Vacancies;SIC 2008;private sector

Vacancies;SIC 2008;private sector

SIC 2008 Periods Unfilled vacancies (x 1 000) New vacancies (x 1 000) Filled vacancies (x 1 000)
A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter 198.9 243 300
A-U All economic activities 2020 2nd quarter 178.4 205 225
A-U All economic activities 2020 3rd quarter 195.4 248 231
A-U All economic activities 2020 4th quarter 190.9 223 227
A-U All economic activities 2020 yearly average/yearly total 199.1 918 984
A-U All economic activities 2021 1st quarter 225.4 263 228
A-U All economic activities 2021 2nd quarter 306.3 351 270
A-U All economic activities 2021 3rd quarter 349.2 354 311
A-U All economic activities 2021 4rd quarter 347.6 313 315
A-U All economic activities 2021 yearly average/yearly total 287.5 1,281 1,124
A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter 416.6 389 319
A-U All economic activities 2022 2nd quarter 442.6 375 349
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 1st quarter 2.2 3 3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 2nd quarter 2.4 4 4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 3rd quarter 2.2 3 3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 4th quarter 1.9 2 3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 yearly average/yearly total 2.2 12 13
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 1st quarter 2.5 3 3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 2nd quarter 2.8 4 4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 3rd quarter 3.2 4 4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 4rd quarter 2.8 3 3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 yearly average/yearly total 2.7 14 14
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter 3.9 4 3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 2nd quarter 4.0 4 4
B Mining and quarrying 2020 1st quarter 0.2 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2020 2nd quarter 0.1 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2020 3rd quarter 0.1 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2020 4th quarter 0.1 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2020 yearly average/yearly total 0.2 1 1
B Mining and quarrying 2021 1st quarter 0.2 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2021 2nd quarter 0.3 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2021 3rd quarter 0.3 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2021 4rd quarter 0.3 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2021 yearly average/yearly total 0.3 1 1
B Mining and quarrying 2022 1st quarter 0.5 0 0
B Mining and quarrying 2022 2nd quarter 0.6 0 0
C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter 18.7 19 23
C Manufacturing 2020 2nd quarter 15.7 15 18
C Manufacturing 2020 3rd quarter 16.9 18 16
C Manufacturing 2020 4th quarter 18.0 18 17
C Manufacturing 2020 yearly average/yearly total 17.9 69 74
C Manufacturing 2021 1st quarter 20.7 20 17
C Manufacturing 2021 2nd quarter 28.0 27 20
C Manufacturing 2021 3rd quarter 33.3 30 24
C Manufacturing 2021 4rd quarter 32.7 24 25
C Manufacturing 2021 yearly average/yearly total 26.8 101 86
C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter 35.7 28 25
C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter 38.1 28 25
D Energy supply 2020 1st quarter 1.2 1 1
D Energy supply 2020 2nd quarter 1.1 1 1
D Energy supply 2020 3rd quarter 1.0 1 1
D Energy supply 2020 4th quarter 1.1 1 1
D Energy supply 2020 yearly average/yearly total 1.1 4 4
D Energy supply 2021 1st quarter 1.0 1 1
D Energy supply 2021 2nd quarter 1.3 2 1
D Energy supply 2021 3rd quarter 1.6 1 1
D Energy supply 2021 4rd quarter 1.7 2 2
D Energy supply 2021 yearly average/yearly total 1.3 6 5
D Energy supply 2022 1st quarter 2.2 2 1
D Energy supply 2022 2nd quarter 2.6 2 2
E Water supply and waste management 2020 1st quarter 0.8 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2020 2nd quarter 0.8 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2020 3rd quarter 0.9 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2020 4th quarter 1.0 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2020 yearly average/yearly total 0.9 4 4
E Water supply and waste management 2021 1st quarter 0.8 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2021 2nd quarter 1.2 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2021 3rd quarter 1.4 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2021 4rd quarter 1.5 1 1
E Water supply and waste management 2021 yearly average/yearly total 1.2 5 4
E Water supply and waste management 2022 1st quarter 2.0 2 1
E Water supply and waste management 2022 2nd quarter 1.9 1 1
F Construction 2020 1st quarter 13.9 11 13
F Construction 2020 2nd quarter 13.1 9 10
F Construction 2020 3rd quarter 14.4 11 9
F Construction 2020 4th quarter 15.6 10 9
F Construction 2020 yearly average/yearly total 14.4 41 42
F Construction 2021 1st quarter 18.1 13 11
F Construction 2021 2nd quarter 21.1 14 11
F Construction 2021 3rd quarter 23.2 14 12
F Construction 2021 4rd quarter 25.1 14 12
F Construction 2021 yearly average/yearly total 20.7 55 46
F Construction 2022 1st quarter 26.4 15 14
F Construction 2022 2nd quarter 28.5 14 12
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 1st quarter 41.5 62 77
