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Diversity in youth policy monitor, follow-up measurement (Dutch only)
Tables that reflect the living conditions and the use of facilities by native Dutch and immigrant youth in the family, school, leisure and employment and the diversity of personnel in the youth...
Employed labour force is ageing
The average age in the employed labour force has risen further in 2011 to just over 41 versus 36 in the early 1990s. Men in their fifties for the first time outnumbered men in their thirties.
Part-time work force grows faster than full-time work force
In the second quarter of 2008, the employed labour force included 7.4 million persons. Employment has risen continually since the fourth quarter of 2005. The part-time labour force is growing far...
Participation in and distance to the labour market in the Netherlands, 2011 (Dutch only)
These tables present information on participation in the labour market of 20-64 year-olds in the Netherlands in 2011. Commissioned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.
Declining growth self-employed without personnel
In 2008, there were more than 640 thousand self-employed without personnel (ZZP workers) in the Netherlands. Their number has risen sharply over the past twelve years but in the second quarter of...
More people working on permanent contracts
In the fourth quarter of 2007, the employed labour force comprised 7.3 million people. Approximately 5.8 million were employed on a permanent basis, nearly 570 thousand worked flexible hours.
Trade union membership slightly down in 2010
In 2010 the unions had 1.87 million members, 17 thousand fewer than in 2009. Union membership has remained fairly stable over the last 15 years.
Lower educated people more pessimistic about finding jobs
In the third quarter of 2009, more than 40 thousand people, i.e. 5 thousand more than one year previously, would like to have paid jobs, but were not actively seeking, because they thought their...
More older employees on permanent contracts
Between 2001 and 2013, the share of employees in the employed labour force was reduced from 88 to 85 percent, but the share increased among over-55s
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.
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.
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....
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...
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 continues to fall in January 2018
The number of 15 to 74-year-olds in paid work was on average 176 thousand up on 2016.
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...
Over 100 thousand fewer unemployed in 2017
The employed labour force (15-74 yrs) increased by 176 thousand in 2017.
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.
Unemployment falls further to 300 thousand
In the period February through April 2019, 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 April.
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.
Craft occupations by age, highest completed education level, size, sector, and labour market region, 2011 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on craft occupations in 2011 by age, highest level of education completed, size, sector and labour market region, 2011. Commissioned by: Employee Insurance Implementation Agency...