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Social investment: Commission urges Member States to focus on growth and social cohesion – social situation in Member States

Commission Européenne - MEMO/13/118   20/02/2013

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European Commission

MEMO

Brussels, 20 February 2013

Social investment: Commission urges Member States to focus on growth and social cohesion – social situation in Member States

(see also IP/13/125 and MEMO/13/117)

Austria

  1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets1

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

1,532,000

1,407,000

1,369,000

% Employment

75.1%

75.2%

77%

% Early leavers from education and training

10.1%

8.3%

9.5%

AUSTRIA

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

16.9

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

12.6

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

3.9

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

8.0

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

75.2

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

3.9

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment, age bracket 20-64 (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

27.1

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

8.3

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

19.2

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

92.1

92.4

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

6.9

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

8.3

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

13.4

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

31.1

19.7

Medium qualification

-1.7

4.8

Low qualification

-9.4

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

108.4

131.9

2030

117.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

28.6

28.4

2030

42.7

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

62.2

63.2

2030

75.2

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

6.01

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

29.5

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

(Burgenland not included)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Social renewal

3 482 518 044

614 562 011

4 097 080 055

  • State reform

146 570 507

25 865 384

172 435 891

Total

3 629 088 551

640 427 395

4 269 515 946

  • Further information

Belgium

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets2

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

2,194,000

2,271,000

-380,000

% Employment

68.0

67.3

73.2

% Early leavers from education and training

12.0

12.3

9.5%

  1. Key social trends

BELGIUM

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

21.0

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

15.3

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

5.7

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

13.7

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

67.3

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

6.9

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

49.9

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

18.7

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

23.3

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

99.1

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

11.8

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

12.3

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

7.1

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

16.3

19.7

Medium qualification

13.5

4.8

Low qualification

-19.4

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

144.4

131.9

2030

157.6

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

28.7

28.4

2030

40.9

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

66.9

63.2

2030

82.1

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

6.57

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

28.4

28.2

  1. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Stimulating social inclusion

33 072 885

34 605 088

67 677 973

  • Encouraging career development and job diversity

5 589 333

5 589 333

11 178 665

  • Fighting discrimination

4 600 000

4 600 000

9 200 000

  • Technical assistance

1 802 592

270 389

2 072 982

Total

45 064 810

45 064 810

90 129 620

  • Further information

Bulgaria

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets3

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

3,421,000

3,693,000

-260,000

% Employment

70.7

63.9

76

% Early leavers from education and training

14.8

12.8

11

BULGARIA

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

49.1

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

22.3

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

43.6

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

11.0

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

63.9

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

10.9

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

57.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

26.6

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

51.8

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

79.2

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

22.6

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

12.8

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

1.2

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

10.0

19.7

Medium qualification

3.1

4.8

Low qualification

-24.0

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

140.3

131.9

2030

145.1

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

27.8

28.4

2030

42.6

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

57.8

63.2

2030

75.3

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

4.58

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

17.6

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Operational Programme

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Human Resources Development

1 031 789 139

182 080 436

1 213 869 575

  • Administrative Capacity

153 670 724

27 118 363

180 789 087

Total

1 185 459 863

209 198 799

1 394 658 662

4. Further information

Cyprus

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets4

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

176,000

197,000

-27,000

% Employment

76.5

73.4

75-77

% Early leavers from education and training

13.7

11.2

10

2. Key social trends

CYPRUS

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

23.5

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

14.5

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

10.7

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

4.5

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

73.4

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

7.8

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment, age bracket 20-64 (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

21.3

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

22.4

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

21.8

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

85.3

92.4

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

14.4

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

11.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

7.5

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

33.3

19.7

Medium qualification

13.9

4.8

Low qualification

-18.3

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

105.3

131.9

2030

103.2

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

21

28.4

2030

34

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

58.8

63.2

2030

71.9

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

7.98

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

21.3

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Development of human capital and adaptability

