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Emigration in Portugal up 85 percent

January 23, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN CORREIO DA MANHÃ) The number of people leaving Portugal rose 85% in 2011, to some 44,000 compared with 2010, with the group most affected being those aged 25 and 29.   Data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) relating to annual estimates of emigration point to 43,998 Portuguese and foreign nationals having moved […]

Europe’s lost generation costs €153bn a year, study finds

October 22, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN THE GUARDIAN) EU agency estimates cost in state welfare and lost production of young adults not in employment, education or training. A lost generation of 14 million out-of-work and disengaged young Europeans is costing member states a total of €153bn (£124bn) a year – 1.2% of the EU’s gross domestic product – the largest […]

The crisis shoots off the figure of ‘ni-nis’ in Spain, the highest in the OECD

September 13, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN PÚBLICO) Spain is the fifth largest country of the organization with the highest youth rate (23.7%) aged 15 to 29 who neither work nor receive training The Spanish youth drama continues to increase. Besides being the EU country with the largest number of young unemployed (a rate of over 50%), Spain is also one […]

French jobless tops three million, minister says

September 10, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN FRANCE 24) The number of job seekers in France has surpassed the symbolic level of three million and will continue to rise, Labour Minister Michel Sapin said Sunday. France has struggled to tackle rising unemployment amid the European debt crisis. The number of French unemployed has broken through the 3-million barrier for the […]

Euro contagion to worsen youth joblessness globally

September 7, 2012


(PUBLISHED BY REUTERS) Unemployment among young people is likely to rise globally as the euro crisis hits emerging economies and more discouraged jobless youth drop out of the labour force altogether, the International Labour Organization said on Tuesday. The ILO said jobless rates among people under 25 worldwide are expected to inch up to 12.9 percent […]