Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 9.61%, a 0.41% increase from 2020.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.20%, a 2.42% increase from 2019.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.78%, a 0.42% decline from 2018.
  • Netherlands youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.20%, a 1.7% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 40.97%
French Polynesia 38.91%
Spain 36.93%
Greece 36.87%
Uruguay 32.86%
Italy 30.92%
Bahamas 30.78%
Barbados 30.58%
Panama 29.96%
Argentina 29.89%
Saudi Arabia 28.84%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.02%
Kuwait 25.48%
Sweden 24.54%
Croatia 23.63%
Brunei 23.41%
Portugal 23.13%
Slovak Republic 21.47%
Chile 21.39%
France 20.09%
Belgium 19.57%
Lithuania 19.02%
Puerto Rico 18.47%
Finland 18.05%
Ireland 17.43%
Estonia 17.14%
Channel Islands 15.78%
Latvia 15.53%
Guam 15.31%
Luxembourg 15.23%
Hong Kong 14.97%
Oman 14.58%
Canada 14.04%
Slovenia 13.91%
Hungary 13.52%
Poland 13.42%
Iceland 13.36%
United Kingdom 13.23%
Norway 13.02%
Trinidad and Tobago 12.68%
Cyprus 11.83%
New Zealand 11.39%
Austria 11.37%
Australia 10.80%
UAE 10.67%
Denmark 10.13%
Bahrain 9.90%
Malta 9.78%
Netherlands 9.61%
United States 9.57%
Macao 9.24%
Singapore 9.12%
Switzerland 9.11%
Israel 8.79%
South Korea 7.78%
Czech Republic 7.62%
Germany 6.95%
Japan 4.36%
Qatar 1.08%
Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 9.61% 0.41%
2020 9.20% 2.42%
2019 6.78% -0.42%
2018 7.20% -1.70%
2017 8.90% -1.95%
2016 10.85% -0.40%
2015 11.25% -1.50%
2014 12.75% -0.42%
2013 13.17% 1.47%
2012 11.70% 1.69%
2011 10.01% -1.07%
2010 11.08% 0.88%
2009 10.20% 1.63%
2008 8.57% -0.80%
2007 9.36% -0.65%
2006 10.02% -1.86%
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 7.39% -1.36%
1998 8.75% -1.01%
1997 9.76% -1.70%
1996 11.46% -0.69%
1995 12.15% 0.80%
1994 11.35% 0.89%
1993 10.46% 2.32%
1992 8.15% -2.96%
1991 11.10% -2.96%