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 forceUnemployment rate (%) Gross labour participation rate (%) Net labour participation rate (%)
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.8 69.4 64.7
Total male and female 15 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.3 64.2 59.5
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 5.6 85.5 80.7
Total male and female 15 to 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 8.3 63.8 58.5
Total male and female 15 to 19 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.9 63.1 58.1
Total male and female 15 to 19 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 12.4 71.9 63.0
Total male and female 20 to 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 5.6 74.8 70.6
Total male and female 20 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.6 65.9 61.6
Total male and female 20 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.5 88.1 84.1
Total male and female 15 years Total 2020 1st quarter 15.2 47.8 40.5
Total male and female 15 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 15.4 47.9 40.6
Total male and female 15 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Total male and female 16 years Total 2020 1st quarter 8.1 65.0 59.8
Total male and female 16 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.9 65.2 60.1
Total male and female 16 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Total male and female 17 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.2 65.8 61.1
Total male and female 17 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.8 66.1 61.7
Total male and female 17 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Total male and female 18 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.7 70.4 65.7
Total male and female 18 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.3 70.1 65.6
Total male and female 18 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Total male and female 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.8 68.6 64.0
Total male and female 19 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 5.0 66.5 63.1
Total male and female 19 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 13.1 77.8 67.7
Total male and female 20 years Total 2020 1st quarter 8.2 72.8 66.9
Total male and female 20 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.6 69.5 64.2
Total male and female 20 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 9.6 83.2 75.2
Total male and female 21 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.9 72.6 67.6
Total male and female 21 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.6 66.2 61.2
Total male and female 21 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.0 84.9 79.8
Total male and female 22 years Total 2020 1st quarter 5.7 74.1 69.9
Total male and female 22 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.4 65.6 60.7
Total male and female 22 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 3.6 87.3 84.2
Total male and female 23 years Total 2020 1st quarter 3.9 74.0 71.1
Total male and female 23 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.4 60.5 57.8
Total male and female 23 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 3.6 88.9 85.7
Total male and female 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 3.4 80.7 78.0
Total male and female 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.1 66.2 63.5
Total male and female 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 3.0 92.1 89.4
Male 15 to 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.0 69.4 64.5
Male 15 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.2 63.1 58.6
Male 15 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.6 87.0 81.2
Male 15 to 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 8.7 63.5 58.0
Male 15 to 19 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.8 62.2 57.4
Male 15 to 19 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 15.7 75.3 63.5
Male 20 to 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 5.7 75.1 70.8
Male 20 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.4 64.5 60.4
Male 20 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 5.0 89.6 85.2
Male 15 years Total 2020 1st quarter 15.2 45.8 38.9
Male 15 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 15.0 46.3 39.3
Male 15 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Male 16 years Total 2020 1st quarter 9.2 61.5 55.8
Male 16 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 9.1 62.0 56.3
Male 16 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Male 17 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.8 66.5 61.3
Male 17 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.4 66.7 61.7
Male 17 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Male 18 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.8 69.5 64.8
Male 18 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 5.9 69.1 65.1
Male 18 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Male 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.1 72.7 67.5
Male 19 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 3.1 68.3 66.2
Male 19 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Male 20 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.6 72.7 67.2
Male 20 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.7 68.0 63.5
Male 20 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . 84.9 76.9
Male 21 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.8 72.6 67.6
Male 21 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 9.1 64.8 58.9
Male 21 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.1 84.5 81.1
Male 22 years Total 2020 1st quarter 5.8 74.3 70.0
Male 22 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.5 63.8 59.6
Male 22 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 5.1 88.9 84.4
Male 23 years Total 2020 1st quarter 3.6 74.3 71.6
Male 23 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 2.9 59.1 57.4
Male 23 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.2 90.8 87.1
Male 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 4.6 81.7 78.0
Male 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 5.5 65.4 61.8
Male 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.0 95.3 91.4
Female 15 to 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.6 69.5 64.9
Female 15 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 7.5 65.3 60.4
Female 15 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.2 83.6 80.1
Female 15 to 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.9 64.1 59.0
Female 15 to 19 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 8.0 63.9 58.8
Female 15 to 19 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . 66.6 62.4
Female 20 to 24 years Total 2020 1st quarter 5.5 74.6 70.4
Female 20 to 24 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.7 67.3 62.8
Female 20 to 24 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter 4.0 86.3 82.9
Female 15 years Total 2020 1st quarter 15.3 49.9 42.3
Female 15 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 15.7 49.6 41.9
Female 15 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Female 16 years Total 2020 1st quarter 7.0 68.8 64.0
Female 16 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.7 68.6 63.9
Female 16 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Female 17 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.6 65.1 60.8
Female 17 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.1 65.5 61.6
Female 17 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Female 18 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.6 71.4 66.7
Female 18 years In formal education 2020 1st quarter 6.7 71.0 66.2
Female 18 years Not in formal education 2020 1st quarter . . .
Female 19 years Total 2020 1st quarter 6.3 64.4 60.4
Source: CBS.
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