1 May 2016: Labour Day
On the occasion of Labour Day, which is celebrated each year on 1 May,
Eurostat publishes some information & an infographic on the
employment situation in the EU and the Member States.
…that the share of employed persons aged 20-64 years ranges from 83% for people with a tertiary education level, to 71% for people with a upper secondary level and 53% for people with a lower secondary level or less?
…that the share of young persons aged 15-34 who are employed between 1 and 3 years after graduation reaches 71% in the EU, but only 44% in Italy and 41% in Greece?
…that the share of temporary employees aged 15 years and over ranges from about 1% of all employees in Romania to 28% in Poland?
…that 71% of part-time employed persons aged 15 years and over in Greece work part-time because they cannot find a full-time job?
…that more than one out of five employed persons aged 15 years and over work at least sometimes at night in Slovakia (23%) and Slovenia (20%)?
…that the share of employed persons aged 15 and over who work usually from home ranges from 10% in Luxembourg to 1% or less in Croatia, Italy, Lithuania, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Romania and Bulgaria?
Source: Eurostat, EU Labour Force Survey. All data refer to 2015. Date of extraction: 26.04.2016
Further information can also be found in the Eurostat news release on employment indicators