that of people aged over 25. In 2008, the ratio rose to 2.8 on average but with large differences between countries: Germany has the lowest ratio (1.5), largely because its apprenticeship system works well
) and Germany (13% of EMEA), significant sequential growth was not achieved in the fourth quarter of 2009. The group started Page Personnel in Germany.
Italy (8% of EMEA) and Spain (8% of EMEA) both delivered
the group has its second largest and most established business after the UK, there was a noticeable increase in the number of permanent placements in Q4 2009.
In the Netherlands (14% of EMEA) and Germany
, half the average for the EU27. They included eight regions in the Netherlands, eight out of nine regions in Austria, seven in Germany, three in Italy, two in Belgium, and one each in the Czech Republic
and Malta (both 14.1%), and the lowest in Ireland (10.1%), Lithuania (10.7%) and Luxembourg (10.8%). For the age group 65 and over, the highest shares were found in Germany (20.7%), Italy (20.2%) and Greece