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Absenteeism in the Netherlands

We share a monthly update about the situation of absenteeism in the Netherlands. After all, that is one of our most important goals in striving for healthy, motivated and competent employees and a safe and motivating work environment: preventing and decreasing absenteeism.

Flu-related absenteeism reaches peak in Januari

22 February 2024

Annual sickness absence rate has dropped for the first time since 2014

18 January 2024

Absenteeism in 2023: flu and stress-related issues biggest cause of absenteeism

21 December 2023

Toename griep houdt werkend Nederland in de greep

21 november 2023

Working after a bereavement requires recognition, space and support

November 8, 2023

Absenteeism in the Netherlands is on the rise again

October 19, 2023

Absenteeism due to stress increased by more than 8% last year

September 21, 2023

Absenteeism in the Netherlands down slightly in the holiday month of July

Augusts 23, 2023

No further drop in absenteeism in June, number of sick reports stabilises before summer holidays. 

July 20, 2023

Absenteeism in the Netherlands continues to fall

June 22, 2023

Spring downturn in absenteeism continues, workers in the Netherlands recover from flu

 May 23, 2023

Spring slowdown underway: absenteeism in the Netherlands is slightly down

April 19,  2023

Absenteeism on the rise: Flu persistent, stress-related absenteeism remains a concern

March 22, 2023

Flu keeps the Netherlands off work

February 22, 2023

Flu outbreak pushes absenteeism up further

January 19, 2023

Absenteeism in 2022: significant monthly differences, mental health absenteeism continues to rise

December 22, 2022

After the peak in October, influenza and Covid-19-related absenteeism is on its way down. 

November 17, 2022

Absenteeism due to influenza and Covid-19 iuncreases again

October 20, 2022

Absenteeism rate in the Netherlands has decreased in August: influx of new sick reports due to Covid-19 is drying up

September 22, 2022

Absenteeism rates in the Netherlands increase unusually fast

August 25, 2022

The Covid-19 peak in June is responsible once again for the increase in absenteeism

July 21, 2022

Average absenteeism rate of May has decreased to pre-Covid-19 levels

June 22, 2022

Absenteeism reaches turning point after increasing for months

20 mei 2022


Record number of sick reports due to influenza wave and Covid-19

April 21, 2022

Average absenteeism rate in the Netherlands increases substantially

March 23, 2022

More sick reports due to Covid-19, infected employees recover sooner

February 17, 2022

Effect of lockdown and holiday noticeable in absenteeism decrease in December

January 20, 2022

An unprecedented high rise of 33% in the number of persons reporting sick in November

December 16, 2021

Early recognition of signs helps prevent long-term absenteeism caused by psychological factors

November 18, 2021

Highest increase in sick-leave since March 2020

November 18, 2021

Sick leave increases: observing the measures and the 'runny nose' protocol prevents absenteeism during the flu season.

October 25, 2021

Average absenteeism in the Netherlands continues to decrease. Covid-19-related absenteeism increases.

July 19, 2021

Absenteeism in the Netherlands decreases, but remains higher than usual

June 16, 2021

The peak of absenteeism rate as a result of the third Covid-19 wave appears to have been reached in the Netherlands

May 19, 2021

More Covid-19 cases on the work floor

April 16, 2021

Absenteeism rate has halved in first months of 2021

March 16, 2021