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Jobs growth up to 110 thousand
In the third quarter of 2006 there were 110 thousand more jobs for employees in the Netherlands than in the same quarter last year.
Rapid unemployment growth continues in February
The most recent figures show that unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation grew by 21 thousand in February to 613 thousand
Number of unfilled job vacancies marginally down
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, the seasonally adjusted number of unfilled job vacancies was 122 thousand at the end of December 2009, i.e. 6 thousand fewer...
Private sector invariably positive
At the beginning of the second quarter, business confidence in the Dutch private sector is at the same level as in the first quarter. Over the past six quarters, the mood has been positive.
Further decrease in job vacancies
After adjustment for seasonal effects, 113 thousand jobs were vacant at the end of March 2010 in the Netherlands, 11 thousand fewer than at the end of December.
The Rationale of spatial economic top sector policy
Cities and clusters are important from an economical point of view. According to various national and international studies, agglomeration economies mean that businesses in urban areas and clusters...
More employees find jobs
In the fourth quarter of last year, the number of jobs of employees grew by 34 thousand (0.4 percent) relative to the fourth quarter of 2009. For the first time in eighteen months, the number of jobs...
Considerably fewer bankruptcies
In 2006, the number of bankruptcies declined for the first time since 2000. Last year 9,200 bankruptcies were filed, a decrease by 9 percent on 2005.
Number of job vacancies fairly stable
There were 108 thousand job vacancies at the end of September 2012, i.e. slightly fewer than at the end of June. The number of vacancies in health care dropped by 2 thousand and stood at 15 thousand.
Substantial job increase in first quarter 2006
In the first quarter of 2006 there were 35 thousand more jobs than in the last quarter of 2005.
Manufacturing industry expects to invest more
Statistics Netherlands’ spring survey shows that manufacturers expect to invest 9 percent more this year than in 2013.
One in ten large companies relocate activities abroad
Ten percent of large companies in the Netherlands moved business activities to another country in the period 2009-2011. Lower wage costs were an important factor in this respect
Number of jobs continues to fall
The number of jobs of employees was 147 thousand lower in the second quarter of 2013 than in the same period of 2012, a reduction by 1.9 percent.