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More unemployed among people with non-western background in 2012
Last year, 128 thousand people with a non-western background and 315 thousand native Dutch people were unemployed. Unemployment has risen further in 2012.
Youth unemployment in the Netherlands lowest in the European Union
In the first quarter of 2011, the youth unemployment rate in the Netherlands was 7.4 percent, i.e. lower than in all other member states of the European Union (EU). On average, more than one in every...
Groningen has highest unemployment rate
Provincial unemployment rates hardly changed in the Netherlands in 2011 relative to 2010.
Unemployment up across all provinces in 2009
Unemployment had risen in all Dutch provinces last year relative to 2008. The most substantial increase was recorded in the province of North Brabant.
Unemployment differs strongly within Europe
In the Netherlands unemployment is low compared with other countries in Europe; certainly when compared with Spain, where more than a quarter of the labour force are unemployed.
Unemployment continues to fall
There were on average 447 thousand people unemployed in the Netherlands in the period February-April 2006. The seasonally corrected figure was 427 thousand, 8 thousand less than in the period...
Fact sheet ‘ESF in the Netherlands’
The first available data and results of labour market projects funded by the ESF over the period 2014 -2015
More difficult for young unemployed to find work
Statistics Netherlands announced today that nearly 100 thousand young people in the 15-26 age bracket, who no longer participated in education or training programmes were unemployed in the first...
Dutch unemployment lowest in EU
Seasonally adjusted unemployment in the European Union was 6.9 percent in August 2008. The Netherlands had the lowest rate: 2.6 percent.
Sharp increase unemployment
According to the latest figures, unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation increased by 21 thousand in January to 592 thousand.
94,000 Dutch participants in EU labour market project
In the Netherlands, 93,560 people took part in a labour market project subsidised by the European Social Fund (ESF).
Unemployment falls further
An average 455 thousand people were unemployed in the Netherlands in the period December 2005-February 2006. After correction for seasonal effects the number comes to 452 thousand.
Youth unemployment up
In the second quarter of this year, 108 thousand young people in the age category 15-25 were un employed, an increase by 26 thousand from one year previously. The unemployment rate is particularly...
Considerable increase youth unemployment
Unemployment in the young population is rising rapidly; from 9.3 percent in the second quarter of 2008 to 11.4 percent in the same period this year. Young people are often the first to suffer the...
Unemployment further down in December
In December, 352 thousand people were unemployed. From September through November, unemployment declined by an average of 10 thousand per month. The employed labour force (15 to 74 years) grew by an...
Slight fall in unemployment
Tthe number of unemployed people in the Netherlands at 395 thousand in March 2011, after adjustment for seasonal effects
Unemployment down slightly
An average 490 thousand people were unemployed in the Netherlands in the period June-August 2005. After adjustment for seasonal effects the number was 487 thousand, 4 thousand less than in the period...
European support for helping young unemployed people find work
Over 145 young unemployed people in the Netherlands have improved their opportunities on the job market with financial support from Europe since 2009. Until 2014 over half of the participants in ESF...
Youth unemployment further up
Youth unemployment among 15 to 23-year-olds has risen more substantially in 2009 than among 23 to 65-year-olds. Unemployment rose rapidly among young people without a basic qualification.