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Demand for medium and highly - skilled labour is forecast to increase; while demand for low - skilled workers is forecast to decrease

Key facts:

  • Austria’s employment rate was 75.5% in 2013 – lower than the national 2020 target of 77-78% but in line with the EU-28 2020 target of 75%.
  • Demand for medium and highly-skilled labour is forecast to increase; while demand for lowskilled workers is forecast to decrease. Employment is predicted to increase continuously over the coming years.
  • Sectors with the highest growth in total employment are: business-related services, manufacturing, health and social services, freelancing, scientific and technical services as well as sales.

The full text of the Analytical highlight on Austria can be downloaded from the link below:

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