Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.35%, a 0.84% decline from 2018.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.19%, a 1.69% decline from 2017.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.88%, a 1.94% decline from 2016.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.83%, a 0.43% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.35% -0.84%
2018 7.19% -1.69%
2017 8.88% -1.94%
2016 10.83% -0.43%
2015 11.25% -1.47%
2014 12.72% -0.44%
2013 13.17% 1.47%
2012 11.70% 1.71%
2011 9.99% -1.07%
2010 11.07% 0.88%
2009 10.19% 1.62%
2008 8.57% -0.78%
2007 9.35% -0.66%
2006 10.01% -1.85%
2005 11.86% 3.85%
2004 8.01% 1.42%
2003 6.59% 2.01%
2002 4.58% 0.21%
2001 4.38% -0.88%
2000 5.25% -2.12%
1999 7.37% -1.37%
1998 8.74% -1.00%
1997 9.74% -1.69%
1996 11.43% -0.69%
1995 12.13% 0.79%
1994 11.34% 0.89%
1993 10.46% 2.32%
1992 8.13% -2.97%
1991 11.10% -2.97%