() In the second quarter, the Dutch economy grew by 0.1% compared to the previous quarter Increase was dampened by the lower production ceiling for gas extraction Increase was driven by housing investment , private consumption and business investment There was a slight increase in the number of people employed In the second quarter, Dutch real GDP
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The number of people employed rose slightly, compared to the initial quarter. That said, there was a contraction in employment in non-commercial services (government and health care). Labour market indicators, such as the number of vacancies and temping hours, point to further employment increase in the private sector. As a result, joblessness is expected to decline steadily in the coming quarters.