Labour participation; key figures, 2003-2022

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Data owner Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (Rijk)
Updated 03/14/2024 - 00:00
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Dit is een dataset die landelijk dekkend is. De data heeft betrekking op heel Nederland.


This table contains quarterly and yearly figures on labour participation in the Netherlands. The population of 15 to 74 years of age (excluding the institutionalized population) is divided into the employed labour force, the unemployed labour force and those not in the labour force. The employed labour force is subdivided on the basis of the professional status, and the average working hours. A division by sex, age and level of education is available.

Due to changes in the survey design and the questionnaire of the Labour Force Survey (LFS), a revision of the figures for 2021 was carried out in the first quarter of 2022. As a result, the numbers of 2021 and later will not be comparable to the years 2003-2020.

Data available from: 2003-2022

Status of the figures: The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of Januariy 16, 2023: The periods were still indicated in Dutch. That has been converted to English.

Changes as of August 17, 2022: None, the table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be released? Not applicable. This table has been replaced, see paragraph 3 for a link to the new table.

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