Future skill needs in Europe: critical labour force trends


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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)


The European labour market is challenged by changes in the demographic composition of the labour force and increasing work complexities and processes. Skills forecasting makes useful contribution to decisions by policy-makers, experts and individuals. In this publication, Cedefop presents the latest results of skills supply and demand forecasts. Alongside the most likely scenario, it shows the impact of alternative labour market activation or migration policies on future labour market imbalances, illustrating the effects of the 'highest possible' labour market activity rates based on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Participation; Migration; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Employment

Keywords: European Union; Trend; Future; Labour force participation; Labour mobility; Skill needs; Labour demand; Labour supply; Labour force; Employment projection

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2016

Physical description: 78 p.

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Series: Cedefop research paper; no. 59

ISBN: 9789289622646

ISSN: 1831-5860

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 126.889

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