Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2023

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 2022 was 7.79%, a 1.8% decline from 2021.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.59%, a 0.46% increase from 2020.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.13%, a 2.38% increase from 2019.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.75%, a 0.42% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 38.02%
French Polynesia 36.37%
Greece 30.05%
Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 7.79% -1.80%
2021 9.59% 0.46%
2020 9.13% 2.38%
2019 6.75% -0.42%
2018 7.17% -1.69%
2017 8.86% -1.96%
2016 10.82% -0.42%
2015 11.24% -1.50%
2014 12.74% -0.43%
2013 13.17% 1.46%
2012 11.71% 1.69%
2011 10.02% -1.06%
2010 11.08% 0.87%
2009 10.21% 1.63%
2008 8.58% -0.80%
2007 9.38% -0.65%
2006 10.02% -1.85%
2005 11.87% 3.85%
2004 8.02% 1.43%
2003 6.59% 2.02%
2002 4.58% 0.19%
2001 4.39% -0.89%
2000 5.27% -2.12%
1999 7.40% -1.37%
1998 8.76% -1.00%
1997 9.76% -1.70%
1996 11.46% -0.68%
1995 12.14% 0.80%
1994 11.34% 0.89%
1993 10.45% 2.31%
1992 8.14% -2.95%
1991 11.10% -2.95%