Netherlands Unemployment Rate


Dutch seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 5.3 percent in February of 2017, the same pace as in the prior month. The jobless rate remained at its lowest figure since October 2011, as there were 473 thousand people unemployed, down from 480 thousand in January. Meanwhile, there were 8504 thousand employed persons, compared to 8511 thousand in a month earlier. In February 2016, the jobless rate was recorded at 6.5 percent. Unemployment Rate in Netherlands averaged 5.50 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.


Netherlands Unemployment Rate

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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 March of 2017.