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 3rd quarter 2,125 1,479 1,320 1,250 434 816 70 64 4 3 0 1,028 741 538 203 287 143 144 292 159 10.8 646 69.6 62.1
Total male and female 15 to 24 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 1,634 1,069 945 907 225 682 38 36 1 1 0 857 690 511 179 166 97 69 88 124 11.6 565 65.4 57.8
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 491 410 375 343 209 134 32 28 3 1 0 171 50 27 23 121 46 75 203 35 8.6 81 83.5 76.3
Total male and female 15 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 194 92 71 69 8 61 2 2 0 0 0 71 66 58 8 5 3 2 1 20 22.1 103 47.2 36.8
Total male and female 15 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 191 91 71 68 8 60 2 2 0 0 0 70 65 58 8 5 3 2 1 20 22.2 100 47.5 37.0
Total male and female 15 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 2 . .
Total male and female 16 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 201 129 112 109 18 91 3 2 0 0 0 110 100 83 17 10 7 2 2 18 13.5 71 64.4 55.7
Total male and female 16 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 196 127 110 107 18 90 3 2 0 0 0 108 99 82 17 9 7 2 2 17 13.5 69 64.9 56.1
Total male and female 16 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 5 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 . 3 . .
Total male and female 17 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 206 142 131 128 22 106 4 4 0 0 0 127 111 88 22 16 9 7 5 10 7.3 64 68.9 63.9
Total male and female 17 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 196 135 126 123 21 101 3 3 0 0 0 122 108 86 22 14 7 7 4 9 6.6 61 68.9 64.3
Total male and female 17 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 10 7 5 5 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 . 3 . .
Total male and female 18 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 210 152 133 129 30 100 4 3 0 0 0 121 97 73 24 24 14 11 12 19 12.2 58 72.3 63.5
Total male and female 18 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 187 135 120 118 25 93 2 2 0 0 0 112 92 68 23 20 12 9 8 15 11.0 51 72.4 64.5
Total male and female 18 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 23 17 13 11 4 7 2 1 0 0 0 9 6 5 1 4 2 2 3 4 . 7 . .
Total male and female 19 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 217 146 129 123 35 87 7 6 0 0 0 110 82 55 27 28 16 11 19 17 11.5 71 67.4 59.6
Total male and female 19 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 186 122 109 104 27 77 5 5 0 0 0 98 77 53 24 21 13 8 11 14 11.1 64 65.8 58.5
Total male and female 19 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 31 24 21 19 9 10 2 1 0 0 0 12 5 2 3 7 3 4 9 3 . 7 77.0 66.4
Total male and female 20 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 222 158 140 132 42 90 8 8 0 0 0 115 78 52 26 37 18 19 25 18 11.3 64 71.2 63.2
Total male and female 20 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 170 115 104 100 27 73 4 4 0 0 0 94 72 49 22 22 13 10 10 12 10.1 54 68.0 61.1
Total male and female 20 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 52 43 37 33 16 17 4 4 0 0 0 22 6 3 3 15 6 9 15 6 14.4 10 81.7 70.0
Total male and female 21 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 222 162 149 142 59 83 7 6 1 0 0 107 68 43 25 39 20 19 43 13 7.9 60 73.0 67.3
Total male and female 21 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 151 105 96 92 28 65 4 4 0 0 0 82 62 40 22 20 12 8 14 9 8.7 46 69.6 63.6
Total male and female 21 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 71 57 53 50 32 18 4 3 1 0 0 24 6 3 3 19 8 11 29 4 6.5 14 80.2 75.0
Total male and female 22 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 220 159 144 135 61 74 9 8 0 0 0 98 58 36 23 40 19 21 47 15 9.4 61 72.2 65.5
Total male and female 22 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 139 92 81 75 24 51 5 5 0 0 0 72 50 32 18 22 11 11 9 11 11.9 47 66.1 58.2
Total male and female 22 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 82 68 64 60 37 23 4 3 0 0 0 26 8 3 5 18 7 11 38 4 5.9 14 82.7 77.8
Total male and female 23 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 217 168 149 138 71 67 11 11 0 1 0 86 43 27 16 42 18 24 63 19 11.0 49 77.3 68.8
Total male and female 23 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 114 77 66 60 23 38 5 5 0 0 0 52 36 24 12 15 9 7 14 11 14.3 37 67.2 57.6
Total male and female 23 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 103 91 83 77 48 29 6 5 0 0 0 34 7 3 4 27 10 17 49 8 8.3 12 88.6 81.2
Total male and female 24 years Total 2020 3rd quarter 217 171 160 145 87 58 15 13 2 0 0 85 38 23 15 47 19 27 75 11 6.7 45 79.1 73.8
Total male and female 24 years In formal education 2020 3rd quarter 106 70 64 60 24 36 4 3 0 0 0 48 31 19 11 17 11 7 16 7 9.4 36 66.4 60.2
Total male and female 24 years Not in formal education 2020 3rd quarter 111 101 96 85 63 23 11 10 1 0 0 37 7 3 4 29 9 21 59 5 4.8 10 91.1 86.7
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 13 November 2020:
The quarterly figures for the 3rd 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.