Future employment growth (in %) in Netherlands in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2017 the employment rate in Netherlands was 78.03% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in EU changed by 5.41% compared to 3.14% in Netherlands .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Netherlands in 2017 

  • Health & social care 14.86%
  • Wholesale & retail trade 14.40%
  • Manufacturing 9.48% 
  • Professional services 7.54%
  • Education 6.76% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in Netherlands in 2017:  

  • Sales workers 7.86%
  • Office professionals 7.04%
  • Office associate professionals 6.47% 
  • Personal service workers 5.23%
  • Teaching professionals 5.13%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in Netherlands:

  • Professional services 22.60%
  • Water and waste treatment 14.98%
  • Finance & insurance 12.81% 
  • Arts & recreation 11.56% 
  • ICT services 10.55% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in Netherlands over the period 2016-2030:

  • Office professionals 525,269
  • Office associate professionals 476,980
  • Sales workers 406,209
  • Legal & social professionals 350,857
  • Personal service workers 286,224

Employment share of occupations (%) in Netherlands in 2017

Education profile (%) of the working age population for educational level possessed in Netherlands

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Netherlands

Usual range of monthly gross income in Netherlands in 2016

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Netherlands in 2016-2030

Future needs (total job openings) by occupation in Netherlands in 2016-2030