Living and working in Europe 2017

Find out what it was like to live and work in Europe

A snapshot of social, employment and work-related developments in the EU in 2017 and the effect they have on citizens living and working across 28 Member States.

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  • The living and working conditions of Europeans are changing. By monitoring the latest developments and providing timely, in-depth analysis and information in these areas to EU-level institutions, national governments and social partners, Eurofound aims to support the EU agenda by providing knowledge to improve the quality of life and work in Europe.

    This short video presents what we do, and why we do it.

Surveys

Eurofound carries out three pan-European surveys. The surveys offer a unique source of comparative information on the quality of living and working conditions across the EU.

Observatories

Eurofound has three observatories, which draw extensively on the work of Eurofound's network of European correspondents, as well as other research activities.