73 475 401

12 966 247

86 441 648

  • Expansion of the labour market and social cohesion

42 896 043

7 569 890

50 465 933

  • Technical assistance

3 397 710

599 596

3 997 306

Total

119 769 154

599 596

140 904 887

4. Further information

Czech Republic

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets5

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

1,566,000

1,598,000

15.3% of total population

with efforts to reduce it by 30,000

% Employment

72.4

70.9

75

% Early leavers from education and training

5.6

4.9

5.5

2. Key social trends

Czech Republic

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

15.3

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

9.8

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

6.1

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

6.6

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

70.9

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

6.5

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

41.5

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

18.0

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

20.0

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

88.7

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

8.3

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

4.9

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

11.4

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

30.3

19.7

Medium qualification

-3.0

4.8

Low qualification

-15.1

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

115.9

131.9

2030

126.4

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

23.8

28.4

2030

37.8

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

54.7

63.2

2030

70.8

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

4.38

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

19.5

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • OP Education for Competitiveness

1 828 714 781

322 714 374

2 151 429 155

  • OP Human Resources and Employment

1 827 695 969

321 760 672

2 149 456 641

  • OP Prague - Adaptability

108 385 242

19 126 807

127 512 049

Total

3 764 795 992

663 601 853

4 428 397 845

4. Further information

Denmark

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets6

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

887,000

1,039,000

22,000 (household with low work intensity)

% Employment

79.7

75.7

80

% Early leavers from education and training

12.5

9.6

9.9

Denmark

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

18.9

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

13.0

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

2.6

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

11.4

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

75.7

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

7

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

27.7

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

14.2

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

16.0

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

98.1

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

6.3

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

9.6

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

32.3

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

13.0

19.7

Medium qualification

-14.9

4.8

Low qualification

20.8

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

110.8

131.9

2030

116.2

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

28

28.4

2030

41.2

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

69.3

63.2

2030

81.8

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

8.72

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

33.3

29.4

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • A qualified workforce
    (Better jobs)

178 911 569

178 911 569

357 823 138

  • Expansion of the workforce (More jobs)

66 172 772

66 172 772

132 345 544

  • Technical assistance

9 704 278

9 704 278

19 408 556

Total

254 788 619

254 788 619

509 577 238

  • Further information

Estonia

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets7

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

291,000

307,000

Reduce the at risk of poverty rate (after social transfers) to 15% (from 17.5% in 2010)

% Employment

77.0

70.4

76

% Early leavers from education and training

14.0

10.9

9.5%

2. Key social trends

Estonia

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

23.1

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

17.5

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

8.7

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

9.9

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

70.4

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

12.3

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Age 20-64) (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

22.3

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

24.8

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

89.8

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

11.8

12.9

Early school leaving (age 18-24) % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

10.9

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

12

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

5.6

19.7

Medium qualification

6.1

4.8

Low qualification

17.5

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

133.5

131.9

2030

122.6

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2011

25.2

26.2

2030

39.8

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

61.6

63.2

2030

77.4

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

6.09

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

17.9

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Lifelong learning

56 460 605

9 963 636

66 424 241

  • Developing human resources for R&D

102 754 815

14 843 688

117 598 503

  • Good-quality and long working life

127 887 209

22 568 331

150 455 540

  • Knowledge and skills for innovative entrepreneurship

74 648 806

18 662 201

93 311 007

  • Enhancing administrative capacity

21 587 565

2 878 110

24 465 675

  • Horizontal technical assistance

7 787 318

1 374 233

9 161 551

  • Technical assistance

391 011

-

391 011

Total

391 517 329

70 290 199

461 807 528

  • Further information

Finland

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets8

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

910,000

949,000

-150,000

% Employment

75.8

73.8

78

% Early leavers from education and training

9.8

9.8

8

2. Key social trends

Finland

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

17.9

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

13.7

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

3.2

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

9.8

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

73.8

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

7.1

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

25.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

20.1

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

16.1

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

74

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

8.4

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

9.8

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

23.8

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

11.4

19.7

Medium qualification

4.2

4.8

Low qualification

-20.1

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

121.6

131.9

2030

137.2

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

28.8

28.4

2030

47.6

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

66.8

63.2

2030

89.7

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

6.81

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

29.7

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Developing work organisations, encouraging entrepreneurship

