Poland - Labour migration decreases, workers often stuck in temporary jobs - May 31, 2018

 A report based on a regular survey and published by the consultancy company Work Service concludes that around 11.8% of the (future) workforce considers labour migration. The percentage of potential labour migrants has decreased by 2 points in the last twelve months, showing the lowest reading since the survey was first conducted. Germany remains the most popular destination (31.4%), followed by the Netherlands (15%), which has overtaken the UK (5.7%). The most important drivers for migration are higher earnings (82%), higher standard of living (36%), ability to travel and explore the world (24%) and better career prospects (24%). A report by the Dutch statistical office CBS revealed that a majority of Polish migrants were employed on a flexible and temporary basis, even after a stay of several years.

Read on: in English … The CBS data: in English

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