Labour participation; young people

Labour participation; young people

Sex Age Formal Education Periods Labour force and not in the labour force (x 1 000) Labour force Labour force (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Employed labour force (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Employee Employee (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Employee Permanent employee (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Employee Flexible employee (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Self-employed person Self-employed person (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Self-employed person Self-employed without employees (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Self-employed person Self-employed with employees (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Self-employed person Contributing family worker (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Professional status Professional status is unknown (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time Part-time (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time Less than 20 working hours a week Less than 20 working hours a week (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time Less than 20 working hours a week Less than 12 working hours a week (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time Less than 20 working hours a week 12 to 19 working hours a week (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time 20 to 34 working hours a week 20 to 34 working hours a week (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time 20 to 34 working hours a week 20 to 27 working hours a week (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Part-time 20 to 34 working hours a week 28 to 34 working hours a week (x 1 000) Labour force Employed labour force Working hours Full-time (x 1 000) Labour force Unemployed labour force (x 1 000) Labour force Unemployment rate (%) Not in the labour force (x 1 000) Gross labour participation rate (%) Net labour participation rate (%)
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 2,125 1,422 1,287 1,212 419 793 75 68 4 3 0 1,002 748 564 184 254 119 135 285 135 9.5 703 66.9 60.6
Total male and female 15 to 24 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 1,627 1,013 908 864 213 651 43 41 1 2 0 831 694 532 162 137 72 65 77 106 10.4 614 62.3 55.8
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 498 409 380 348 206 142 32 27 3 1 0 172 55 32 23 117 46 71 208 29 7.2 89 82.2 76.3
Total male and female 15 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 196 85 67 64 8 56 3 3 0 0 0 67 65 61 5 1 1 1 0 18 21.4 110 43.6 34.3
Total male and female 15 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 192 85 67 64 8 55 3 3 0 0 0 66 65 60 5 1 1 1 0 18 21.4 107 44.1 34.6
Total male and female 15 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 3 . .
Total male and female 16 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 202 123 109 104 12 92 4 4 0 0 0 106 101 89 12 6 4 2 3 14 11.6 79 60.9 53.9
Total male and female 16 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 197 120 106 101 12 89 4 4 0 0 0 103 97 86 11 6 4 2 2 14 11.9 78 60.7 53.5
Total male and female 16 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 5 3 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 1 . .
Total male and female 17 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 206 133 118 115 23 92 3 3 0 0 0 115 102 81 20 14 6 7 3 15 11.1 73 64.7 57.5
Total male and female 17 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 198 129 114 111 23 89 3 3 0 0 0 111 98 79 19 13 6 7 3 15 11.4 69 65.2 57.8
Total male and female 17 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 8 4 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 . 4 . .
Total male and female 18 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 210 145 131 127 29 98 4 3 1 0 0 120 101 79 22 19 9 10 11 14 9.8 65 69.1 62.3
Total male and female 18 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 186 128 117 113 26 88 3 3 0 0 0 110 95 75 20 15 7 8 7 11 9.0 58 68.9 62.7
Total male and female 18 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 24 17 14 13 3 10 1 1 1 0 0 11 7 5 2 4 2 1 4 3 . 7 . .
Total male and female 19 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 218 145 132 126 37 89 5 5 0 0 0 115 89 62 28 25 12 14 17 13 9.0 73 66.5 60.5
Total male and female 19 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 180 119 108 104 27 77 3 3 0 0 0 100 83 58 25 17 8 8 8 11 9.3 61 66.1 59.9
Total male and female 19 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 38 26 24 22 10 13 2 2 0 0 0 15 6 4 2 9 3 5 10 2 . 12 68.7 63.4
Total male and female 20 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 221 148 136 129 41 88 7 6 0 0 0 109 78 55 22 31 18 13 27 12 8.4 73 67.1 61.4
Total male and female 20 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 169 108 99 94 24 70 5 4 0 0 0 89 72 52 20 17 11 6 10 9 8.4 61 64.1 58.7
Total male and female 20 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 52 40 37 35 17 18 2 2 0 0 0 20 6 3 3 14 7 7 17 3 8.5 12 76.7 70.2
Total male and female 21 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 221 162 148 139 56 83 9 8 0 0 0 107 72 46 26 35 17 18 41 14 8.8 59 73.3 66.9
Total male and female 21 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 151 103 93 89 28 61 4 4 0 0 0 81 64 42 22 18 10 8 11 10 9.9 48 68.0 61.3
Total male and female 21 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 70 59 55 50 28 22 5 5 0 0 0 26 9 4 5 17 8 10 29 4 6.9 11 84.8 78.9
Total male and female 22 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 218 152 139 130 58 72 9 9 0 0 0 95 57 39 18 38 15 23 44 13 8.3 66 69.5 63.7
Total male and female 22 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 143 88 82 75 23 52 6 6 0 0 0 71 53 38 15 18 9 10 10 7 7.7 54 61.9 57.2
Total male and female 22 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 76 64 58 55 34 20 3 3 0 0 0 24 5 1 3 19 6 13 34 6 9.3 12 83.9 76.1
Total male and female 23 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 216 165 155 140 73 66 15 13 1 0 0 91 48 28 20 43 18 25 64 10 6.2 51 76.4 71.7
Total male and female 23 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 115 74 69 63 22 41 6 6 0 0 0 56 39 22 17 18 9 9 13 5 6.5 41 64.4 60.2
Total male and female 23 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 101 91 86 77 52 25 9 7 1 0 0 35 9 6 3 25 10 16 51 5 5.9 10 90.0 84.7
Total male and female 24 years Total 2020 2nd quarter 217 163 152 137 81 56 15 13 1 1 0 77 35 23 11 42 19 24 75 11 6.6 54 75.2 70.3
Total male and female 24 years In formal education 2020 2nd quarter 97 60 55 50 21 29 5 4 0 1 0 42 28 20 8 14 9 6 12 5 8.5 37 61.6 56.3
Total male and female 24 years Not in formal education 2020 2nd quarter 119 103 97 88 60 27 10 9 1 0 0 35 7 3 4 28 10 18 63 6 5.5 16 86.4 81.6
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table contains quarterly and yearly figures on labour participation of young people in the Netherlands. The population of 15 to 24 years of age (excluding the institutionalized population) is divided into the employed labour force, the unemployed labour force and those not in the labour force. The employed labour force is subdivided on the basis of the professional status and the average working hours. A division by sex, age and whether they are in education is available.