194 495 512

248 934 020

443 429 532

  • Access to employment, preventing social exclusion

192 850 918

255 425 964

448 276 882

  • Developing know-how, innovation and services systems

166 792 808

213 021 701

379 814 508

  • Transnational and inter-regional activities

36 681 734

49 380 865

86 062 599

  • Technical assistance

24 617 540

31 948 440

56 565 980

Total

615 438 512

798 710 990

1 414 149 502

Åland programme

3 125 552

3 125 552

6 251 104

4. Further information

France

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets9

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

11,195,000

11,840,000

anchored at risk of poverty rate by one third for the period 2007-2012 or by 1,600 000 people

% Employment

70.4 %

69.2 %

75%

% Early leavers from education and training

11.5 %

12.0 %

9.5%

2. Key social trends

France

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

19.3

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

14.0

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

5.2

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

9.3

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

69.2

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

8.9

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

42.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

22

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

23.0

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

100

92.4

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

12.0

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

12.0

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

5.5

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

32.3

19.7

Medium qualification

2.2

4.8

Low qualification

-16.9

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

143

131.9

2030

143.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

28.5

28.4

2030

43.8

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

70.4

63.2

2030

87.3

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.89

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

33.8

29.4

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Adaptation to economic change

898 911 778

1 094 384 098

1 993 295 876

  • Access to employment for job seekers

1 274 606 474

1 264 320 759

2 538 927 233

  • Social inclusion and combating discrimination

1 755 845 348

1 747 879 388

3 503 724 736

  • Development of human capital

389 984 305

314 985 503

704 969 808

  • Technical assistance

175 216 070

75 092 583

250 308 653

Total

4 494 563 975

4 496 662 231

8 991 226 306

* The French overseas departments fall under the convergence objective and are not included.

  • Further information

Germany

  • Progress towards Europe 2020 targets10

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

16,345,000

16,074,000

-330,000

(long-term unemployed)

% Employment

74.0

76.3

77%

% Early leavers from education and training

11.8

11.5

10

Germany

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

19.9

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

15.8

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

5.3

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

11.1

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

76.3

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

5.9

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment, age bracket 20-64 (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

49.6

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

8.6

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

19.9

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

96.2

92.4

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

7.5

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

11.5

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

7.8

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

0.4

19.7

Medium qualification

0.4

4.8

Low qualification

-6.5

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

113.2

131.9

2030

118.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

33.9

28.4

2030

51.8

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

64.5

63.2

2030

82.7

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.06

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

29.4

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Adaptability of workers and enterprises

2 473 000 000

1 636 000 000

4 109 000 000

  • Enhancing human capital

3 265 000 000

2 173 000 000

5 438 000 000

  • Access to employment

2 946 000 000

2 140 000 000

5 086 000 000

  • Transnationality

329 000 000

127 000 000

456 000 000

  • Technical assistance

367 000 000

250 000 000

617 000 000

Total

9 380 000 000

6 326 000 000

15 706 000 000

  • Further information

European Social Fund actions in Germany: http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?catId=375&langId=en

Greece

  1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets11

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

3,046,000

3,403,000

-450,000

% Employment

66.5 %

59.9 %

70 %

% Early leavers from education and training

14.8

13.1

9.7

  1. Key social trends

  2. Greece

    EU-27

    AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

    31.0

    24.2

    Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

    2011

    21.4

    16.9

    Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

    2011

    15.2

    8.8

    Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

    2011

    11.8

    10.0

    Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

    2011

    59.9

    68.6

    Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

    2011

    17.6

    9.3

    Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

    2011

    50.1

    44.4

    Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

    2011

    44.4

    21.3

    Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

    2011

    30.4

    27.0

    Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

    2010

    73.5

    92.3

    NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

    2011

    17.4

    12.9

    Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

    2011

    13.1

    13.5

    Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

    2011

    2.4

    8.9

    Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

    Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

    High qualification

    22.0

    19.7

    Medium qualification

    15.9

    4.8

    Low qualification

    -24.4

    -20.1

    Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

    2010

    149

    131.9

    2030

    143.3

    131.4

    Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

    (Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

    2010

    31

    28.4

    2030

    41.6

    42.4

    Total dependency ratio %

    People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

    (Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

    2010

    62.5

    63.2

    2030

    73.9

    77.8

    % of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

    2005

    4.09

    5.41

    % GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

    2010

    29.1

    29.4

  3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Development of human resources

