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Strict controls behind Denmark's generous unemployment benefits

Latest update : 2018-01-16

By FRANCE 2 , Ellen GAINSFORD

At just 4.2%, Denmark boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, and those looking for work receive up to 90% of their former salary. However, rigorous controls apply to all jobseekers, who have to be active in their search in order to continue receiving these generous benefits. Our France 2 colleagues report, with Ellen Gainsford.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Laura Burloux and Claire Pryde.