Low labour participation among young people in Groningen
Many municipalities in Groningen province have a very low employment rate among young people aged 15 to 27. Likewise, many young people in the larger cities in the provinces of South and North Holland are unemployed. Labour participation rates among young people in Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam are 59 percent, 52 percent and 53 percent respectively, considerably lower than the national average of over 62 percent.
The lowest shares of young people in employment are in Rozendaal and Wageningen, both in Gelderland province. High percentages of young people in employment – above 70 percent – are found in the provinces of North Brabant, Overijssel and Zeeland. Labour participation rates of young people are between 77 and 79 percent in Someren and Reusel-De-Mierden (North Brabant) as well as in Reimerswaal (Zeeland).
Share of working young people (15 to 27 years) by municipality, 2013