2 260 000 000

398 823 845

2 658 823 845

  • Education and lifelong learning

1 440 000 000

254 117 722

1 694 117 722

  • Reform of public administration

505 000 000

89 117 648

594 117 648

  • National contingency reserve

158 800 403

28 023 601

186 824 004

Total

4 363 800 403

770 082 816

5 133 883 219

(28/11/2011)

  • Further information

Hungary

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets12

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

7,794,000

3,051,000

-450,000

% Employment

61.9

60.7

75

% Early leavers from education and training

11.7

11.2

10

2. Key social trends

Hungary

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

31.0

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

13.8

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

23.1

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

12.1

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

60.7

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

10.9

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment, age bracket 20-64 (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

48.3

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

26.1

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

39.6

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

94.5

92.4 (2010)

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

13.3

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

11.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

2.7

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

25.9

19.7

Medium qualification

-2.2

4.8

Low qualification

-13.2

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

161.5

131.9

2030

141

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

26.6

28.4

2030

36.5

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

59.5

63.2

2030

67

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.12

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

22.5

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Social renewal

3 482 518 044

614 562 011

4 097 080 055

  • State reform

146 570 507

25 865 384

172 435 891

Total

3 629 088 551

640 427 395

4 269 515 946

  • Further information

Ireland

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets13

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

1,050,000

1,335,000 (2010)

-186,000 by 2016

% Employment

72.3

63.8

69-71

% Early leavers from education and training

11.3

10.6

8

Ireland

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

29.9

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2010

16.1

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2010

7.5

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2010

22.9

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

63.8

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

14.4

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (age 20-64) (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

61.3

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

29.1

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

37.6

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

98.5

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

18.4

12.9

Early school leaving (age 18-24) % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

10.6

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

6.8

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

16.8

19.7

Medium qualification

13.2

4.8

Low qualification

-30.2

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

146.1

131.9

2030

140.9

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

18.8

28.4

2030

31.4

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

64.2

63.2

2030

77.6

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

6.5

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

28.3

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Up skilling the workforce

224 137 158

224 137 158

448 274 316

  • Activation and participation of groups outside the workforce

147 551 417

147 551 417

295 102 834

  • Technical assistance

3 673 795

3 673 795

7 347 590

Total

375 362 370

375 362 370

750 724 740

(14/03/2012)

4. Further information

Italy

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets14

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

15,099,000

17,112,000

-2,200,000

% Employment

63.0

61.2

67-69

% Early leavers from education and training

19.7

18.2

15-16

2. Key social trends

Italy

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

28.2

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

19.6

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

11.2

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

10.4

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

61.2

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

8.1

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (age 20-64) (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

52.6

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

29.1

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

32.2

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

97.1

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

19.8

12.9

Early school leaving % (age 18-24) (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

18.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

5.7

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

21.6

19.7

Medium qualification

13.1

4.8

Low qualification

-18.2

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

164.8

131.9

2030

151.0

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

30.8

25.9

2030

45.1

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

64.4

63.2

2030

75.3

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

4.7

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

29.9

29.4

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Adaptability

1 048 651 706

1 362 982 073

2 411 633 779

  • Employability

2 374 855 825

2 824 945 992

5 199 801 817

  • Social inclusion

597 207 021

757 960 349

1 355 167 370

  • Human capital

2 321 712 515

2 705 914 191

5 027 626 706

  • Transnational and transregional activities

177 934 587

232 917 421

410 852 008

  • Capacity-building (convergence regions only)

180 543 273

207 334 640

387 877 913

  • Technical assistance

237 102 969

290 920 515

528 023 484

Total

6 938 007 896

8 382 975 181

15 320 983 077

  • Further information

Latvia

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets15

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

757,000

829,000

-121,000

% Employment

75.8%

66.3 %

73 %

% Early leavers from education and training

15.5%

11.8%

13.4%

2. Key social trends

Latvia

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

40.4

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

19.1

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

31.4

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

12.6

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

66.3

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

16.1

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

55.9

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

31

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

44.6

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

88.1

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

15.7

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

11.8

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

5.0

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

23.7

19.7

Medium qualification

-6.4

4.8

Low qualification

36.0

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

138.4

131.9

2030

114.9

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

27.6

28.4

2030

39.7

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

59.4

63.2

2030

70.8

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2010

5.01

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

17.8

29.4

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Higher education and science

