More Dutch jobless

24th June 2010, Comments 0 comments


The number of jobs in the Netherlands fell by 2 percent in the first quarter of 2010, figures published by Statistics Netherlands show.

In its year-on-year comparison, the government statistics office reveals that 106,000 jobs in business services were lost, including temp workers. Tens of thousands jobs disappeared in industry, transport and the hospitality industry, but 63,000 jobs were created in health care and the civil service.


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