Vacancies; SIC 2008; private firms and government sectors

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 2021 3e kwartaal 376.3 387 345
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 3e kwartaal 3.2 4 4
B Mining and quarrying 2021 3e kwartaal 0.3 0 0
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2021 3e kwartaal 36.7 33 27
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2021 3e kwartaal 59.8 46 38
C Manufacturing 2021 3e kwartaal 33.3 30 24
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2021 3e kwartaal 5.0 6 5
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021 3e kwartaal 5.4 4 4
29-30 Transport equipment 2021 3e kwartaal 1.9 1 1
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2021 3e kwartaal 4.0 4 3
D Energy supply 2021 3e kwartaal 1.6 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2021 3e kwartaal 1.5 1 1
F Construction 2021 3e kwartaal 23.2 14 12
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021 3e kwartaal 129.0 150 130
G-N Commercial services 2021 3e kwartaal 223.7 237 209
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 3e kwartaal 75.8 89 78
45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2021 3e kwartaal 5.3 5 5
46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021 3e kwartaal 26.6 24 22
47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021 3e kwartaal 43.8 60 52
471 Non-specialised retail sales. 2021 3e kwartaal 12.5 25 22
472 Specialised shops selling food 2021 3e kwartaal 2.7 4 3
H Transportation and storage 2021 3e kwartaal 17.1 18 16
49 Land transport 2021 3e kwartaal 6.8 7 7
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2021 3e kwartaal 4.7 5 5
53 Postal and courier activities 2021 3e kwartaal 4.8 5 4
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 3e kwartaal 36.2 43 36
J Information and communication 2021 3e kwartaal 23.3 17 17
58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2021 3e kwartaal 2.0 3 3
K Financial institutions 2021 3e kwartaal 9.5 8 7
64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2021 3e kwartaal 5.4 4 3
65 Insurance and pension funding 2021 3e kwartaal 1.2 1 1
66 Other financial services 2021 3e kwartaal 2.9 3 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 3e kwartaal 2.4 3 2
M-N Business services 2021 3e kwartaal 59.4 59 53
M Other specialised business services 2021 3e kwartaal 34.4 31 27
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2021 3e kwartaal 25.9 23 20
72 Research and development 2021 3e kwartaal 2.5 3 3
73-75 Advertising, design and other 2021 3e kwartaal 6.0 6 4
N Renting and other business support 2021 3e kwartaal 25.0 28 26
78201 Temporary employment agencies 2021 3e kwartaal 4.1 5 4
81 Cleaning activities, gardening etc. 2021 3e kwartaal 8.0 9 9
O-Q Government and care 2021 3e kwartaal 77.6 86 82
O-U Noncommercial services 2021 3e kwartaal 89.6 100 93
O Public administration and services 2021 3e kwartaal 17.0 15 14
P Education 2021 3e kwartaal 9.7 20 22
852 Primary and special education 2021 3e kwartaal 2.3 7 7
853 Secondary education 2021 3e kwartaal 2.9 7 8
854 Higher education 2021 3e kwartaal 2.0 4 4
Q Health and social work activities 2021 3e kwartaal 50.8 51 46
861 Hospitals 2021 3e kwartaal 11.6 9 8
87 Residential care and guidance 2021 3e kwartaal 16.3 18 17
88 Social work without accommodation 2021 3e kwartaal 13.7 14 11
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021 3e kwartaal 12.1 14 12
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 3e kwartaal 6.2 7 6
S Other service activities 2021 3e kwartaal 5.9 7 6
0 to 9 employed persons 2021 3e kwartaal 68.7 76 67
10 to 99 employed persons 2021 3e kwartaal 105.1 106 93
100 or more employed persons 2021 3e kwartaal 202.5 205 185
Source: CBS
Explanation of symbols

Table description


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 16 November 2021:
Figures of the 3rd quarter of 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
Figures of the 4th quarter of 2021 will be published in February 2022.

Description topics

Unfilled vacancies
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector and in government sectors at the end of each quarter.
The annual figure regarding unfilled vacancies is a weighted average calculated as follows:
Vacancies 4th quarter previous year under review, weight 1.
Vacancies 1st, 2nd, 3rd quarter year under review, weight 2.
Vacancies 4th quarter year under review, weight 1.

Vacancies, annual average = Total number of vacancies/8
The annual result of the new and filled vacancies is the total of the four quarters.
New vacancies
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector and in government sectors at the end of each quarter.
New vacancies and filled vacancies also include new vacancies which were filled in that same quarter.
The annual result of the new and filled vacancies is the total of the four quarters.
The annual figure regarding unfilled vacancies is a weighted average.
Filled vacancies
Filled vacancies include cancelled vacancies.
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private
sector and in government sectors at the end of each quarter.
New vacancies and filled vacancies also include new vacancies which were filled in that same quarter.
The annual result of the new and filled vacancies is the total of the four quarters.
The annual figure regarding unfilled vacancies is a weighted average.