Vacancies;SIC 2008;private sector

Vacancies;SIC 2008;private sector

SIC 2008 Periods Unfilled vacancies (x 1 000)
A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter 198.9
A-U All economic activities 2020 2nd quarter 178.4
A-U All economic activities 2020 3rd quarter 195.4
A-U All economic activities 2020 4rd quarter 190.9
A-U All economic activities 2020 yearly average/yearly total 199.1
A-U All economic activities 2021 1st quarter 225.4
A-U All economic activities 2021 2nd quarter 306.3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 1st quarter 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 2nd quarter 2.4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 3rd quarter 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 4rd quarter 1.9
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 yearly average/yearly total 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 1st quarter 2.5
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 2nd quarter 2.8
B Mining and quarrying 2020 1st quarter 0.2
B Mining and quarrying 2020 2nd quarter 0.1
B Mining and quarrying 2020 3rd quarter 0.1
B Mining and quarrying 2020 4rd quarter 0.1
B Mining and quarrying 2020 yearly average/yearly total 0.2
B Mining and quarrying 2021 1st quarter 0.2
B Mining and quarrying 2021 2nd quarter 0.3
C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter 18.7
C Manufacturing 2020 2nd quarter 15.7
C Manufacturing 2020 3rd quarter 16.9
C Manufacturing 2020 4rd quarter 18.0
C Manufacturing 2020 yearly average/yearly total 17.9
C Manufacturing 2021 1st quarter 20.7
C Manufacturing 2021 2nd quarter 28.0
D Energy supply 2020 1st quarter 1.2
D Energy supply 2020 2nd quarter 1.1
D Energy supply 2020 3rd quarter 1.0
D Energy supply 2020 4rd quarter 1.1
D Energy supply 2020 yearly average/yearly total 1.1
D Energy supply 2021 1st quarter 1.0
D Energy supply 2021 2nd quarter 1.3
E Water supply and waste management 2020 1st quarter 0.8
E Water supply and waste management 2020 2nd quarter 0.8
E Water supply and waste management 2020 3rd quarter 0.9
E Water supply and waste management 2020 4rd quarter 1.0
E Water supply and waste management 2020 yearly average/yearly total 0.9
E Water supply and waste management 2021 1st quarter 0.8
E Water supply and waste management 2021 2nd quarter 1.2
F Construction 2020 1st quarter 13.9
F Construction 2020 2nd quarter 13.1
F Construction 2020 3rd quarter 14.4
F Construction 2020 4rd quarter 15.6
F Construction 2020 yearly average/yearly total 14.4
F Construction 2021 1st quarter 18.1
F Construction 2021 2nd quarter 21.1
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 1st quarter 41.5
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 2nd quarter 37.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 3rd quarter 43.0
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 4rd quarter 39.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 yearly average/yearly total 42.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 1st quarter 44.5
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 2nd quarter 64.8
H Transportation and storage 2020 1st quarter 8.3
H Transportation and storage 2020 2nd quarter 6.8
H Transportation and storage 2020 3rd quarter 8.2
H Transportation and storage 2020 4rd quarter 7.7
H Transportation and storage 2020 yearly average/yearly total 8.3
H Transportation and storage 2021 1st quarter 9.9
H Transportation and storage 2021 2nd quarter 15.1
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1st quarter 9.9
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 2nd quarter 10.2
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 3rd quarter 10.8
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 4rd quarter 6.1
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 yearly average/yearly total 11.1
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 1st quarter 13.7
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 2nd quarter 29.2
J Information and communication 2020 1st quarter 15.0
J Information and communication 2020 2nd quarter 12.3
J Information and communication 2020 3rd quarter 13.6
J Information and communication 2020 4rd quarter 15.7
J Information and communication 2020 yearly average/yearly total 14.5
J Information and communication 2021 1st quarter 18.8
J Information and communication 2021 2nd quarter 23.3
K Financial institutions 2020 1st quarter 7.0
K Financial institutions 2020 2nd quarter 7.0
K Financial institutions 2020 3rd quarter 6.9
K Financial institutions 2020 4rd quarter 7.3
K Financial institutions 2020 yearly average/yearly total 7.2
K Financial institutions 2021 1st quarter 7.8
K Financial institutions 2021 2nd quarter 8.0
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 1st quarter 1.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 2nd quarter 1.6
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 3rd quarter 1.4
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 4rd quarter 1.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 yearly average/yearly total 1.6
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 1st quarter 1.6
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 2nd quarter 2.2
M Other specialised business services 2020 1st quarter 21.6
M Other specialised business services 2020 2nd quarter 17.9
M Other specialised business services 2020 3rd quarter 19.8
M Other specialised business services 2020 4rd quarter 21.2
M Other specialised business services 2020 yearly average/yearly total 20.8
M Other specialised business services 2021 1st quarter 26.3
M Other specialised business services 2021 2nd quarter 30.6
N Renting and other business support 2020 1st quarter 15.5
N Renting and other business support 2020 2nd quarter 14.4
N Renting and other business support 2020 3rd quarter 14.6
N Renting and other business support 2020 4rd quarter 14.1
N Renting and other business support 2020 yearly average/yearly total 15.5
N Renting and other business support 2021 1st quarter 15.2
N Renting and other business support 2021 2nd quarter 22.8
O Public administration and services 2020 1st quarter 0.6
O Public administration and services 2020 2nd quarter 0.5
O Public administration and services 2020 3rd quarter 0.6
O Public administration and services 2020 4rd quarter 0.7
O Public administration and services 2020 yearly average/yearly total 0.6
O Public administration and services 2021 1st quarter 0.7
O Public administration and services 2021 2nd quarter 1.1
P Education 2020 1st quarter 1.3
P Education 2020 2nd quarter 1.3
P Education 2020 3rd quarter 1.7
P Education 2020 4rd quarter 1.6
P Education 2020 yearly average/yearly total 1.6
P Education 2021 1st quarter 2.2
P Education 2021 2nd quarter 2.7
Q Health and social work activities 2020 1st quarter 34.0
Q Health and social work activities 2020 2nd quarter 31.6
Q Health and social work activities 2020 3rd quarter 33.7
Q Health and social work activities 2020 4rd quarter 33.0
Q Health and social work activities 2020 yearly average/yearly total 33.5
Q Health and social work activities 2021 1st quarter 35.0
Q Health and social work activities 2021 2nd quarter 42.0
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 1st quarter 2.9
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 2nd quarter 1.9
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 3rd quarter 2.4
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 4rd quarter 1.7
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 yearly average/yearly total 2.5
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 1st quarter 2.9
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 2nd quarter 4.9
S Other service activities 2020 1st quarter 2.6
S Other service activities 2020 2nd quarter 2.3
S Other service activities 2020 3rd quarter 3.0
S Other service activities 2020 4rd quarter 3.2
S Other service activities 2020 yearly average/yearly total 2.9
S Other service activities 2021 1st quarter 3.5
S Other service activities 2021 2nd quarter 4.8
Source: CBS
Explanation of symbols

Table description


Unfilled, new and filled vacancies in the private sector Selections: Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities 2008 (SIC 2008), size of enterprises, periods.
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector at the end of each quarter.

Data available since 1997, quarter 1.

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

Changes as of 17 August 2021:
New figures of second quarter of 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
New figures of third quarter of 2021 will be published November 2021.

Description topics

Unfilled vacancies
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector 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.