116 855 553

13 400 616

130 256 169

  • Education and skills

127 788 577

18 302 385

146 090 962

  • Promotion of employment and health at work

249 273 032

66 241 016

315 514 048

  • Promotion of social inclusion

48 014 823

3 576 560

51 591 383

  • Administrative capacity-building

22 891 015

1 380 079

24 271 094

  • Technical assistance

18 280 717

0

18 280 717

Total

583 103 717

102 900 656

686 004 373

(21/12/2011)

  • Further information

Lithuania

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets16

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

928,000

1,080,000

-170,000

% Employment

72.0

67.0

72.8

% Early leavers from education and training

7.4

7.9

8.9

2. Key social trends

Lithuania

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

33.4

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

20.0

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

18.5

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

12.3

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

67.0

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

15.3

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

52.8

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

32.2

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

33.4

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

78.3

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

12.5

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

7.9

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

5.9

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

-9.0

19.7

Medium qualification

17.2

4.8

Low qualification

4.9

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

146

131.9

2030

134

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

26.1

28.4

2030

39.2

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

61.7

63.2

2030

76.0

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.64

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

18.3

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • High quality employment and social inclusion

418 991 307

79 543 080

498 534 387

  • Lifelong learning

218 443 103

38 548 783

256 991 886

  • Increasing the competence of researchers and scientists

118 006 500

20 852 641

138 859 141

  • Administrative capacity-building and increasing efficiency of public administration

162 146 821

28 614 145

190 760 966

  • Technical assistance for the development of human resources programme

110 718 996

13 907 245

124 626 241

Total

1 028 306 727

181 465 894

1 209 772 621

  • Further information

Luxembourg

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets17

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

72,000

84,000

New target: reduce people at risk of poverty and social exclusion by 6000 by 2020

% Employment

68.8

70.1

73

% Early leavers from education and training

13.4

6.2

10

2. Key social trends

Luxembourg

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

16.8

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

13.6

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

1.2

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

5.8

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

70.1

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

4.8

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

29.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

16.8

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

21.7

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

94.6

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

4.7

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

6.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

13.6

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

29.9

19.7

Medium qualification

16.4

4.8

Low qualification

-30.7

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

125.0

131.9

2030

139.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

22.3

28.4

2030

33.2

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

60.1

63.2

2030

69.6

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009: EU average 5.41 refers to 2009

LU value for 2009 is missing

LU value for 2007 is 3.15

(3.15 is for 2007)

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

22.3

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National/Regional counterpart

Total funding

  • Improving access to sustainable employment

9 693 568

9 693 568

19 387 136

  • Increasing the adaptability of workers and businesses

9 693 568

9 693 568

19 387 136

  • Reinforcing human capital

4 846 783

4 846 783

9 693 566

  • Technical assistance and evaluation

1 009 747

1 009 747

2 019 494

Total

25 243 666

25 243 666

50 487 332

  • Further information

Malta

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets18

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

80,000

88,000

-6,560

% Employment

59.1

61.5

62.9

% Early leavers from education and training

38.1

33.5

29

2. Key social trends

Malta

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

21.4

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

15.4

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

6.3

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

8.3

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

61.5

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

5.7

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

51.0

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

13.7

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

25.8

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

89.0

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

10.6

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

33.5

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

6.6

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

22.5

19.7

Medium qualification

36.1

4.8

Low qualification

-20.2

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

157.4

131.9

2030

148.3

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

24.1

28.4

2030

42.9

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

59.3

63.2

2030

76.8

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.46

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

19.6

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Improving education and skills

31 790 000

5 610 000

37 400 000

  • Investing in the employability and adaptability of the workforce

26 345 750

4 649 250

30 995 000

  • Promoting an equal and
    inclusive labour market

31 365 000

5 535 000

36 900 000

  • Strengthening of institutional and administrative capacity

18 194 250

3 210 750

21 405 000

  • Technical assistance

4 305 000

759 705

5 064 705

Total

112 000 000

19 764 705

131 764 705

  • Further information

Netherlands

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets19

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

2,432,000

2,598,000

-100,000

% Employment

78.9

77.0

80

% Early leavers from education and training

11.4

9.1

8

Netherlands

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

15.7

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

11.0

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

2.5

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

8.7

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

77

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

4.0

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

37.6

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

7.6

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

18

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

99.6

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

3.8

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

9.1

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

16.7

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

26.1

19.7

Medium qualification

-1.8

4.8

Low qualification

-11.1

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report", http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/publications/european_economy/2012/2012-ageing-report_en.htm)

