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Youth unemployment and ability to move around Europe

Eurostat estimates that 24.667 million men and women in the EU-27, of whom 17.405 million were in the euro area (EA-17), were unemployed in April 2012. Compared with March 2012, the number of persons unemployed increased by 102 000 in the … Continue reading

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Jeugdwerkloosheid en vermogen om te verhuizen in Europa

Eurostat  schat dat 24.667  miljoen mannen en vrouwen in de EU-27, van wie 17.405 miljoen in het eurogebied (EA-17) werkloos waren in April 2012. Vergeleken met maart 2012, steeg het aantal werklozen met 102 000 in the EU-27 en met 110 000 in de eurozone. … Continue reading

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Who is considered Old

In case you would ask several people if they would consider them young or old, or the other person young or old, you shall get quite different answers from the different age groups. When we look at the key results … Continue reading

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1985-2012 Poverty in Europe

From bad to worse The number of poor people in Europe had increased from 38 million in 1975 to 44 million in 1985. {Interim report on the 2° European Poverty Programme – EU Commission 1989} But soon this figure went … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #8 Work

Poverty evolution in Flanders 8.     Work Work-related factors were the principal explanations given as to why people were poor or excluded from society, the three main reasons being long-term unemployment (35 % of respondents giving it as one of up … Continue reading

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