Netherlands Unemployment Rate 2003-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Netherlands remained unchanged at 7 percent in April of 2015 from 7 percent in March of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Netherlands averaged 5.39 percent from 2003 until 2015, 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. Unemployment Rate in Netherlands is reported by the Statistics Netherlands.

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Netherlands Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 7.00 7.90 3.60 2003 - 2015 percent Monthly
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. Content for - Netherlands Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-19 08:30 AM Feb 7.1% 7.2% 7.4%
2015-04-16 08:30 AM Mar 7.0% 7.1% 7.0%
2015-05-21 08:30 AM Apr 7.0% 7.0% 6.9%
2015-06-18 08:30 AM May 7.0% 7.97%
2015-07-17 08:30 AM Jun 8.04%
2015-08-21 08:30 AM Jul 8.04%


Dutch Unemployment Rate Steady in April


The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Netherlands was unchanged at a 2-year low of 7 percent in April of 2015, the same as in March.

The number of unemployed persons decreased marginally by 1 thousand to a seasonally adjusted 625,000 in April. Unemployment benefits fell by 16 thousand to 427,000.

The number of employed persons rose by 9 thousand to 8285 thousand.

A year earlier, unemployment was recorded at 7.7 percent. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/21/2015 10:49:32 AM


Recent Releases

Netherlands Unemployment Rate at 2-Year Low
Dutch seasonally adjusted jobless rate decreased slightly to 7 percent in March of 2015, from 7.1 percent in February. It is the lowest rate since April of 2013 when it was recorded at 7 percent. Published on 2015-04-16

Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.1%
Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate decreased to 7.1 percent in February of 2015 from 7.2 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest figure since November of 2012. Published on 2015-03-19


Netherlands Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.00 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8285.00 8276.00 8439.00 6851.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 127.00 112.90 256.70 81.80 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.00 2.80 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 11.00 17.70 6.60 percent [+]
Productivity 31.71 31.24 95.24 26.62 Index Points [+]
Wages 2245.00 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 107.40 107.10 135.70 74.80 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.83 100.85 118.81 66.63 Index Points [+]
Population 16.82 16.78 16.82 11.49 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.20 65.20 65.20 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.20 65.20 65.20 65.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1501.80 1495.20 1501.80 1064.20 EUR/Month [+]
Unemployed Persons 625.00 626.00 699.00 310.00 Thousand [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Apr/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.40 Apr/15 6.20 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Apr/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Mar/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Mar/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.00 Mar/15 12.70 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Apr/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.90 Mar/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Apr/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.20 Feb/15 11.30 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Mar/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.40 Apr/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]