Investment climate; market competition international comparison 1990-2011

Investment climate; market competition international comparison 1990-2011

Countries Periods Employment protection legislation Kinds of dismissal, total (scale 0-6) Employment protection legislation With respect to individual dismissal (scale 0-6) Employment protection legislation With respect to temporary contracts (scale 0-6) Employment protection legislation With respect to collective dismissal (scale 0-6)
Australia 2011 . . . .
Austria 2011 . . . .
Belgium 2011 . . . .
Canada 2011 . . . .
Czech Republic 2011 . . . .
Denmark 2011 . . . .
Finland 2011 . . . .
France 2011 . . . .
Germany 2011 . . . .
Hungary 2011 . . . .
Ireland 2011 . . . .
Italy 2011 . . . .
Japan 2011 . . . .
The Netherlands 2011 . . . .
Poland 2011 . . . .
South Korea 2011 . . . .
Spain 2011 . . . .
Sweden 2011 . . . .
United Kingdom 2011 . . . .
United States 2011 . . . .
EU-15 2011 . . . .
EU-25 2011 . . . .
EU-27 2011 . . . .
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table gives an indication of the market competition and an overview of legislation, other government measures and barriers that (could) influence market competition for the Netherlands and a dedicated group of benchmark countries. These indicators provide information on mark-up, employment protection legislation, public procurement and state support. For the investment climate it is important that market competition (nationally and internationally) is obstructed as little as possible by legislation or other barriers which make it difficult for enterprises to enter the market.

Note:
Internationally harmonized definitions are used to compare the figures presented internationally. These definitions sometimes differ from definitions used by Statistics Netherlands. The figures in this table could differ from Dutch figures presented elsewhere on the website of Statistics Netherlands.

Data available from: 1990 up to 2011.

Status of the figures:
The external sources of these data frequently supply adjusted figures on preceding periods. These adjusted data are not mentioned as such in the table.

Changes as of 22 December 2017:
No, table is stopped.

When will new figures be published?
Not.

Description topics

Employment protection legislation
The extent to which employees have rights and are protected, among others, against dismissal. In this table, employee protection is a combined indicator, composed of:
- employee protection upon individual dismissal (for 5/12 part);
- employee protection upon collective dismissal (for 2/12 part);
- regulation of temporary employment contracts (for 5/12 part).
The score ranges from 0 to 6, where a higher figure indicates better protection. The figures for this indicator are available up to and including 2003. For alternative figures see the topics 'firing costs' and 'difficulty of firing index' in this table.

Sources: OECD, Employment Outlook 2004; OECD.STAT Employment Protection Legislation.
Kinds of dismissal, total
With respect to individual dismissal
With respect to temporary contracts
With respect to collective dismissal