Vacancies; SIC 2008; private firms and government sectors


The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector and in government at the end of each quarter.
Subjects: Unfilled vacancies, new vacancies, filled vacancies in the private sector and in government sectors.

Selections: SIC 2008, size of the enterprise, periods.

Data available since 1997, quarter 1.
Frequency of appearance: each quarter.

Status of the figures:
All figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 26 June 2020:
Three merged industries in the year figure of 1997 contained unreliable data. These figures are replaced by a dot. These corrections don’t have consequences for other figures in the table.

Changes as of 15 May 2020:
New figures of first quarter of 2020 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
New figures of second quarter of 2020 will be published August 2020.

Vacancies; SIC 2008; private firms and government sectors

SIC 2008 size classes Periods Unfilled vacancies (x 1000) New vacancies (x 1 000) Filled vacancies (x 1000)
A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter 237.8 285 266
A-U All economic activities 2018 2nd quarter 260.6 313 290
A-U All economic activities 2018 3rd quarter 258.3 302 305
A-U All economic activities 2018 4th quarter 254.9 282 286
A-U All economic activities 2018 yearly average/yearly total 248.3 1,183 1,146
A-U All economic activities 2019 1st quarter 278.9 319 295
A-U All economic activities 2019 2nd quarter 293.8 330 315
A-U All economic activities 2019 3rd quarter 283.8 313 323
A-U All economic activities 2019 4th quarter 281.2 297 300
A-U All economic activities 2019 yearly average/yearly total 281.1 1,258 1,232
A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter 221.7 266 326
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 1st quarter 22.6 23 21
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 2nd quarter 25.2 26 23
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 3rd quarter 24.6 22 23
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 4th quarter 23.7 22 23
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 yearly average/yearly total 23.6 93 89
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019 1st quarter 25.7 26 24
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019 2nd quarter 26.7 26 25
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019 3rd quarter 25.5 23 24
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019 4th quarter 25.3 24 24
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019 yearly average/yearly total 25.6 98 96
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 1st quarter 20.9 21 25
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 1st quarter 38.2 36 33
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 2nd quarter 41.9 39 35
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 3rd quarter 40.8 34 35
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 4th quarter 40.3 34 35
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 yearly average/yearly total 39.6 142 137
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 1st quarter 44.6 42 37
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 2nd quarter 45.5 38 37
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 3rd quarter 43.5 34 36
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 4th quarter 42.1 33 35
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 yearly average/yearly total 43.7 147 145
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2020 1st quarter 34.8 32 39
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 1st quarter 75.3 106 99
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 2nd quarter 86.4 122 111
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 3rd quarter 87.6 118 117
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 4th quarter 82.6 103 108
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 yearly average/yearly total 81.2 449 434
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019 1st quarter 91.7 118 109
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019 2nd quarter 97.2 124 118
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019 3rd quarter 93.9 121 124
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019 4th quarter 89.1 109 114
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019 yearly average/yearly total 92.2 471 465
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 1st quarter 59.8 90 120
G-N Commercial services 2018 1st quarter 143.1 178 165
G-N Commercial services 2018 2nd quarter 156.7 190 176
G-N Commercial services 2018 3rd quarter 156.4 189 190
G-N Commercial services 2018 4th quarter 151.2 172 178
G-N Commercial services 2018 yearly average/yearly total 149.3 729 709
G-N Commercial services 2019 1st quarter 166.6 196 181
G-N Commercial services 2019 2nd quarter 174.5 197 190
G-N Commercial services 2019 3rd quarter 171.3 197 200
G-N Commercial services 2019 4th quarter 165.1 180 186
G-N Commercial services 2019 yearly average/yearly total 167.6 771 757
G-N Commercial services 2020 1st quarter 120.6 158 202
M-N Business services 2018 1st quarter 39.7 48 45
M-N Business services 2018 2nd quarter 42.3 45 42
M-N Business services 2018 3rd quarter 41.3 48 49
M-N Business services 2018 4th quarter 41.0 46 46
M-N Business services 2018 yearly average/yearly total 40.5 186 182
M-N Business services 2019 1st quarter 45.1 51 47
M-N Business services 2019 2nd quarter 48.2 50 47
M-N Business services 2019 3rd quarter 47.8 50 51
M-N Business services 2019 4th quarter 46.8 45 46
M-N Business services 2019 yearly average/yearly total 46.3 196 190
M-N Business services 2020 1st quarter 37.3 45 54
O-Q Government and care 2018 1st quarter 47.8 58 56
O-Q Government and care 2018 2nd quarter 51.8 68 64
O-Q Government and care 2018 3rd quarter 51.1 64 65
O-Q Government and care 2018 4th quarter 54.0 63 60
O-Q Government and care 2018 yearly average/yearly total 50.1 253 245
O-Q Government and care 2019 1st quarter 56.7 65 62
O-Q Government and care 2019 2nd quarter 62.8 78 71
O-Q Government and care 2019 3rd quarter 57.9 67 72
O-Q Government and care 2019 4th quarter 63.2 70 64
O-Q Government and care 2019 yearly average/yearly total 59.0 279 270
O-Q Government and care 2020 1st quarter 58.2 64 69
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 1st quarter 54.4 68 66
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 2nd quarter 59.5 80 75
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 3rd quarter 58.6 76 77
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 4th quarter 61.3 74 71
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 yearly average/yearly total 57.2 298 289
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 1st quarter 64.9 77 74
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 2nd quarter 70.7 90 84
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 3rd quarter 66.5 78 83
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 4th quarter 71.7 81 76
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 yearly average/yearly total 67.1 327 316
O-U Noncommercial services 2020 1st quarter 64.1 73 81
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 1st quarter 6.6 10 10
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 2nd quarter 7.7 12 11
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 3rd quarter 7.5 12 12
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 4th quarter 7.3 11 11
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 yearly average/yearly total 7.1 45 44
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019 1st quarter 8.1 12 11
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019 2nd quarter 7.9 12 12
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019 3rd quarter 8.5 11 11
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019 4th quarter 8.4 12 12
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019 yearly average/yearly total 8.1 48 47
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 1st quarter 5.8 9 12
Source: CBS
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