This section provides relevant information and links about Austria for those wishing to move there. In addition there are a number of blogs linked to which can provide first-hand experience in life in Austria as an expat.
Austria at a glance
|Population:||8,217,280 (July 2011 est.)|
|Major cities – population:||VIENNA (capital) 1.693 million (2009)|
|Languages:||German (official nationwide) 88.6%, Turkish 2.3%, Serbian 2.2%, Croatian (official in Burgenland) 1.6%, other (includes Slovene, official in Carinthia, and Hungarian, official in Burgenland) 5.3% (2001 census)|
|Labour force – by occupation:||agriculture: 5.5%
services: 67% (2009 est.)
|Unemployment rate:||4.4% (2010 est.)|
|Internet users:||6.143 million (2009)|
HELP-Service for Foreign Citizens – The Austrian government agency’s help site for information which is necessary for living and working in Austria. In English, German is also available.
Blog about life in Vienna/Austria, as well as interests such as wine, football, politics, green issues, and history.
Gabe in Austria
About life in Vienna as a student.
The goal is to live in a small Austrian village with my Austrian wife and our 3 yr old while learning everything about this beautiful corner of the world.
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