Over the past few years the labour demographic has changed significally. The European Labour Market is deteriorating because of the economic downturn, it declines in both areas of agriculture and industry, and this could be linked to the fact that there has been an increase in migration. It also could be that the industry sector is moving to third world countries because of the cheaper labour prices. In Europe the GDP is in construction, investment export and imports. Europe’s Employment potential is 75%, the Lisbon Treaty attempts to change this. Europe’s inflexibility is the reason behind the high unemployment. Demographic changes in Europe have led to an ageing workforce. The portion of women labour force has increased by 17.1%. Skilled migration is important for many countries today as Europe has been hit by the sending and receiving of migrants workers. The unemployment rate in the EU has increased to 9.9%. Demographic changes in Europe have led to an ageing workforce. The prime age of the European workforce is between the ages 25-54. The biggest problem with unemployment in Europe is the inability to manage the structural transformation in the labour market. Prevention to help stop early schools leavers in Europe. This is to benefit people when they are preparing to seek work. There are more education opportunities. By 2025 Europe will have global importance around the world.