Netherlands Unemployment Rate  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Dutch seasonally adjusted unemployment declined to 4.7 percent in August of 2017 from 4.8 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest jobless rate since June 2011, as the number of unemployed went down by 10 thousand from a month earlier to 426 thousand while the number of employed rose 15 thousand to 8.607housand. Unemployment Rate in Netherlands averaged 5.48 percent from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7.90 percent in February of 2014 and a record low of 3.60 percent in February of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-20 04:30 AM Unemployment Rate 4.9% 5.1% 5.1%
2017-08-17 04:30 AM Unemployment Rate 4.8% 4.9% 5.1%
2017-09-21 04:30 AM Unemployment Rate 4.7% 4.8% 4.8%
2017-10-19 04:30 AM Unemployment Rate 4.7% 4.7%
2017-11-16 06:30 AM Unemployment Rate 4.7%
2017-12-15 06:30 AM Unemployment Rate 4.6%


Netherlands Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.70 4.80 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8607.00 8592.00 8607.00 6851.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 426.00 436.00 699.00 310.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.20 3.20 0.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.90 8.80 17.70 6.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 115.10 99.40 117.60 66.60 Index Points [+]
Productivity 32.58 32.54 95.24 26.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 212.80 188.50 256.70 81.80 Thousand [+]
Wages 2245.00 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.10 112.10 112.10 59.10 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 1.48 1.57 4.71 0.44 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1551.60 1537.20 1551.60 1064.20 EUR/Month [+]
Population 17.08 16.98 17.08 11.42 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.75 65.50 65.75 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.75 65.50 65.75 65.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.60 1.20 -0.90 percent [+]
Employment Rate 75.70 75.10 77.60 63.50 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 4154.20 4190.80 4705.40 4016.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 4128.40 4098.10 4128.40 2816.80 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1560.00 1570.00 1580.00 1250.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2870.00 2880.00 2880.00 2760.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.90 64.00 67.10 61.70 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1196.30 1192.10 1196.30 1165.70 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1098.80 1091.30 1098.80 1063.50 EUR/Month [+]


Netherlands Unemployment Rate

In Netherlands, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Netherlands Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Netherlands Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.70 4.80 7.90 3.60 2003 - 2017 percent Monthly




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