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Number of employed persons further up
In the period March through May, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by 11 thousand per month on average. There were 8.9 million people in work in May.
Unemployment rate up to 3.5 percent
The number of unemployed has increased by 7 thousand per month on average over a period of three months, reaching a total number of 321 thousand in August 2019
Unemployment rises further
An average 358 thousand people were unemployed in the Netherlands in the period March-May 2009.
Turnover temp agencies increased further in Q3
Turnover generated by temp agencies increased by 1.0 percent in Q3 2017.
Unemployment down to 3.7 percent
Between July and September 2018, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by an average of 22 thousand per month. Total employment stood at more than 8.8 million in September....
Number of employed continues to rise
Between August and October 2018, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by an average of 20 thousand per month. Total employment stood at more than 8.8 million in October....
Unemployment slightly up in June
In the period April through June 2019, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by 12 thousand per month on average. There were 9.0 million people in work in June.
Jobs and hourly wages in the Netherlands by sector and education level 1995 - 2008
Custom-made tables on jobs and hourly wages in the Netherlands by sector and education level 1995 – 1998, 2002 and 2008. Commissioned by: English National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
Unemployment decline halting, also in the EU
In both the Netherlands and the rest of the EU, unemployment has stopped declining in recent months.
Unemployment rate down to 3.0 percent
Between November 2019 and January 2020, the number of people in paid employment grew by 21 thousand per month on average, ending at 9.1 million in January.
Second measurement of people moving from benefit to work via reintegration support (provisional figures for 2006 and the first half 2007) (Dutch only)
Reintegration support is an important tool to increase the number of people moving from a social benefit to work. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) measures the results of this...
Number of income support benefits continues to rise
According to figures, the number of income support benefits paid to people under the age of 65 rose further in the first quarter of 2011.
more second-job holders
Statistics Netherlands announced today that last year 467 thousand employees had two jobs. The share of second-job holders has risen to 7.6 percent of all employees.
Private sector optimistic; employment expected to grow
At the beginning of Q2, the mood across the Dutch private sector remains largely positive.
Unemployment below pre-crisis level
In November, the unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent of the Dutch labour force. This was slightly below the level just before the onset of the crisis at the end of 2008.
Growing share of foreign companies in total turnover
Turnover and employment at foreign-controlled companies in the Netherlands are growing relatively fast.
Labour participation up further in January
In the period November through January, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by an average of 18 thousand per month. The number of employed stood at nearly 8.9 million at the...
160 thousand more employed within a year
Between August and October 2019, the number of people in paid employment rose by 14 thousand per month on average, reaching a total of 9.0 million in October. In the same period, unemployment rose by...
Refugees in the Netherlands 2010 (publication 3) (Dutch only)
Concluding report on various demographic, regional and socio-economic characteristics of refugees in the Netherlands in 2010. Commissioned by: VluchtelingenWerk Nederland.
Substantial increase unemployment among lower-skilled technicians and construction workers
Between 2008 and 2012, unemployment rose faster among lower educated people than among secondary and high educated people. The unemployment increase was most obvious among lower-skilled technicians...
More young people earn minimum wage
The number of minimum wage jobs has risen marginally over the period 2008-2012. The increase mainly occurred among 20 to 30-year-olds.