Registered unemployment; January 1952 - April 2010/June 2010

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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 information on the history of the registered unemployment. The figures are not adjusted for seasonal effects. Until 1988 the time series contains monthly figures; from 1989 and onwards three-monthly averages are made under the middle month.

Data available from: January 1952

Status of the figures: Figures based on the LFS are always final.

Changes as of December 1st: July 2010 Statistics Netherlands has implemented a new method for creating unemployment data. For the first time Statistics Netherlands is able to publish monthly figures about unemployment. In order to fit quarterly and yearly figures based on the LFS to these new unemployment data, the weighing method of the LFS has been improved. Because of this all quarterly and yearly figures have been revised from 2001. The years before 2001 are not revised, for these years the same figures are used that were already published. For the tables on the registered unemployment this new method means that it is no longer possible to publish monthly figures based on three-month-averages as was done before. Tables, such as this table, that still contain three-month-averages on the registered unemployment are stopped and continued in new tables in which from publicationyear 2001 and onwards quarterly figures will be published.

When will new figures be published? This table is stopped.

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