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Euro area and EU job vacancy rate

In the third quarter of 2020, the job vacancy rate was 1.7% in both the euro area and the EU, up from 1.6% in the previous quarter and down from 2.2% in the third quarter of 2019.

Among the Member States for which comparable data are available, the highest job vacancy rates in the third quarter of 2020 were recorded in Czechia (5.3%) and Belgium (3.3%). In contrast, the lowest rates were observed in Greece (0.5%), as well as in Poland and Portugal (both 0.7%).

Eurostat, 15 December 2020