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 2nd quarter 37.3 55 59
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 3rd quarter 43.0 66 60
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 4th quarter 39.4 60 63
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 yearly average/yearly total 42.4 242 258
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 1st quarter 44.5 61 56
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 2nd quarter 64.8 89 69
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 3rd quarter 75.8 89 78
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 4rd quarter 77.1 83 82
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 yearly average/yearly total 60.8 323 285
G Wholesale and retail trade 2022 1st quarter 92.1 95 80
G Wholesale and retail trade 2022 2nd quarter 100.5 99 91
H Transportation and storage 2020 1st quarter 8.3 12 16
H Transportation and storage 2020 2nd quarter 6.8 9 10
H Transportation and storage 2020 3rd quarter 8.2 10 9
H Transportation and storage 2020 4th quarter 7.7 10 11
H Transportation and storage 2020 yearly average/yearly total 8.3 41 46
H Transportation and storage 2021 1st quarter 9.9 14 11
H Transportation and storage 2021 2nd quarter 15.1 17 12
H Transportation and storage 2021 3rd quarter 16.9 18 16
H Transportation and storage 2021 4rd quarter 17.2 15 14
H Transportation and storage 2021 yearly average/yearly total 13.6 64 54
H Transportation and storage 2022 1st quarter 19.1 18 16
H Transportation and storage 2022 2nd quarter 20.4 17 16
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1st quarter 9.9 16 27
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 2nd quarter 10.2 16 15
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 3rd quarter 10.8 21 20
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 4th quarter 6.1 7 12
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 yearly average/yearly total 11.1 60 74
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 1st quarter 13.7 19 11
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 2nd quarter 29.2 43 27
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 3rd quarter 36.2 43 36
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 4rd quarter 24.2 21 33
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 yearly average/yearly total 23.6 126 108
I Accommodation and food serving 2022 1st quarter 44.3 48 28
I Accommodation and food serving 2022 2nd quarter 44.6 40 40
J Information and communication 2020 1st quarter 15.0 14 18
J Information and communication 2020 2nd quarter 12.3 9 12
J Information and communication 2020 3rd quarter 13.6 12 10
J Information and communication 2020 4th quarter 15.7 14 12
J Information and communication 2020 yearly average/yearly total 14.5 50 52
J Information and communication 2021 1st quarter 18.8 18 15
J Information and communication 2021 2nd quarter 23.3 21 16
J Information and communication 2021 3rd quarter 23.3 17 17
J Information and communication 2021 4rd quarter 25.6 19 17
J Information and communication 2021 yearly average/yearly total 21.5 75 65
J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter 28.8 22 19
J Information and communication 2022 2nd quarter 28.8 18 18
K Financial institutions 2020 1st quarter 7.0 7 8
K Financial institutions 2020 2nd quarter 7.0 8 8
K Financial institutions 2020 3rd quarter 6.9 8 8
K Financial institutions 2020 4th quarter 7.3 7 7
K Financial institutions 2020 yearly average/yearly total 7.2 30 31
K Financial institutions 2021 1st quarter 7.8 9 8
K Financial institutions 2021 2nd quarter 8.0 8 8
K Financial institutions 2021 3rd quarter 9.5 8 7
K Financial institutions 2021 4rd quarter 10.2 9 8
K Financial institutions 2021 yearly average/yearly total 8.5 33 31
K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter 11.7 12 10
K Financial institutions 2022 2nd quarter 12.7 10 9
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 1st quarter 1.5 2 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 2nd quarter 1.6 2 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 3rd quarter 1.4 2 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 4th quarter 1.5 2 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 yearly average/yearly total 1.6 8 9
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 1st quarter 1.6 2 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 2nd quarter 2.2 3 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 3rd quarter 2.4 3 2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 4rd quarter 2.3 2 3
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 yearly average/yearly total 2.0 10 9
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter 3.6 4 3
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 2nd quarter 4.1 4 3
M Other specialised business services 2020 1st quarter 21.6 21 26
M Other specialised business services 2020 2nd quarter 17.9 15 19
M Other specialised business services 2020 3rd quarter 19.8 20 18
M Other specialised business services 2020 4th quarter 21.2 21 20
M Other specialised business services 2020 yearly average/yearly total 20.8 77 82
M Other specialised business services 2021 1st quarter 26.3 27 22
M Other specialised business services 2021 2nd quarter 30.6 28 24
M Other specialised business services 2021 3rd quarter 34.4 31 27
