In 2017, the employment rate of persons in the EU aged 20-64 years ranged from 63.0% among migrants born outside the EU, through 73.0% among the native-born population, to 75.4% recorded for migrants born in a different EU Member State, Eurostat informs.
For migrants born outside the EU, the employment rate was highest (79.4%) in the Czech Republic, followed by Romania (76.3%), Portugal (74.5%) and Poland (73.0%).
Among EU Member States, the United Kingdom reported the highest employment rate for migrants born in a different EU Member State (83.6%), closely followed by Portugal (82.7%), Sweden (80.7%) and Estonia (80.2%).
The highest employment rates for the native-born population were recorded in Sweden (85.5%), Germany (81.6%) and the Netherlands (80.5%).
In contrast, Greece recorded the lowest employment rates for the native-born population (58.1%) and for migrants born elsewhere in the EU (56.1%), while Belgium had the lowest employment rate for migrants born outside the EU (52.0%).