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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Netherlands

Netherlands Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.5 % Mar/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.9 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 9003 Thousand Person | 9.003 Million Person Mar/21
Employment Change  0 % 4Q/20
Employment Rate  77.9 % 4Q/20
Full Time Employment 4249 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.9 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 4450 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 326 Thousand Persons | 0.326 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Netherlands - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Netherlands?

  • Unemployment Rate in Netherlands decreased to 3.5 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 7.9 % and minimum was 2.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.5 Mar/21 22.04.2021
3.6 Feb/21 18.03.2021
3.6 Jan/21 18.02.2021
3.9 Dec/20 21.01.2021
4 Nov/20 17.12.2020
4.3 Oct/20 19.11.2020
4.4 Sep/20 15.10.2020
4.6 Aug/20 17.09.2020


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 8.9 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 17.7 % and minimum was 6.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8.9 Mar/21 24.04.2021
9.4 Feb/21 20.03.2021
9.1 Jan/21 20.02.2021
9.5 Dec/20 23.01.2021
9.4 Nov/20 19.12.2020
10.1 Oct/20 21.11.2020
10.7 Sep/20 17.10.2020
11.3 Aug/20 19.09.2020


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 decreased to 9003 Thousand Person (9.003 Million Person) in March 2021. 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
9003 Mar/21 22.04.2021
9024 Feb/21 18.03.2021
9004 Jan/21 18.02.2021
9000 Dec/20 21.01.2021
8975 Nov/20 17.12.2020
8946 Oct/20 19.11.2020
8680 Sep/20 15.10.2020
8909 Aug/20 17.09.2020


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 remained unchanged at 0 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 1.6 % and minimum was -2.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
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
0.4 4Q/19 10.03.2020
0.2 3Q/19 05.12.2019
0.4 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.6 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 77.9 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 78.4 % and minimum was 63.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
77.9 4Q/20 24.04.2021
77.6 3Q/20 19.12.2020
77.3 2Q/20 17.10.2020
78.4 1Q/20 20.06.2020
78.4 4Q/19 21.04.2020
78.4 3Q/19 16.01.2020
78.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
77.9 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 decreased to 4249 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
4249 4Q/20 27.03.2021
4277 3Q/20 12.12.2020
4250 2Q/20 26.09.2020
4312 1Q/20 24.06.2020
4352 4Q/19 21.04.2020
4345 3Q/19 20.01.2020
4323 2Q/19 29.10.2019
4299 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 increased to 0.9 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 3.2 % and minimum was 0.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.9 3Q/20 19.12.2020
0.7 2Q/20 17.10.2020
0.9 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1 3Q/19 21.01.2020
1 2Q/19 12.11.2019
1.2 1Q/19 29.10.2019
1.2 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 4450 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
4450 4Q/20 27.03.2021
4384 3Q/20 12.12.2020
4372 2Q/20 26.09.2020
4429 1Q/20 24.06.2020
4382 4Q/19 21.04.2020
4382 3Q/19 20.01.2020
4356 2Q/19 29.10.2019
4324 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 326 Thousand Persons (0.326 Million Persons) in March 2021. 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
326 Mar/21 22.04.2021
340 Feb/21 18.03.2021
337 Jan/21 18.02.2021
368 Dec/20 21.01.2021
378 Nov/20 17.12.2020
406 Oct/20 19.11.2020
413 Sep/20 15.10.2020
426 Aug/20 17.09.2020


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 0Q/21 2049.579 USD/Month 2043.497
Retirement Age Men 2020 66.67 66.33
Job Vacancies 4Q/20 214 K 216
Labor Force Participation Rate Mar/21 71.1 % 71.4
Living Wage Individual 2018 1262.811 USD/Month 1172.611
Wage Growth  Apr/21 2.39 % 2.39
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 Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Mar/21 15.1 % 16.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Mar/21 23.83 % 22.6
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
Turkey Feb/21 13.4 % 12.7
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2