M Other specialised business services 2021 4rd quarter 36.1 28 26
M Other specialised business services 2021 yearly average/yearly total 30.0 114 99
M Other specialised business services 2022 1st quarter 43.7 35 27
M Other specialised business services 2022 2nd quarter 45.0 31 30
N Renting and other business support 2020 1st quarter 15.5 24 28
N Renting and other business support 2020 2nd quarter 14.4 20 21
N Renting and other business support 2020 3rd quarter 14.6 24 24
N Renting and other business support 2020 4th quarter 14.1 21 21
N Renting and other business support 2020 yearly average/yearly total 15.5 88 95
N Renting and other business support 2021 1st quarter 15.2 21 20
N Renting and other business support 2021 2nd quarter 22.8 28 21
N Renting and other business support 2021 3rd quarter 24.9 28 25
N Renting and other business support 2021 4rd quarter 25.0 25 25
N Renting and other business support 2021 yearly average/yearly total 20.6 102 91
N Renting and other business support 2022 1st quarter 28.8 33 29
N Renting and other business support 2022 2nd quarter 30.5 32 30
O Public administration and services 2020 1st quarter 0.6 1 1
O Public administration and services 2020 2nd quarter 0.5 0 1
O Public administration and services 2020 3rd quarter 0.6 1 1
O Public administration and services 2020 4th quarter 0.7 1 1
O Public administration and services 2020 yearly average/yearly total 0.6 3 3
O Public administration and services 2021 1st quarter 0.7 1 1
O Public administration and services 2021 2nd quarter 1.1 1 1
O Public administration and services 2021 3rd quarter 1.2 1 1
O Public administration and services 2021 4rd quarter 1.1 1 1
O Public administration and services 2021 yearly average/yearly total 1.0 4 3
O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter 1.1 1 1
O Public administration and services 2022 2nd quarter 1.1 1 1
P Education 2020 1st quarter 1.3 2 3
P Education 2020 2nd quarter 1.3 2 2
P Education 2020 3rd quarter 1.7 3 3
P Education 2020 4th quarter 1.6 3 3
P Education 2020 yearly average/yearly total 1.6 10 10
P Education 2021 1st quarter 2.2 3 3
P Education 2021 2nd quarter 2.7 3 3
P Education 2021 3rd quarter 2.6 4 4
P Education 2021 4rd quarter 3.2 4 3
P Education 2021 yearly average/yearly total 2.5 14 13
P Education 2022 1st quarter 3.1 3 3
P Education 2022 2nd quarter 3.7 4 3
Q Health and social work activities 2020 1st quarter 34.0 38 40
Q Health and social work activities 2020 2nd quarter 31.6 32 35
Q Health and social work activities 2020 3rd quarter 33.7 39 37
Q Health and social work activities 2020 4th quarter 33.0 37 38
Q Health and social work activities 2020 yearly average/yearly total 33.5 147 150
Q Health and social work activities 2021 1st quarter 35.0 41 39
Q Health and social work activities 2021 2nd quarter 42.0 47 40
Q Health and social work activities 2021 3rd quarter 47.1 49 44
Q Health and social work activities 2021 4rd quarter 51.9 51 46
Q Health and social work activities 2021 yearly average/yearly total 41.6 188 169
Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter 57.2 52 47
Q Health and social work activities 2022 2nd quarter 61.7 53 49
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 1st quarter 2.9 4 5
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 2nd quarter 1.9 3 4
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 3rd quarter 2.4 5 4
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 4th quarter 1.7 3 3
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 yearly average/yearly total 2.5 15 17
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 1st quarter 2.9 4 3
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 2nd quarter 4.9 7 5
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 3rd quarter 6.0 7 6
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 4rd quarter 4.1 4 6
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 yearly average/yearly total 4.2 23 20
R Culture, sports and recreation 2022 1st quarter 6.4 8 6
R Culture, sports and recreation 2022 2nd quarter 6.5 8 8
S Other service activities 2020 1st quarter 2.6 4 6
S Other service activities 2020 2nd quarter 2.3 4 4
S Other service activities 2020 3rd quarter 3.0 5 4
S Other service activities 2020 4th quarter 3.2 5 4
S Other service activities 2020 yearly average/yearly total 2.9 18 19
S Other service activities 2021 1st quarter 3.5 5 5
S Other service activities 2021 2nd quarter 4.8 7 5
S Other service activities 2021 3rd quarter 5.9 7 6
S Other service activities 2021 4rd quarter 5.5 6 7
S Other service activities 2021 yearly average/yearly total 4.6 25 22
S Other service activities 2022 1st quarter 6.1 6 5
S Other service activities 2022 2nd quarter 7.4 8 6
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 2022:
Figures of the 2nd quarter of 2022 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
Figures of the 3rd quarter of 2022 will be published in November 2022.

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.
New vacancies
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector at the end of each quarter.
New 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 including cancelled vacancies.
The number of vacancies per quarter refers to vacancies in the private sector at the end of each quarter.
New 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.