2010

103.1

131.9

2030

117.3

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

25.3

28.4

2030

44.7

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

64.0

63.2

2030

84.1

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.94

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

30.2

28.2

2. Key social trends European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Increasing labour supply

219 200 657

328 800 986

548 001 643

  • Promoting an inclusive labour market

202 600 602

303 900 903

506 501 505

  • Increasing adaptability and investment in human capital

375 001 369

463 927 868

838 929 237

  • Technical assistance

33 200 109

33 200 109

66 400 218

Total

830 002 737

1 129 829 866

1 959 832 603

  • Further information

Poland

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets20

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

11,491,000

10,196,000

-1,500,000

% Employment

65.0

64.8

71

% Early leavers from education and training

5.0

5.6

4.5

Poland

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

27.2

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

17.7

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

13.0

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

6.9

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

64.8

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

9.5

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

37.9

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

25.8

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

29.8

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

76.3

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

11.6

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

5.6

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

4.5

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

26.7

19.7

Medium qualification

-13.7

4.8

Low qualification

-3.6

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

134.5

131.9

2030

142.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

20.9

28.4

2030

38.8

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

54.2

63.2

2030

71.6

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.10

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

18.6

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Employment and social integration

430 260 954

75 928 404

506 189 358

  • Adaptability of employees and enterprises, and a healthy workforce

661 310 120

116 701 786

778 011 906

  • High quality of education

855 300 828

150 935 440

1 006 236 268

  • Higher education and science

816 311 813

144 055 026

960 366 839

  • Labour market open for all

519 225 980

91 628 114

610 854 094

  • Technical assistance

1 918 389 821

338 539 380

2 256 929 201

  • Promotion of social integration

1 319 970 145

232 935 908

1 552 906 053

  • Regional human resources

1 350 207 670

238 271 942

1 588 479 612

  • Development of skills and competences in regions

1 447 911 629

255 513 817

1 703 425 446

  • Technical assistance

388 287 040

68 521 242

456 808 282

Total

9 707 176 000

1 713 031 059

11 420 207 059

  • Further information

Portugal

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets21

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

2,757,000

2,601,000

-200,000

% Employment

73.1

69.1

75

% Early leavers from education and training

35.4

23.2

10

Portugal

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

24.4

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

14.5

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

10.7

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

4.5

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

68.6

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

9.3

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

44.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

21.3

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

27.0

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

89.3

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

12.7

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

23.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

11.6

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

18.2

19.7

Medium qualification

40.3

4.8

Low qualification

-14.9

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

119.0

131.9

2030

109.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

29.3

28.4

2030

41.3

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

62.5

63.2

2030

70.6

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.8

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

25.5

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Improving educational qualifications

1 854 833 693

794 928 726

2 649 762 419

  • Adaptability and lifelong learning

2 153 500 000

922 928 571

3 076 428 571

  • Increasing managerial and professional skills

387 600 000

102 536 571

490 136 571

  • Advanced training for competitiveness

718 000 000

126 705 882

844 705 882

  • Supporting entrepreneurship and active employment

463 100 000

198 471 429

661 571 429

  • Citizenship, inclusion and social development

469 907 397

228 528 092

698 435 489

  • Gender equality

43 011 835

18 433 644

61 445 479

  • The Algarve

103 053 862

38 874 057

141 927 919

  • Lisbon

180 602 280

176 319 222

356 921 502

  • Madeira

125 378 798

31 146 171

156 524 969

  • Acores

190 000 000

36 352 942

226 352 942

  • Technical assistance

154 400 000

27 247 060

181 647 060

Total

6 843 387 865

2 702 472 367

9 545 860 232

  • Further information

Romania

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets22

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

9,418,000

8,630,000

-580,000

% Employment

64.4

62.8

70

% Early leavers from education and training

15.9

17.5

11.3

2. Key social trends

Romania

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

40.3

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

22.2

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

29.4

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

6.7

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

68.6

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

9.3

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

44.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

21.3

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

27.0

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

85.3

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

14.4

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

11.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

7.5

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

33.3

19.7

Medium qualification

13.9

4.8

Low qualification

-18.3

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

105.3

131.9

2030

103.2

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

21

28.4

2030

34

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

58.8

63.2

2030

71.9

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

7.98

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

21.3

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Operational Programmes

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Human Resources Development

3 476 144 996

627 191 882

4 103 336 878

  • Administrative Capacity Development

208 002 622

36 706 345

244 708 967

Total

3 684 147 618

663 898 227

4 348 045 845

  • Further information

European Social Fund actions in Romania: http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?catId=395&langId=en

