More than 40% of Ukrainian refugees were able to find work in Estonia
According to the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia, 44% of Ukrainian refugees aged 20-64 were able to find employment in the country.
This is reported by “European Truth” with reference to ERR.
It is noted that the share of refugees who got a job in Estonia is much higher than the average for the European Union (30%).
At the same time, as noted in the ministry, the high level of education of refugees does not guarantee them a job that corresponds to their qualifications. The problem lies in insufficient knowledge of languages and lack of opportunities to care for refugee children.
The majority of Ukrainian refugees have been working for more than two hundred days.
Currently, more than 40,000 people are under temporary protection in Estonia, 58% of whom are of working age.
Earlier, European Commissioner for Internal Affairs Ylva Johansson reported that almost 700,000 Ukrainian refugees have jobs, and another 450,000 children are currently studying in schools and universities across the EU.