Netherlands Labor Force Participation Rate 1960-2024

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Netherlands labor force participation rate for 2022 was 69.35%, a 0.35% decline from 2021.
  • Netherlands labor force participation rate for 2021 was 69.70%, a 0.95% increase from 2020.
  • Netherlands labor force participation rate for 2020 was 68.76%, a 1.27% decline from 2019.
  • Netherlands labor force participation rate for 2019 was 70.02%, a 1.14% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 77.93%
Netherlands 69.35%
Australia 68.33%
New Zealand 67.51%
Switzerland 65.02%
Canada 64.46%
Norway 64.30%
Denmark 62.80%
Qatar 59.13%
Sweden 56.92%
Austria 56.61%
United Kingdom 54.36%
Finland 53.92%
Germany 53.59%
Ireland 53.08%
Malta 51.37%
United States 50.53%
Channel Islands 49.49%
Japan 48.71%
Bahamas 48.29%
Israel 47.37%
Panama 45.79%
Guam 45.26%
Uruguay 45.09%
UAE 45.07%
Estonia 44.75%
Barbados 42.59%
Cyprus 42.32%
Bahrain 40.86%
France 40.33%
Macao 39.60%
Brunei 38.53%
French Polynesia 38.36%
Singapore 37.75%
Argentina 37.43%
Trinidad and Tobago 36.46%
Lithuania 36.31%
Oman 36.12%
Latvia 36.09%
Slovenia 35.89%
New Caledonia 35.69%
Croatia 34.98%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 33.49%
Luxembourg 33.42%
Spain 32.71%
Hong Kong 31.94%
Belgium 31.10%
Portugal 31.10%
Poland 31.08%
Hungary 30.82%
Chile 29.68%
South Korea 28.86%
Czech Republic 27.60%
Saudi Arabia 27.46%
Slovak Republic 26.59%
Italy 26.00%
Kuwait 24.11%
Greece 23.49%
Puerto Rico 23.02%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Seychelles 0.00%
Andorra 0.00%
Curacao 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
British Virgin Islands 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Netherlands Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 69.35% -0.35%
2021 69.70% 0.95%
2020 68.76% -1.27%
2019 70.02% 1.14%
2018 68.89% 0.52%
2017 68.37% 0.15%
2016 68.22% -0.27%
2015 68.49% 1.12%
2014 67.37% -1.85%
2013 69.22% -0.01%
2012 69.23% 1.12%
2011 68.11% -0.17%
2010 68.28% -1.77%
2009 70.05% -0.29%
2008 70.34% 0.74%
2007 69.60% 2.39%
2006 67.22% -0.13%
2005 67.35% -4.69%
2004 72.04% -1.57%
2003 73.61% -0.36%
2002 73.97% 0.35%
2001 73.61% 1.41%
2000 72.21% 4.45%
1999 67.76% 1.59%
1998 66.17% 3.03%
1997 63.13% 1.96%
1996 61.17% -0.90%
1995 62.07% 1.41%
1994 60.66% 0.10%
1993 60.55% -0.45%
1992 61.01% 0.58%
1991 60.43% 60.43%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%