practical and legal difficulties in using the EHIC and information about the amount of reimbursements related to the use of the EHIC.

Planned cross-border healthcare: report on S2 portabel documents issued in 2013

This report presents data concerning the use in 2013 of Portable Document S2 (PD S2) ‘Entitlement to scheduled treatment’, which certifies the entitlement to planned health treatment in a Member State other than the competent Member State of the insured person.