160 thousand more employed within a yearArticles
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 an average of 3 thousand per month to 323 thousand
Female majority in one-third of high-level occupationsArticles
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 chosen by men and women.
Unemployment slightly up in JuneArticles
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.
More employed in FebruaryArticles
In the period December through February, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by an average of 13 thousand per month. The number of employed stood at more than 8.9 million at the end of February.
Unemployment below pre-crisis levelArticles
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.
International trade and transit trade; transport mode, 2007-2017Figures
International trade, transport, transit trade Continents, NSTR chapters, flow types, value and weight, transport mode
International trade and transit trade; product group 2007-2017Figures
International trade, transport, transit trade Continents, NSTR chapters, flow types, value and weight
International trade; imports and exports, SITC 3, country, 1996-2017Figures
Import and export value of goods; according to SITC classification (3 digit) and country (groups).
Unemployment down to 3.7 percentArticles
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. Unemployment declined by an average of 4 thousand per month to 343 thousand.
Employment up in July, except youth employmentArticles
There were 348 thousand unemployed in July, equivalent to 3.8 percent of the labour force. The number of unemployed fell by an average of 2 thousand per month in May, June and July. UWV recorded 279 thousand current unemployment benefits at the end of July.
Holidays; key figures, 1990-2016Figures
Holidays of Dutch population in own country and abroad holiday destination, type accommodation, type of transportation
Unemployment at 3.9 percent for fourth month in a rowArticles
Between April and June 2018, the number of people aged 15 to 74 in paid employment grew by an average of 17 thousand per month. There were close to 8.8 million people in work in June. The unemployment rate in the Dutch labour force stood at 3.9 in June.
More people in employmentArticles
The share of unemployed in the labour force declined by an average 5 thousand per month in the months of March, April and May 2018 to a total of 352 thousand. The unemployment rate (ILO definition) was 3.9 percent. 8.7 million people in the labour force were in paid work.
Employment continues to riseArticles
Labour force, April 2018. The number of unemployment dropped by an average 8 thousand per month between Feb. and April to 355 thousand. The unemployment rate (ILO definition) stood at 3.9%; 8.7 million people were in paid work.
GDP, output and expenditures; changes, QNA, 1995-2017Figures
Quarterly data on production, expenditures, income and external economic transactions. Value, volume and price changes
GDP, output and expenditures; value, QNA, 1995-2017Figures
Quarterly data on production, expenditures, income and external economic transactions. Values at current prices and chainlinked volume 2010 prices
133 thousand security employees in 2016Articles
Of all employed persons in 2016, 1.6 percent (133 thousand persons) were security employees.
Pronounced debt restructuring plans; way of ending, region 1999-2017Figures
Pronounced debt restructuring plans; quarterly figures by type of person type of ending, age group and province
Home working more popular mainly among womenArticles
In 2017, over 3 million Dutch workers engaged in occasional or regular home working, 37 percent of the total workforce.
Number of people in work rising againArticles
The number of 15 to 74-year-olds in paid work was up in 2017 on 2016 at an average of 176 thousand.
3/4 of young Bonairians not in education are in workArticles
Young workers on Bonaire often have full-time jobs, similar to the over-25s.
Over 100 thousand fewer unemployed in 2017Articles
The employed labour force (15-74 yrs) increased by 176 thousand in 2017.
Key figures of the population forecasts 2017-2060Figures
Population, births, deaths and migration Forecastinterval
Number of employed further upArticles
In the months June - August, unemployment declined by an average 10 thousand persons to 426 thousand.