The future of work in Denmark and the EU

With the European Parliament elections in June, and skilled labour shortages being felt across the EU, political debate on the future of work and migration has intensified. Here, Kathrine Richter, EP candidate for the pan-European political party Volt, talks about whether Denmark is doing enough to reform its labour market and compete with other member states to attract foreign professionals.

Photo: Giuseppe Liverino/Visit Copenhagen

In Denmark, like in many other European countries, the national demographic is changing due to an aging population and low birth rates. Today, one in twenty Danes is at least 80 years old, but by 2050 the figure will increase to one in ten, according to a 2023 analysis by Dansk Industri. With these changes […]

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