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6367: RECORD NUMBERS NOW AT WORK IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

Thursday 10 January 2019
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The number of people at work in the European Union at the end of 2018 was the highest ever on record.

239 million people were in jobs across the EU with 158 million working in the Euro currency zone.

Malta recorded the highest employment growth in 2018 of 4.9 per cent with Ireland fourth on 3.4 per cent.

Grace Bolton of the EU Commission office in Dublin says the European Union is continuing to bounce back from the financial crash of 2008.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 13 seconds | Outwords: the top four