Belgium’s employment recovery among the slowest in Europe
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
While Belgium’s labour market recovery is gradually improving as the coronavirus pandemic seemingly nears its end amid vaccine rollouts, it remains one of the slowest in Europe, American worldwide employment website Indeed said on Wednesday.
The number of job offers has been gradually increasing since the end of November, when there were 29% fewer job offers than in February 2020.
“Despite a recovery that seems to be underway, Belgium still remains at the bottom of the European league,” Indeed said.
“At the end of April, the number of job postings was ‘only’ 17.5% lower than before [the pandemic].”
After the first week of May, the difference narrowed further to 15.4%.