Economy

Unemployment is growing in Iceland, while declining in the EU

Monday 09 July 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 2.8 percent in Iceland in May, compared to 2.6 percent in May 2017, while in the same period the unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.7 percent to 7.0 percent.


Combat against tax evasion

Monday 09 April 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

The BEPS project ensures that governments acquire national and international instruments to combat tax evasion.


Survey of companies in Europe – Eurofound

Saturday 14 April 2018 | Alternatives Economiques

A survey of companies in Europe is published every four years by Eurofound, mapping business practices and enabling comparisons across Europe.


Palermo and Naples, the most difficult places to find a job according to their citizens 

Monday 25 June 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Only 3 percent of the people living in Palermo and 5 percent of those in Naples consider that it is easy to find a job in their city. 


Female unemployment is declining in Finland, but less than in the EU

Monday 21 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate among women was 8.3 percent in Finland in March 2018, compared to 8.4 percent in March 2017, while in the same period female unemployment in the EU has decreased from 8.2 to 7.4 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in France than in the EU

Tuesday 22 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in France in March 2018, compared to 9.4 percent in September 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.5 to 7.1 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Croatia than in the EU

Thursday 17 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 9.4 percent in Croatia in March 2018, compared to 10.7 percent in September 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.5 to 7.1 percent.


Unemployment is declining more in Slovenia than in the EU

Wednesday 16 May 2018 | Newsworthy

The unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in Slovenia in March 2018, compared to 6.4 percent in September 2017, while in the same period unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 7.5 to 7.1 percent.


More vacant jobs in arts, entertainment and other services in Portugal

Friday 29 June 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows an increase in the number of vacant jobs in arts, entertainment, recreation and other services in Portugal. In the first quarter of 2018 the country reported a seasonally adjusted job vacancy rate of 1.1 percent, corresponding to 957 vacant jobs.


More and more vacant jobs in industry and construction in Luxembourg

Monday 18 June 2018 | Newsworthy

New data from Eurostat shows an increase in the number of vacant jobs in industry and construction in Luxembourg. In the first quarter of 2018 the country reported a seasonally adjusted job vacancy rate of 0.8 percent, corresponding to 651 vacant jobs.