Romania, Czech Republic, Portugal and Poland record the highest employment rate among migrants born outside the EU

Razvan Zamfir 30/07/2018 | 10:32

The Czech Republic, Romania, Portugal and Poland recorded the highest employment rate among migrants born outside the European Union last year, according to data published by the European Statistics Office (Eurostat).

The highest rate of employment last year occurred in the Czech Republic (79.4 percent), Romania (76.3 percent), Portugal (74.5 percent) and Poland (73 percent).

 The United Kingdom had the highest employment rate among migrants born in different EU Member States in 2017 (83.6 percent), followed by Portugal (82.7 percent), Sweden (80.7 percent) and Estonia (80.2 percent).

In 2017, the employment rate of persons in the EU aged 20-64 years ranged from 63 percent among migrants born outside the EU, through 73 percent among the native-born population, to 75.4 percent recorded for migrants born in a different EU Member State.

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