Slovakia

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets23

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

1,111,000

1,112,000

-170,000

% Employment

68.8

65.1

72%

% Early leavers from education and training

6.0

5

6%

Slovakia

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

20.6

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

13.0

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

10.6

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

7.6

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

65.1

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

13.1

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

69.2

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

33.2

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

26.0

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

77.5

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

13.8

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

5.0

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

3.9

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

39.2

19.7

Medium qualification

-1.5

4.8

Low qualification

-14.8

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

133.7

131.9

2030

136.5

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

18.7

28.4

2030

34.5

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

52.1

63.2

2030

66.6

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

4.09

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

18.0

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Operational Programme

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • OP Employment and social inclusion

881 801 578

155 612 045

1 037413 623

  • OP Education

617 801 578

109 023 811

726 825 389

Total

1 499 603 156

264 635 856

1 764 239 012

  • Further information

Slovenia

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets24

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

361,000

386,000

-40,000

% Employment

73.0

68.4

75

% Early leavers from education and training

5.1

5.0

5

Slovenia

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

19.3

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

13.6

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

6.1

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

7.6

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

68.4

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

8.3

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

44.9

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

15.7

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

17.3

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

92.9

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

7.1

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

4.2

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

15.9

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

25.5

19.7

Medium qualification

-5.7

4.8

Low qualification

-15.6

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

114.4

131.9

2030

124.1

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

25.6

28.4

2030

43.0

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

55.4

63.2

2030

76.3

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.7

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

24.3

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Promoting entrepreneurship and adaptability

262 114 965

46 255 583

308 370 548

  • Promoting employability of job-seekers and the inactive

140 018 678

24 709 179

164 727 857

  • Human resource development and lifelong learning

164 661 965

29 057 995

193 719 960

  • Equal opportunities and reinforcing social inclusion

63 848 517

11 267 386

75 115 903

  • Institutional and administrative capacity

97 051 506

17 126 737

114 178 243

  • Technical assistance

28 003 739

4 941 838

32 945 577

Total

755 699 370

133 358 718

889 058 088

4. Further information

Spain

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets25

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

10,340,000

12,371,000

-1.4 to 1.5 million

% Employment

68.3

61.6

74

% Early leavers from education and training

31.9

26.5

15

Spain

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

27.0

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

21.8

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

3.9

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

12.2

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

61.6

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

21.1

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

42.3

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

46.4

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

30.6

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

99.4

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

18.5

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

26,5

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

10,8

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

26.2

19.7

Medium qualification

32.2

4.8

Low qualification

-32.2

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

150.2

131.9

2030

114

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

26.8

28.4

2030

39.1

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

58.2

63.2

2030

69.5

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5,01

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

25.2

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Improving adaptability of workers, employers and enterprises

2 207 669 944

917 904 873

3 125 574 817

  • Enhancing employability, social inclusion and equal opportunities

4 474 859 732

1 858 094 845

6 332 954 577

  • Improving human capital

1 143 652 056

487 037 553

1 630 689 609

  • Promoting transnational and inter-regional co-operation

112 673 018

52 013 865

164 686 883

  • Technical assistance

118 7474 072

53 434 415

171 908 487

Total

8 057 328 822

3 368 485 551

11 425 814 373

4. Further information

European Social Fund actions in Spain: http://ec.europa.eu/esf/main.jsp?catId=378&langId=en

