Total Labour Force in Agriculture fell 2.76 % to 142 '000 in Netherlands in 2016

Total Labour Force in Agriculture ('000)
Agriculture | Netherlands | July 15, 2018
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Total labour force in agriculture reached 142 '000 in 2016 in Netherlands, according to Faostat. This is 2.76 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total labour force in agriculture in Netherlands reached an all time high of 232 '000 in 1986 and an all time low of 142 '000 in 2016. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, total labour force in agriculture in Belgium amounted to 57.5 '000, 55.6 '000 in Denmark and 494 '000 in Germany in 2016.

Netherlands has been ranked 13th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of total labour force in agriculture, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Total Labour Force in Agriculture Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria '000 127 126 125 124 122
Belgium '000 61.9 57.6 58.1 57.9 57.3
Denmark '000 54.2 52.1 52.5 52.7 54.1
France '000 809 800 788 781 775
Germany '000 522 518 514 503 504
Ireland '000 166 166 165 164 164
Luxembourg '000 3.73 3.67 3.78 3.56 3.53
Netherlands '000 150 149 147 148 146
Norway '000 51.4 50.3 49.2 48.1 47.0
Poland '000 1,915 1,915 1,915 1,937 1,937
Sweden '000 65.3 64.2 63.1 62.1 61.0
United Kingdom '000 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...