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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Statistic Austria: Increase in part-time, decrease in full-time jobs in Q4 2012; labor market situation a little worse than in 2011

Increase in part-time, decrease in full-time jobs in Q4 2012; labor market situation a little worse than in 2011 According to Statistics Austria, the number of employed increased to a total of 4.182 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 (4.162 million in the fourth quarter of 2011). The rise in the fourth quarter in […]

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Police are looking for young talents

The Vienna police are once again looking for young talents. 500 recruits are needed in order to meet the personnel requirements. There will be 1,000 more police officers until 2015. Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner (ÖVP) stated last year that none of the Austrian states has problems with recruiting. There have never been more police officers […]

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Temporary workers can acquire vocational qualification

Metal workers, chefs, carpenters, trained retail salespeople, IT technicians and builders, these are professions where it is possible to acquire a vocational qualification which will provide more credentials to the workers.. Adult education centres (Volkshochschule) in Burgenland are conducting the project for the help of the workers. The temporary worker has welcomed this project and […]

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Immigration to Austria has to be legal

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbenga Ashiru, has assured Nigerians living in Austria without legal documents that their cases would be treated with due process by their host country in conjunction with the Nigerian Embassy before they may be deported. Meanwhile, Ashiru’s assurance is coming on the heels of protests by immigrants in Austria who on Sunday began […]

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European Human Rights Court rules against the petition of a woman to adopt her female partner’s biological child

This welcome decision must prompt the Austrian government to shake up its thinking and its laws. John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Director for Europe and Central Asia. This was observed after an European Court of Human Rights ruling that Austria discriminated against a woman by refusing to consider her request to adopt her female partner’s biological child, […]

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Austrians are content and happy with their life

A recent survey concluded that most of the Austrian people are happy with their current life and some of them are very optimistic about their future. Most of the people that are happy are between ages of 17-29. The high salary of professionals and the international standard quality of life is one more reason for […]

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Green Globe Re-certification for Seminar Hotel Retter, Styria, Austria

Green Globe announced re-certification of the four star Seminar Hotel Retter in Styria in Austria. The hotel has continuously proven it’s sustainable tourism by integrating environmentally-friendly and ethical practices into its main stream business operations and management. Hotel holds the prestigious Green Globe certification and the Austrian Environmental Seal of Quality certifications simultaneously. “Retter stands […]

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IT & Consulting Services in Austria

About 1800 participants took part in the 10th anniversary celebration of the Austrian IT Consultant, Professional Association of Management Consulting and IT. Seminars on digital technologies and their effect on today’s life were discussed. Professional Association of Management Consulting and IT is one of the largest and dynamic associations present in Austria. It organizes this event […]

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