Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 6.77%, a 0.42% 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 1.95% decline from 2016.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.83%, a 0.42% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.77% -0.42%
2018 7.19% -1.69%
2017 8.88% -1.95%
2016 10.83% -0.42%
2015 11.25% -1.47%
2014 12.72% -0.45%
2013 13.17% 1.47%
2012 11.70% 1.71%
2011 9.99% -1.08%
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% 0.20%
2001 4.38% -0.87%
2000 5.25% -2.12%
1999 7.37% -1.37%
1998 8.74% -1.00%
1997 9.74% -1.69%
1996 11.43% -0.70%
1995 12.13% 0.79%
1994 11.34% 0.88%
1993 10.46% 2.33%
1992 8.13% -2.97%
1991 11.10% -2.97%