Eurostat: Employment rate of migrants born outside EU highest in Czechia

A greater percentage of migrants born outside the European Union have found work in the Czech Republic than in the other 27 EU member states, data released on Monday by Eurostat show.

In 2017, the employment rate of persons in the EU aged 20-64 years ranged from 63.0 per cent among migrants born outside the EU, through 73.0 per cent among the native-born population, to 75.4 per cent recorded for migrants born in a different EU member state.

For migrants born outside the EU, the employment rate was highest in the Czech Republic, at 79.4 per cent, followed by Romania, at 76.3 per cent, Portugal, at 74.5 per cent, and Poland, at 73.0 per cent, according to Eurostat.