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The Netherlands: lowest youth unemployment rate in EU

The Netherlands: lowest youth unemployment rate in EU

The Dutch youth jobless rate is the lowest in the European Union according to the latest figures by Statistics Netherlands.

In the first quarter of the 2011, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for people under 25 in the Netherlands is 7,4%, well below the European average of approximately 20%.

Lowest youth unemployment
 The Netherlands
 Germany
 Austria
 Malta
 Denmark

Highest youth unemployment
 Spain
 Greece
 Slovakia
 Lithuania
 Ireland

Note that unemployment among 15 to 25 year olds in Southern and Eastern European countries is relatively high.

 More statistics about youth unemployment in the European Union.

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