Living in the EU: Work before the coronavirus crisis

Written by Giulio Sabbati,

© European Union & GlobalStat, 2020

The EU has been severely hit by the spread of the Covid-19 disease. Its impact extends well beyond public health, and the economic and social consequences of the pandemic are now a top priority for both the Member States and the EU institutions. Employment, developments in the labour market, and changed/worsened working conditions are the most prominent concerns therein. This infographic offers a closer look at the labour market situation in 2019, referring to the EU population aged 15-64 (285 million people, of which 195 million were employed, 14 million were unemployed and 76 million inactive). Finally, it looks at a recent survey conducted by Eurofound on living and working in the times of Covid-19 lockdown.


Read this ‘At a glance’ note on ‘Living in the EU: Work before the coronavirus crisis‘ in the Think Tank pages of the European Parliament.


Source Article from https://epthinktank.eu/2020/06/24/living-in-the-eu-work-before-the-coronavirus-crisis/