Netherlands Unemployment Rate at 2-Year Low


Dutch seasonally adjusted jobless rate decreased slightly to 7 percent in March of 2015, from 7.1 percent in February. It is the lowest rate since April of 2013 when it was recorded at 7 percent.

The number of unemployed persons decreased by 7 thousand to a seasonally adjusted 626 thousand from 633 thousand persons in February. Compared to March of 2014, unemployment fell by 66 thousand (-0.8 percent).

Unemployment benefits were reduced by 12 thousand in comparison with the previous month.

Netherlands Unemployment Rate at 2-Year Low


Statistics Netherlands | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
4/16/2015 9:42:21 AM