Austria Immigration Statistics – an overview

The Austrian Statistics Center reported on Wednesday that on January 1, 2013, there were 8,451,860 people living in Austria. This account to 0.52 percent or 43,739 more people than at the beginning of 2012. This increase is claimed to be due to more immigration. In January, around 11.9 percent of people living in Austria were […]

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Political will and big spending put Austrians to work

Sebastian Liedl is 17, and in half a year will be a fully qualified employee at the Austrian steel group Voestalpine, where he can look forward to a starting monthly wage of about 2,000 euros ($2,600). Unlike his contemporaries in Greece, Spain or Portugal, Liedl has never feared unemployment. He always knew he wanted to […]

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