Why Young People Are Part-Time Employed in Europe

Education is the main reason for part-time employment among the youth in Europe with 41.4% of people aged 15-29 years working part time due to this reason. Denmark is the leader in this regard as 78.4% of its young population is employed part time because of education and it keeps its leading position through the years.

Moreover, this share increases to 84.1% when regarding younger part of the cohort under consideration, namely, people aged 15-24.