Data available from: 2003

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 14 August 2020:
The quarterly figures for the 2nd quarter 2020 are added.

When will new figures be published?
Each quarter new figures will be published.

Description topics

Labour force and not in the labour force
People who are part of the employed labour force, the unemployed labour force or who are not in the labour force.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Labour force
People
- who have paid work (employed labour force), or
- who don’t have paid work, recently looked for work and are directly available for it (unemployed labour force).

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Labour force
People
- who have paid work (employed labour force), or
- who don’t have paid work, recently looked for work and are directly available for it (unemployed labour force).

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Employed labour force
People who have paid work.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Employed labour force
People who have paid work.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Professional status
Classification of the employed labour force into:
Employee
-  permanent
-  flexible
Self-employed
-  without employees (solo self-employed)
-  with employees
-  contributing family worker

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Employee
A person who makes arrangements in a collective agreement for labour purposes and who is being paid in return.

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Employee
A person who makes arrangements in a collective agreement for labour purposes and who is being paid in return.

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Permanent employee
An employee with an employment contract for an indefinite period and for a fixed number of hours.
When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Flexible employee
An employee with an employment contract for a limited period or a flexible number of hours. Enclosed here are:
-  Temporary employee, view on permanent
-  Temporary employee, >=1 year
-  Temporary employee, <1 year
-  On-call worker
-  Temporary agency worker
-  Permanent employee, flexible hours
-  Temporary employee, flexible hours

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Self-employed person
A person who works for his/her own account and risk
-  in an own company or practice (self-employed entrepreneur), or
-  as an owner-manager, or
-  in the company or practice of a family member (contributing family worker), or
-  as another self-employed person (for example in an independent profession).

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Self-employed person
A person who works for his/her own account and risk
-  in an own company or practice (self-employed entrepreneur), or
-  as an owner-manager, or
-  in the company or practice of a family member (contributing family worker), or
-  as another self-employed person (for example in an independent profession).

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Self-employed without employees
A person who works for his/her own account and risk
-  in an own company or practice (self-employed entrepreneur), or
-  as an owner-manager, or
-  as another self-employed person (for example in an independent profession), and
-  who has no employees.

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Self-employed with employees
A person who works for his/her own account and risk
-  in an own company or practice (self-employed entrepreneur), or
-  as an owner-manager, and
-  who has employees.
-  
When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Contributing family worker
A person who works, not on the basis of a an explicit employment contract, in the company or practice of the partner or parents.

When a person has more than one job, the job in which most hours are worked, is used.
Professional status is unknown
Working hours
The number of hours someone works in a normal or average working week.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.

Part-time
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is less than 35 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
Part-time
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is less than 35 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.

Less than 20 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is less than 20 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
Less than 20 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is less than 20 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
Less than 12 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is less than 12 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
12 to 19 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is 12 to 19 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.

20 to 34 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is is 20 to 34 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.

20 to 34 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is 20 to 34 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
20 to 27 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is 20 to 27 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
28 to 34 working hours a week
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is 28 to 34 hours.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
Full-time
The number of hours that a person works in a normal or average working week is 35 hours or more.

In the average working hours overtime and unpaid hours are not taken into account.
Unemployed labour force
People who don’t have paid work, recently looked for work and are directly available for it.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Unemployment rate
The unemployed labour force as a percentage of the (employed and unemployed) labour force.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old.
Not in the labour force
People who don’t have paid work, who haven’t recently looked for work recently or are not directly available for it.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.
Gross labour participation rate
The percentage of the (employed and unemployed) labour force in the population (labour force and not in the labour force).

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old.
Net labour participation rate
The percentage of the employed labour force in the population (labour force and not in the labour force).
This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 74 years old.