articlegraph 22592 rdax 210x134Employment in the EU is projected to grow by about 2% over the period 2013-2020 but the (EU’s) target of 75% of people aged 20 to 64 being in a job by 2020 looks beyond reach.

This is the result of the crisis, followed by a modest recovery and average GDP growth rate in the EU of 2.0% a year. But there are big differences in the forecasts for employment growth in the different Member States. In Luxembourg, employment should grow by just over 1% a year between now and 2020. In contrast, in Germany, employment is expected to fall by 0.2% a year.

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