Low job security and low pay are why there was a huge exodus in 2014-15 when tens of thousands of young Kosovo Albanians migrated illegally to European Union countries.

Kosovars from the city of Pristina walk on a street in Belgrade. Once in Serbia, the Kosovans first take buses to Subotica, the nearest city to the Hungarian border, then take taxis to the border and walk into Hungary.
Kosovars from the city of Pristina walk on a street in Belgrade. Once in Serbia, the Kosovans first take buses to Subotica, the nearest city to the Hungarian border, then take taxis to the border and walk into Hungary. ( AA )

Kosovo has the youngest population in Europe, with more than half under 25-years-old. 

But youth unemployment is around 57 percent. 

Low job security and low pay are why there was a huge exodus in 2014-15 when tens of thousands of young Kosovo Albanians migrated illegally to European Union countries.  

And as TRT World's Iolo ap Dafydd reports, leaving Kosovo is still an ambition for many.

Source: TRT World