Thursday

5th May 2016

Ticker

Over half of Belgian immigrants not registered for work

More than half of Belgium's non-EU immigrants are not registered to work, according to a report published Tuesday by the country's national bank. The report found that 45% of immigrants were in work, the lowest in Europe, way below the 58% average. Immigrants make up 14% of the Belgian population.

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