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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Netherlands

Netherlands Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.7 % Oct/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.8 % Oct/22
Employed Persons 9605 Thousand Person | 9.605 Million Person Oct/22
Employment Change  0.8 % 2Q/22
Employment Rate  81.8 % 2Q/22
Full Time Employment 5241 Thousand Person 2Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.7 % 2Q/22
Part Time Employment 3892 Thousand Persons 2Q/22
Unemployed Persons 365 Thousand Persons | 0.365 Million Persons Oct/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Netherlands?

  • Unemployment Rate in Netherlands decreased to 3.7 % in October 2022. The maximum rate was 7.9 % and minimum was 2.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.7 Oct/22 17.11.2022
3.8 Sep/22 20.10.2022
3.8 Aug/22 15.09.2022
3.6 Jul/22 18.08.2022
3.4 Jun/22 21.07.2022
3.3 May/22 16.06.2022
3.2 Apr/22 19.05.2022
3.3 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mark Rutte 14.10.2010 - 4.9000 3.9000 7.9000 3.9000 -20.41%
Jan Balkenende 22.07.2002 - 14.10.2010 4.3000 5.0000 6.0000 3.6000 16.28%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Netherlands?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Netherlands decreased to 7.8 % in October 2022. The maximum rate was 17.7 % and minimum was 6.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.8 Oct/22 19.11.2022
8.4 Sep/22 22.10.2022
8.6 Aug/22 17.09.2022
7.8 Jul/22 25.08.2022
7.5 Jun/22 23.07.2022
7.2 May/22 18.06.2022
6.9 Apr/22 21.05.2022
7.1 Mar/22 23.04.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mark Rutte 14.10.2010 - 10.9000 6.9000 13.9000 6.9000 -36.70%
Jan Balkenende 22.07.2002 - 14.10.2010 7.4000 11.0000 12.3000 7.4000 48.65%
Willem Kok 22.08.1994 - 22.07.2002 11.2000 7.2000 17.7000 6.6000 -35.71%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Netherlands?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Netherlands increased to 9605 Thousand Person (9.605 Million Person) in October 2022. The maximum rate was 9059 Thousand Person and minimum was 6851 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
9605 Oct/22 17.11.2022
9562 Sep/22 20.10.2022
9542 Aug/22 15.09.2022
9547 Jul/22 25.08.2022
9543 Jun/22 21.07.2022
9551 May/22 16.06.2022
9528 Apr/22 19.05.2022
9490 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Netherlands?

  • Employment Change in Netherlands increased by 0.8 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 1.5 % and minimum was -2.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.8 2Q/22 07.10.2022
0.4 4Q/21 18.02.2022
1.4 2Q/21 25.10.2021
-0.2 1Q/21 13.07.2021
0 4Q/20 23.02.2021
1.6 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-3.1 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0.2 1Q/20 17.06.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Change  in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Netherlands?

  • Employment Rate in Netherlands increased to 81.8 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 79.2 % and minimum was 63.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
81.8 2Q/22 17.09.2022
81.2 1Q/22 16.07.2022
81 4Q/21 07.05.2022
81.6 3Q/21 22.01.2022
80.7 2Q/21 23.10.2021
79.2 1Q/21 16.07.2021
77.9 4Q/20 24.04.2021
77.6 3Q/20 19.12.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Netherlands?

  • Full Time Employment in Netherlands increased to 5241 Thousand Person in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 4705 Thousand Person and minimum was 4016 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
5241 2Q/22 17.09.2022
5157 4Q/21 19.03.2022
5108 3Q/21 18.01.2022
5105 2Q/21 18.09.2021
5010 1Q/21 24.07.2021
4249 4Q/20 27.03.2021
4277 3Q/20 12.12.2020
4250 2Q/20 26.09.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Netherlands?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Netherlands decreased to 0.7 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 3.2 % and minimum was 0.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.7 2Q/22 11.10.2022
0.8 1Q/22 16.07.2022
0.8 4Q/21 20.04.2022
0.8 3Q/21 17.02.2022
0.8 2Q/21 18.01.2022
1.1 1Q/21 17.07.2021
1 4Q/20 10.07.2021
0.9 3Q/20 19.12.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Netherlands?

  • Part Time Employment in Netherlands increased to 3892 Thousand Persons in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 4450 Thousand Persons and minimum was 2817 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
3892 2Q/22 17.09.2022
3846 4Q/21 19.03.2022
3932 3Q/21 18.01.2022
3836 2Q/21 18.09.2021
3755 1Q/21 24.07.2021
4450 4Q/20 27.03.2021
4384 3Q/20 12.12.2020
4372 2Q/20 26.09.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Netherlands?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Netherlands decreased to 365 Thousand Persons (0.365 Million Persons) in October 2022. The maximum rate was 699 Thousand Persons and minimum was 273 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
365 Oct/22 17.11.2022
382 Sep/22 20.10.2022
378 Aug/22 15.09.2022
353 Jul/22 25.08.2022
339 Jun/22 21.07.2022
323 May/22 16.06.2022
316 Apr/22 19.05.2022
327 Mar/22 21.04.2022


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Netherlands by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Netherlands

Index Updated Actual Previous
Minimum Wages 2Q/22 1807.496 USD/Month 1775.586
Retirement Age Men 2022 66.58 66.33
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 452 K 480
Labor Force Participation Rate Oct/22 75.1 % 75
Living Wage Individual 2018 1262.811 USD/Month 1172.611
Wage Growth  Oct/22 3.47 % 3.56
Wages High Skilled 2018 3292.33 USD/Month 3314.88
Wages Low Skilled  2018 1984.418 USD/Month 1905.492

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Oct/22 6 % 5.7
Ireland Nov/22 4.4 % 4.5
Luxembourg Oct/22 4.9 % 4.9
Spain 3Q/22 12.67 % 12.48
Iceland Oct/22 2.8 % 3.6
Norway Sep/22 3.2 % 3.3
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Sep/22 5.7 % 5.8
Bulgaria Oct/22 4.3 % 4.2
Croatia Oct/22 6.5 % 6.1
Cyprus Sep/22 8 % 8.3
Czech Republic Oct/22 3.5 % 3.5
Denmark Oct/22 2.2 % 2.2
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Sep/22 6.6 % 6.7
European Union Sep/22 6 % 6
Finland Oct/22 5.8 % 6.7
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Nov/22 5.6 % 5.5
Greece Sep/22 11.8 % 12.1
Hungary Oct/22 3.6 % 3.7
Italy Sep/22 7.9 % 7.9
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Oct/22 8.3 % 8.1
Macedonia 2Q/22 14.5 % 14.8
Malta 2Q/22 2.9 % 3.2
Moldova 2Q/22 2.4 % 3
Montenegro Sep/22 19.08 % 19.16
Netherlands Oct/22 3.7 % 3.8
Poland Oct/22 5.1 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Sep/22 5.2 % 5.1
Russia Oct/22 3.9 % 3.9
Serbia 3Q/22 8.9 % 8.9
Slovakia Oct/22 5.9 % 6.1
Slovenia Sep/22 5.3 % 5.5
Sweden Oct/22 7.1 % 6.5
Switzerland Oct/22 1.9 % 1.9
Turkey Sep/22 10.1 % 9.8
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2020 1.9 % 1.5
Albania 2Q/22 11.5 % 11.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sep/22 31.53 % 30.17
Kosovo 3Q/21 17.7 % 20.5