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ESF Synthesis Report of Annual Implementation Reports 2019



In the 2014-2020 programming period, the European Social Fund (ESF) is structured into 187 ESF Operational Programmes, adopted by the 28 Member States.


The present report provides a summary of monitoring information reported by Managing Authorities (MAs) of ESF OPs in their Annual Implementation Reports submitted by December 1, 2020. It covers both the measures implemented under the ESF and the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI). This reporting cycle covers 2019, and aggregates 2014-2019 implementation data, presenting the main achievements (by end 2019):


> 4.5 million participants found a job.
> 5.5 million participants gained a qualification.
> 0.8 million participants are engaged in job-searching.
> 1.8 million participants are in education or training.
> 4.1 million disadvantaged participants achieved one of these positive results.


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Last modification date: 6/5/2021