Romania - One in three part-time employees would like to work more - October 31, 2019

The share of part-time employees in Romania who are willing and able to work more, also known as underemployed persons, was 31% in 2018, according to Eurostat data released on October 22. This was the seventh-highest share among the European Union’s 28 states and is relevant in the context of the tight labour market in Romania. Romania had 655,800 part-time employees in 2018, representing some 7.5% of the 8.7 million active population. The number of underemployed persons in Romania, 203,200 in 2018, accounted for 2.3% of the active population

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