165 Analytical highlights

Each Analytical highlight contains in-depth analysis about a specific skill, a group of skills, an individual sector, a particular occupation or a country of interest to you. Keep an eye on this section for new and updated analytical highlights.

Skills forecast insights

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Analytical highlights discussing topics emerging from Cedefop skills forecast: replacement demand, skills challenges in Europe, polarisation of skills and job growth creators in the European labour market

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Skills forecast insights

Skills Forecast: key EU trends to 2030

05/2018
Cedefop skills forecasts offers quantitative projections of the future trends in employment by sector of economic activity and occupational group. Future trends on the level of education of the population and the labour force are also estimated. Cedefop’s forecasts use harmonised international da...

Skills anticipation in countries

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Analytical highlights on the skills anticipation and matching approach in all EU countries

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Skills anticipation in countries

Skills anticipation in Austria

04/2017
At its core, skills anticipation in Austria consists of the Public Employment Service (Arbeitsmarktservice, AMS) (1) Skills Barometer and the forecasting of skills demand undertaken on behalf of the AMS by the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (Österreichische Institut für Wirtschaftsforsch...

Skills opportunities and challenges in occupations

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Analytical highlights on employment and skill developments in 30 occupational groups

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Skills opportunities and challenges in occupations

Building and related trades workers: skills opportunities and challenges

12/2016
Building and related trades workers (excluding electricians) fulfil a variety of different roles in the demolition, construction, renovation and maintenance of buildings.

Mismatch priority occupations in countries

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Analytical highlights for EU countries on occupations in surplus and shortage

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Mismatch priority occupations in countries

Austria: Mismatch priority occupations

10/2016
STEM scientists and engineers belong to high shortage occupations for Austria.

Focus on skills and learning

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Analytical highlights on types of skills and learning: STEM skills, literacy and numeracy skills, environmental awareness skills, entrepreneurial skills, foreign languages, employability and skills of higher education graduates; apprenticeships and adult learning

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Focus on skills and learning

Focus on apprenticeships (2016)

07/2016
Apprenticeships can deliver benefits to both employers and individuals. Employers can better meet their skill needs, and individuals are likely to develop better employment prospects.

Country prospects

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Analytical highlights for each EU Member State discussing the economic outlook, employment and skill trends in sectors and occupations (2015)

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Country prospects

Prospects for Croatia

04/2015
Coming out of a six - year recession, 28,000 additional jobs are expected to be created in construction, manufacturing and ICT by 2020.

Focus on sectors

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Analytical highlights discussing developments in economic sectors in the EU, regarding growth, employment, occupations and skills (2014)

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Focus on sectors

Focus on skills for social care

05/2014
Evolving service delivery models influence the skills needed in the care workforce.

Occupation prospects

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Analytical highlights discussing employment and skill trends in 26 occupational groups (2014)

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Occupation prospects

Prospects for drivers and mobile plant operators

12/2014
Skilled manual workers including taxi, train and bus drivers, as well as ships' deck crews and crane operators.