Labor market

Personnel; the most important business asset

If you as an entrepreneur realize that personnel is your most important business asset, then Utrecht is the place for you. Employers easily attract well-educated personnel. The highly educated working population makes it easier to realize your market opportunities within the Utrecht economy. This is the reason that the city scores so high in terms of competitiveness and innovation potential, and is one of the most competitive and pleasant regions in Europe in which to live.

In the Utrecht labor market most of the people work in the service provision sector (16%), healthcare (17%), transport and communication (13%) and wholesale and retail (12%). The information and communication sectors form almost 10% of the Utrecht economy.