Home / Knowledge / News / Unemployment not falling as fast as before
Unemployment not falling as fast as before
20
Jun '08
In the period March-May 2008 an average of 313 thousand people was unemployed. This equals 4.1 percent of the labour force. A year earlier the unemployment rate was 4.7 percent. In the previous six months unemployment did not fall as fast as in the period before that, according to the latest figures by Statistics Netherlands.

Falling less in the last six months:
The seasonally adjusted unemployment figure for the period March-May 2008 was 307 thousand people, 2 thousand less than the month before. Since the figures are based on a sample survey, it is better to interpret them over a somewhat longer period. In the last six months, unemployment fell by an average of 2 thousand a month, which is not as much as in the preceding six months when the average decrease was 5 thousand a month.

Mainly fewer unemployed women:
Total unemployment was down by 41 thousand on the previous year. This is largely because the number of unemployed women fell by 29 thousand within a year. Unemployment among men fell by much less than in previous years.

Statistics Netherlands


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Nine West

Fashion | On 17th Jun 2018

ABG wins bid in Nine West Holdings auction

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), owner of a global portfolio of...

Courtesy: Kreussler

Textiles | On 17th Jun 2018

USDA certifies Kreussler's solvent as biobased

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has certified Kreussler's...

Courtesy: ITUC

Textiles | On 17th Jun 2018

Democratic space shrink & corporate greed are rising: ITUC

Shrinking democratic space for working people and unchecked corporate ...

Interviews View All

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search