The data from the German Institute of Economics (IW) is exciting. W Germany More than 18 thousand are already missing social educators and the situation does not appear to be changing any time soon. An equally big problem concerns geriatric nurses (17900) and nurses (16700).
But what if There will also be a shortage of drivers? According to IW research, only 13.6 percent of drivers in the country are under the age of 35. The average for all employees with Social Security contributions is 29.3 percent. So there is a danger of that at some point There will be a shortage of workers in this sector.
So far, 6,700 drivers are missing behind our western border. Electricians (15,500), plumbers, and heating and air-conditioning technicians (13,200) were also included in the list of 15 in-demand occupations.
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It wasn’t that bad yet
However, the Institute’s data go further and allow us to conclude that the Germans are in danger of a real collapse in the labor market. According to Germany’s Federal Employment Agency There is a shortage of staff in dozens of professions.
– together Currently, approximately 1.2 million employees are requiredDetlev Scheele, the agency’s head, told Welt am Sonntag that two-thirds of them are skilled workers. Therefore, there is a shortage of “skilled” workers in as many as 70 industries.
What should be done to prevent the expected disaster? Experts agree that there will be an increase in the immigration of qualified foreign workers.
Markus Gerger, Managing Director of the Federal Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (BVMW) noted in an interview that Germany really needs a targeted migration of skilled. employees.
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