, some countries face a far more severe problem with the level of engagement in their young workforce. In Macedonia (36%), France (32%) and Turkey (32%), close to a third of their 18 to 29 year old workers
a considerable fall of unemployment over the year (-480,000 persons), it also decreased in Italy (-165,000), France and the UK (approximately -100,000), Sweden (-80,000), Poland (-62,000), the Czech Republic (-37
The highest current hiring levels were in the UK (61%), France (59%) and Belgium (55%). The lowest levels recorded were in Portugal at 28% and Austria with just 19%.
Eastern Europe and Eurasia
) member states, according to the latest 'Eurozone Economic Outlook' published jointly by three economic institutes (ifo of Germany, Insee of France and Istat of Italy).
The positive impulse from external
is the only country to exhibit strong annual growth of +30%, followed by improvement in the UK, which records +8% growth.
Other countries tracked by the Index, including Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands
restrictions in place that are to last until 31 December 2013. These countries include Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, and the UK.
Bulgaria and Romania signed
December 2011 and January 2012. It includes responses from more than 1,800 Human Resources Directors across 19 countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany