[QODLink]
Europe

A mass exodus from Macedonia

Many young people leave Macedonia for work, despite assurances that the economy is improving.

Last Modified: 19 May 2013 18:06
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

A third of workers in Macedonia are unemployed and ten percent of the country's population have left in the last decade.

Despite government assurances that the economy will improve, parents still advise their children to head to different countries after graduating for the chance of a better life.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Potter reports.

53

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
US lawyers say poor translations of election materials disenfranchise Native voters.
US drones in Pakistan have killed thousands since 2004. How have leaders defended or decried these deadly planes?
Residents count the cost of violence after black American teenager shot dead by white Missouri police officer.
EU's poorest member state is struggling to cope with an influx of mostly war-weary Syrian refugees.
Study says tipping point reached as poachers kill 7 percent of African elephants annually; birth rate is 5 percent.
join our mailing list