Sweden

  • Progress towards Europe 2020 targets26

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

1,367,000

1,538,000

various27

% Employment

80.4

80

80%

% Early leavers from education and training

7.9

6.7

10%

2. Key social trends

Sweden

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

16.1

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

14.0

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

1.2

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

6.8

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

80.0

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

6.6

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

21.8

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

22.9

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

15.9

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2011

95.3

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

7.5

12.9

Early school leaving % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

6.7

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

25.0

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

9.0

19.7

Medium qualification

5.6

4.8

Low qualification

4.0

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

110.0

131.9

2030

115.0

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

31.3

28.4

2030

41.6

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

71.2

63.2

2030

85.1

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

7.3

5.4

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

29.9

28.2

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

Priority axis

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • Skills supply

199 166 733

199 166 733

398 333 466

  • Increased labour supply

464 722 379

464 722 379

929 444 758

  • Technical assistance

27 662 046

27 662 046

55 324 092

Total

691 551 158

691 551 158

1 383 102 316

4. Further information

United Kingdom

1. Progress towards Europe 2020 targets28

2008

2011

National 2020 Target

At risk of poverty or social exclusion (AROPE)

14,069,000

14,044,000

See below

% Employment

75.2

73.6

none

% Early leavers from education and training

17.0

15

none

Current level

Reference period

National 2020 Target

2020 poverty and social exclusion target

Relative low income: proportion of children who live in households where income is less than 60 per cent of median household income before housing cost for the financial year.

18 per cent

2010-2011

Less than 10 per cent by 2020-21

Absolute low income: proportion of children who live in households where income is less than 60 per cent of median income before housing costs for 2010-11 adjusted for prices.

11 per cent29

2010-2011

Less than 5 per cent by 2020-21

United Kingdom

EU-27

AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

22.7

24.2

Persons at-risk-of-poverty after social transfers (Eurostat code ilc_li02)

2011

16.2

16.9

Severe material deprivation (Eurostat code ilc_mddd11)

2011

5.1

8.8

Low work intensity (Eurostat code ilc_lvhl11)

2011

11.5

10.0

Employment rate (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_ergan)

2011

73.6

68.6

Unemployment (age 20-64) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

7.0

9.3

Long term unemployment (> 12 months); % of total unemployment (age 20-64)(Eurostat code lfsa_upgal)

2011

36.4

44.4

Youth unemployment (age 15-24) % (Eurostat code lfsa_urgan)

2011

21.1

21.3

Child (0-18) AROPE % (Eurostat code ilc_peps01)

2011

26.9

27.0

Participation in early childhood education % (Eurostat code tps00179 )

2010

96.7

92.3

NEET (aged 15-24, not in employment, education or training) % (Eurostat code edat_lfse_20 )

2011

14.3

12.9

Early school leaving (age 18-24) % (Eurostat code t2020_40 )

2011

15

13.5

Adult participation in lifelong learning % (Eurostat code tsdsc440)

2011

15.8

8.9

Skills for future labour markets (Source: "Rethinking education")

Projected change in employment 2010-2020 in %

High qualification

19.4

19.7

Medium qualification

15.7

4.8

Low qualification

-44.4

-20.1

Economic dependency ratio % Inactive/active (Calculated from "The 2012 Ageing report")

2010

117.4

131.9

2030

126.2

131.4

Old-age dependency ratio % People >65/working age population

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p )

2010

27.7

28.4

2030

39.0

42.4

Total dependency ratio %

People <=15 + people >= 65 / working age population)

(Calculated from: Eurostat, 2010 Population projection - code proj_10c2150p)

2010

67.4

63.2

2030

82.3

77.8

% of GDP on education and training (Eurostat code edu_figdp)

2009

5.67

5.41

% GDP on social protection (Eurostat code spr_exp_gdp)

2010

27.1

28.2

2. Key social trends

3. European Social Fund (ESF) financial support in 2007-2013 (Euro)

National Programmes

Community funding

National counterpart

Total funding

  • England and Gibraltar

3 089 886 379

2 958 930 420

6 048 816 799

  • Northern Ireland

165 777 300

248 655 950

414 433 250

  • Scotland

322 071 137

356 544 659

678 615 796

  • Wales

897 182 912

556 252 254

1 453 435 166

Total

4 474 917 728

4 120 383 283

8 595 301 011

  • Further information

27 :

Reduction of the % of women and men who are not in the labour force (except full-time students), the long-term unemployed or those on long-term sick leave to well under 14% by 2020

29 :

Currently measured relative to median equivalised net household income before housing costs for 1998-99, adjusted for prices.


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