Netherlands Unemployment Rate 2003-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Netherlands remained unchanged at 8 percent in September of 2014 from 8 percent in August of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Netherlands averaged 5.85 Percent from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 8.80 Percent in February of 2014 and a record low of 3.40 Percent in August of 2008. Unemployment Rate in Netherlands is reported by the Statistics Netherlands.

   
 
 

Netherlands Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 8.00 8.80 3.40 2003 - 2014 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, October 24, 2014.


Dutch Unemployment Rate Steady at 8%


Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate was recorded at 8 percent in September of 2014, unchanged from August. In the last three months, the number of unemployed persons decreased by an average of 10 thousand per month.

The number of unemployed people decreased to a seasonally adjusted 628 thousand in September compared to 632 thousand in the previous month. In the last five months it declined by 60 thousand.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
10/16/2014 9:47:08 AM


Recent Releases

Dutch Unemployment Rate Down to 1-1/2-Year Low
Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate continued to fall, reaching 8 percent in August of 2014 from 8.2 percent in July. It is the lowest rate since February of 2013. Published on 2014-09-18

Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls Further in July
Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate decreased for the third consecutive time to 8.2 percent in July from 8.4 percent in June. Published on 2014-08-21


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-17 08:30 AM Netherlands
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 8.4% 8.6% 8.6% 8.7%
2014-08-21 08:30 AM Netherlands
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 8.2% 8.4% 8.4% 8.6%
2014-09-18 08:30 AM Netherlands
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 8.0% 8.2% 8.1% 8.2%
2014-10-16 08:30 AM Netherlands
Unemployment Rate
Sep 2014 8.0% 8.0% 8.1% 8.1%
2014-11-20 08:30 AM Netherlands
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2014 8.0% 8.1%


Netherlands Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.00 8.00 8.80 3.40 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 7230.00 7226.00 7551.00 6851.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 112.90 105.70 256.70 81.80 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.80 2.80 3.60 0.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.10 10.40 13.50 4.80 Percent [+]
Productivity 31.04 31.22 108.91 25.13 Index Points [+]
Wages 2245.00 2229.00 2245.00 1591.00 EUR [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 134.40 134.40 134.40 74.80 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 111.59 112.75 134.27 75.40 Index Points [+]
Population 16.78 16.73 16.78 11.49 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.20 65.00 65.20 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.20 65.00 65.20 65.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1495.20 1485.60 1495.20 1064.20 EUR [+]
Unemployed Persons 628.00 632.00 694.00 288.00 Thousand [+]