Labour participation; position in the household


This table contains quarterly and yearly figures on labour participation by position in the household in the Netherlands. The population of 15 to 74 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 and age 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 yearly figures for 2019 are added.

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

Labour participation; position in the household

Sex Age Position in household 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 74 years Total persons 2020 1st quarter 13,075 9,317 9,014 7,501 5,681 1,820 1,512 1,125 350 37 0 4,468 1,632 954 678 2,835 1,229 1,606 4,546 303 3.3 3,758 71.3 68.9
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Single person 2020 1st quarter 2,387 1,487 1,406 1,176 856 320 230 194 35 1 0 588 189 104 86 398 151 247 818 81 5.4 900 62.3 58.9
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Parent in single-parent household 2020 1st quarter 476 350 337 292 239 53 46 39 6 0 0 208 38 11 27 170 74 96 129 13 3.6 126 73.5 70.8
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Partner in couple with child(ren) 2020 1st quarter 4,070 3,560 3,501 2,818 2,513 306 683 460 204 20 0 1,617 343 113 230 1,274 607 668 1,884 59 1.7 510 87.5 86.0
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Partner in couple without child(ren) 2020 1st quarter 3,896 2,319 2,271 1,827 1,508 318 444 340 93 11 0 1,014 320 166 154 694 278 415 1,257 49 2.1 1,576 59.5 58.3
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Adult child 2020 1st quarter 1,312 1,002 947 878 394 484 68 58 7 3 0 614 389 267 122 225 94 130 333 55 5.5 310 76.4 72.2
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Minor child 2020 1st quarter 602 359 324 311 47 264 13 11 0 2 0 320 305 264 41 15 6 9 4 35 9.6 243 59.6 53.9
Total male and female 15 to 74 years Other household member 2020 1st quarter 333 239 227 199 124 75 29 22 6 1 0 107 48 30 18 59 19 39 120 12 5.1 94 71.9 68.2
Source: CBS.
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