Labor and skills shortages in Europe - statistics & facts

Key insights

Country with the highest job vacancy rate in Europe
Belgium (4.7%)
Share of large businesses stating that finding skilled employees is currently their biggest challenge
Most widespread labor shortage in Europe by occupation
Bricklayers and related workers

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