TIRANA, January 24
The Albanian male labour force ranks fourth in Europe in terms of health conditions. According to the latest report issued by the European Commission concerning labour conditions in the European member countries and candidate countries during 2015. Only Switzerland, Greece, and Cyprus rank ahead of Albania.
Nine out of ten Albanian men declared good or very good conditions while the EU average is eight out of ten employees.
Meanwhile, the female workforce ranks below in the list, as eight out of ten women reported good or very good health, yet they show better health conditions compared to other European countries
According to the report, the health condition is a strong factor that defines participation in the workforce.
On the other hand, workers in Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Italy, Portugal, and Serbia.
Despite the fact that Albanian workers show good physical health, they aren’t optimistic and in good mood. Another index included in the report, subjective well-being by the World Health Organization, which measures positive humour, vitality and general interest shows that Albania has the lowest ranking both for male and female workforce. Based on the report, the average subjective well-being is over 65 points, while Albania has 60 points.
News Source: Monitor
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