Germany employment

Germany labour market

Germany Expects A Record Year In Employment

Lidia Conde (Frankfurt) | All the labour market data in the country are brilliant. Since 2007 it has gone from 40.3 million people in work to 45.2 million in 2019 (45.5 in 2020). In ten years Germany has gone from 8.6% unemployment to 3.1%. There is even a shortage of skilled labour. And its citizens are happier than ever with their quality of life.



SPECIAL REPORT: Are minijobs a solution for Europe?

BERLIN | By Alberto Lozano | Europeans never stop listening to ideas for economic reforms. One potentially successful option, with support from Europe’s leading institutions for smaller economies, is the ¨minijob¨.

But are these atypical jobs the solution to move Spain’s 26 percent unemployment rate closer to Germany’s 5 percent?

Germany employment

Germany Employment Rate Shows a Brighter EU Face

BERLIN | By Alberto Lozano | While the euro zone jobless rate reached 12.1 percent in October, Germany has promising news for itself: national labor market is expected to create about 180,000 jobs in 2014. Why is this happening?