Doctorate holders successful on the labour market
Currently, more than 1 million people in the Netherlands hold a university degree. Nearly 70 thousand obtained a doctorate in the period 2004-2007.
Unemployment up in July
Seasonally adjusted unemployment totalled 413 thousand in July, exceeding the 400 thousand mark for the first time in 2011.
Jobs of employees by level of education, level of occupation and sector, 2008-2010 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on jobs of employees in 2008, 2009 and 2010. The results are presented by level of education, level of occupation and sector. Commissioned by: Institute for Implementation of...
Female majority in one-third of high-level occupations
There are more female than male workers in over one-third of occupational groups at higher levels, especially in the sector care and welfare and in education. This is related to fields of study...
ICT workers at home most often during coronavirus crisis
In Q2 2020, (partial) telecommuting was most prevalent among employees with ICT occupations.
People in lower-level occupations feel less healthy
People working in jobs at elementary or lower level feel less healthy than those employed in higher-level jobs.
40 percent gender income gap self-employed without personnel
The incomes female self-employed without personnel generate form their own business are considerably lower than those of their male counterparts. Women are also more often active in sectors where...
Doctoral degree makes a difference on the labour market
Doctoral degree holders more often work on a full-time basis and are usually employed on a higher professional level than people without a doctorate.
70 thousand unskilled young people are out of work
Of the 181 thousand young people aged 15 to 26 years who left education without a basic qualification, 70 thousand were out of work in 2019. Common reasons for not working include illness and...
Unemployment marginally down
According to the most recent figures, unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation was 398 thousand in January 2011, i.e. 5.1 percent of the labour force.