Labour participation; young people


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 15 May 2020:
The quarterly figures for the 1st quarter 2020 are added.

Changes as of 13 February 2020:
The quarterly figures for the 4th quarter and the yearly figures for 2019 are added.

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

Labour participation; young people

Sex Age Formal Education Periods Labour force and not in the labour force (x 1 000) Labour forceLabour force (x 1 000) Labour forceEmployed labour forceEmployed labour force (x 1 000) Professional statusEmployeeEmployee (x 1 000) Professional statusEmployeePermanent employee (x 1 000) Professional statusEmployeeFlexible employee (x 1 000) Professional statusSelf-employed personSelf-employed person (x 1 000) Professional statusSelf-employed personSelf-employed without employees (x 1 000) Professional statusSelf-employed personSelf-employed with employees (x 1 000) Professional statusSelf-employed personContributing family worker (x 1 000) Employed labour forceProfessional statusProfessional status is unknown (x 1 000) Working hoursPart-timePart-time (x 1 000) Part-timeLess than 20 working hours a weekLess than 20 working hours a week (x 1 000) Part-timeLess than 20 working hours a weekLess than 12 working hours a week (x 1 000) Part-timeLess than 20 working hours a week12 to 19 working hours a week (x 1 000) Part-time20 to 34 working hours a week20 to 34 working hours a week (x 1 000) Part-time20 to 34 working hours a week20 to 27 working hours a week (x 1 000) Part-time20 to 34 working hours a week28 to 34 working hours a week (x 1 000) Employed labour forceWorking hoursFull-time (x 1 000) Labour forceUnemployed labour force (x 1 000) Labour forceUnemployment 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 1st quarter 2,124 1,475 1,374 1,300 439 860 75 66 4 5 0 1,078 805 601 204 273 119 154 297 100 6.8 649 69.4 64.7
Total male and female 15 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 1,602 1,029 953 909 212 697 44 39 1 4 0 889 751 572 179 138 73 65 65 76 7.3 573 64.2 59.5
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 522 446 421 390 227 163 31 27 3 1 0 189 54 29 25 135 46 89 232 25 5.6 76 85.5 80.7
Total male and female 15 years Total 2020 1st quarter 197 94 80 76 9 67 4 4 0 0 0 80 80 76 4 0 0 0 0 14 15.2 103 47.8 40.5
Total male and female 15 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 194 93 79 75 9 66 4 3 0 0 0 79 79 75 3 0 0 0 0 14 15.4 101 47.9 40.6
Total male and female 15 years Not in formal education 2020 1st 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 1st quarter 204 132 122 117 16 102 5 4 0 1 0 121 116 101 15 5 3 2 1 11 8.1 71 65.0 59.8
Total male and female 16 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 200 130 120 116 15 100 5 4 0 1 0 119 115 100 15 4 3 2 1 10 7.9 70 65.2 60.1
Total male and female 16 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 . 2 . .
Total male and female 17 years Total 2020 1st quarter 206 136 126 121 24 98 4 4 0 1 0 122 111 89 22 11 3 7 4 10 7.2 70 65.8 61.1
Total male and female 17 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 195 129 120 116 23 93 4 4 0 1 0 117 108 86 21 9 3 6 3 9 6.8 66 66.1 61.7
Total male and female 17 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 11 7 6 6 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 . 4 . .
Total male and female 18 years Total 2020 1st quarter 210 148 138 135 32 103 4 3 0 0 0 128 106 79 27 23 11 12 10 10 6.7 62 70.4 65.7
Total male and female 18 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 186 130 122 119 27 92 3 3 0 0 0 117 99 75 24 18 8 10 5 8 6.3 56 70.1 65.6
Total male and female 18 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 25 18 16 16 5 11 1 1 0 0 0 11 6 4 3 5 3 2 5 2 . 7 . .
Total male and female 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 219 150 140 133 36 98 7 6 0 1 0 122 95 66 30 27 10 16 18 10 6.8 69 68.6 64.0
Total male and female 19 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 177 118 112 106 24 82 5 5 0 1 0 104 89 63 26 15 7 8 7 6 5.0 59 66.5 63.1
Total male and female 19 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 41 32 28 27 11 15 1 1 0 0 0 17 6 3 3 11 3 8 11 4 13.1 9 77.8 67.7
Total male and female 20 years Total 2020 1st quarter 220 160 147 138 44 94 9 8 1 0 0 117 86 59 28 30 16 15 30 13 8.2 60 72.8 66.9
Total male and female 20 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 166 115 106 100 26 75 6 6 1 0 0 96 78 54 24 18 12 6 11 9 7.6 51 69.5 64.2
Total male and female 20 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 54 45 40 38 18 20 2 2 0 0 0 21 8 5 4 12 4 8 20 4 9.6 9 83.2 75.2
Total male and female 21 years Total 2020 1st quarter 221 160 149 139 54 85 10 8 1 0 0 107 71 46 25 36 16 20 42 11 6.9 61 72.6 67.6
Total male and female 21 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 145 96 89 85 23 62 4 4 0 0 0 80 63 42 22 17 9 8 8 7 7.6 49 66.2 61.2
Total male and female 21 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 76 64 61 55 31 23 6 5 1 0 0 27 8 5 3 19 7 11 34 4 6.0 11 84.9 79.8
Total male and female 22 years Total 2020 1st quarter 216 160 151 142 64 78 9 8 0 0 0 103 61 39 22 41 19 23 49 9 5.7 56 74.1 69.9
Total male and female 22 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 131 86 80 75 23 52 5 5 0 0 0 72 53 35 18 19 11 8 7 6 7.4 45 65.6 60.7
Total male and female 22 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 85 74 71 68 41 26 4 3 0 0 0 30 8 4 5 22 7 15 41 3 3.6 11 87.3 84.2
Total male and female 23 years Total 2020 1st quarter 215 159 153 142 73 69 11 9 1 0 0 94 43 26 17 51 20 31 59 6 3.9 56 74.0 71.1
Total male and female 23 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 113 68 65 62 20 42 3 3 0 0 0 56 37 24 13 20 10 10 9 3 4.4 45 60.5 57.8
Total male and female 23 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 102 91 88 80 54 27 7 6 1 0 0 37 6 2 4 31 10 21 50 3 3.6 11 88.9 85.7
Total male and female 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 216 174 169 155 88 68 13 12 1 1 0 85 35 21 15 50 21 29 83 6 3.4 42 80.7 78.0
Total male and female 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 95 63 61 56 23 34 4 4 0 0 0 48 30 18 13 18 11 7 13 3 4.1 32 66.2 63.5
Total male and female 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 121 111 108 99 65 34 9 8 1 1 0 37 5 3 2 33 11 22 71 3 3.0 10 92.1 89.4
Source: CBS.
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