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Migrant integration: temporary employment

One-fifth (20.3%) of employees born outside the EU were employed on a temporary contract in the EU in 2020, compared with 13.8% for temporary employees born in a different EU Member State and 11.8% for native-born employees with a temporary job.

Across the EU Member States for which the results are available, in 2020 the highest share of employees born outside the EU employed on temporary contracts was recorded in Poland (40.6%), followed by Cyprus (35.8%), Spain (35.1%), Portugal (26.8%) and Sweden (25.2%). By contrast, the lowest share was observed in Estonia (2.1%), followed by Austria (6.9%), Hungary (7.2%) and Ireland (7.5%).

Eurostat, 26 May 2021