Thursday 19 September 2019

Job vacancies reach new record as unemployment continues to fall


The number of job vacancies in the Netherlands reached 262,000 at the end of September, a new record high, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday.

With unemployment shrinking to 3.8%, there is now one vacancy for every 1.3 workers – compared with seven vacancies at the end of the economic crisis in 2013.

Demand is highest for people working in trade and retail, business services and healthcare the CBS said. has been free for 12 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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