Vacancies; seasonally adjusted


This table provides information on the number of vacancies per quarter.
The phrase 'seasonally adjusted' refers to the total number of vacancies in the private and public sectors at the end of each quarter.
Data on vacancies are broken down by:
- SIC 2008;
- private sector and public sector;
- quarter.

Data available from: 1st quarter of 1997

Status of the figures:
The figures of 2020 are provisional, other figures are final.
Seasonally adjusted figures may be marginally adjusted at the end of the year under review.

Changes as of 15 May 2020:
New provisional figures of first quarter of 2020 have been added.
The figures of 2019 are final.

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

Vacancies; seasonally adjusted

SIC 2008, private firms, government Periods Vacancies seasonally adjusted (x 1 000)
A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter 236.3
A-U All economic activities 2018 2nd quarter 250.8
A-U All economic activities 2018 3rd quarter 260.8
A-U All economic activities 2018 4th quarter 264.0
A-U All economic activities 2019 1st quarter 280.9
A-U All economic activities 2019 2nd quarter 282.3
A-U All economic activities 2019 3rd quarter 284.4
A-U All economic activities 2019 4th quarter 285.7
A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter* 225.6
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 1st quarter 2.0
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 2nd quarter 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 3rd quarter 2.4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 4th quarter 2.4
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019 1st quarter 2.8
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019 2nd quarter 2.7
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019 3rd quarter 2.6
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019 4th quarter 2.6
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 1st quarter* 2.4
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 1st quarter 37.9
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 2nd quarter 40.4
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 3rd quarter 41.1
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2018 4th quarter 41.9
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 1st quarter 45.0
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 2nd quarter 44.6
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 3rd quarter 43.2
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2019 4th quarter 41.2
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2020 1st quarter* 35.8
G-N Commercial services 2018 1st quarter 142.4
G-N Commercial services 2018 2nd quarter 150.7
G-N Commercial services 2018 3rd quarter 157.2
G-N Commercial services 2018 4th quarter 157.3
G-N Commercial services 2019 1st quarter 168.0
G-N Commercial services 2019 2nd quarter 167.8
G-N Commercial services 2019 3rd quarter 169.1
G-N Commercial services 2019 4th quarter 169.8
G-N Commercial services 2020 1st quarter* 123.3
M-N Business services 2018 1st quarter 39.2
M-N Business services 2018 2nd quarter 41.0
M-N Business services 2018 3rd quarter 42.2
M-N Business services 2018 4th quarter 42.0
M-N Business services 2019 1st quarter 46.0
M-N Business services 2019 2nd quarter 46.9
M-N Business services 2019 3rd quarter 46.1
M-N Business services 2019 4th quarter 45.8
M-N Business services 2020 1st quarter* 39.7
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 1st quarter 54.0
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 2nd quarter 57.4
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 3rd quarter 60.1
O-U Noncommercial services 2018 4th quarter 62.3
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 1st quarter 65.1
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 2nd quarter 67.2
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 3rd quarter 69.4
O-U Noncommercial services 2019 4th quarter 72.1
O-U Noncommercial services 2020 1st quarter* 64.2
C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter 20.2
C Manufacturing 2018 2nd quarter 22.3
C Manufacturing 2018 3rd quarter 22.5
C Manufacturing 2018 4th quarter 22.5
C Manufacturing 2019 1st quarter 24.0
C Manufacturing 2019 2nd quarter 23.7
C Manufacturing 2019 3rd quarter 22.8
C Manufacturing 2019 4th quarter 22.2
C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter* 19.4
F Construction 2018 1st quarter 15.4
F Construction 2018 2nd quarter 16.2
F Construction 2018 3rd quarter 16.4
F Construction 2018 4th quarter 17.2
F Construction 2019 1st quarter 19.0
F Construction 2019 2nd quarter 18.3
F Construction 2019 3rd quarter 18.1
F Construction 2019 4th quarter 17.3
F Construction 2020 1st quarter* 14.1
G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 1st quarter 46.2
G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 2nd quarter 49.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 3rd quarter 52.6
G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 4th quarter 52.2
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019 1st quarter 55.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019 2nd quarter 56.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019 3rd quarter 57.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2019 4th quarter 58.3
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 1st quarter* 41.5
H Transportation and storage 2018 1st quarter 10.7
H Transportation and storage 2018 2nd quarter 11.9
H Transportation and storage 2018 3rd quarter 13.2
H Transportation and storage 2018 4th quarter 13.7
H Transportation and storage 2019 1st quarter 14.2
H Transportation and storage 2019 2nd quarter 12.5
H Transportation and storage 2019 3rd quarter 12.6
H Transportation and storage 2019 4th quarter 13.0
H Transportation and storage 2020 1st quarter* 8.7
I Accommodation and food serving 2018 1st quarter 19.0
I Accommodation and food serving 2018 2nd quarter 21.0
I Accommodation and food serving 2018 3rd quarter 20.9
I Accommodation and food serving 2018 4th quarter 21.2
I Accommodation and food serving 2019 1st quarter 23.0
I Accommodation and food serving 2019 2nd quarter 23.3
I Accommodation and food serving 2019 3rd quarter 23.3
I Accommodation and food serving 2019 4th quarter 23.2
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1st quarter* 9.9
J Information and communication 2018 1st quarter 16.4
J Information and communication 2018 2nd quarter 16.7
J Information and communication 2018 3rd quarter 17.3
J Information and communication 2018 4th quarter 17.2
J Information and communication 2019 1st quarter 18.4
J Information and communication 2019 2nd quarter 18.0
J Information and communication 2019 3rd quarter 18.8
J Information and communication 2019 4th quarter 18.4
J Information and communication 2020 1st quarter* 15.0
K Financial institutions 2018 1st quarter 8.8
K Financial institutions 2018 2nd quarter 8.7
K Financial institutions 2018 3rd quarter 9.0
K Financial institutions 2018 4th quarter 9.1
K Financial institutions 2019 1st quarter 9.0
K Financial institutions 2019 2nd quarter 8.8
K Financial institutions 2019 3rd quarter 8.4
K Financial institutions 2019 4th quarter 8.7
K Financial institutions 2020 1st quarter* 7.0
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 1st quarter 2.1
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 2nd quarter 2.1
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 3rd quarter 1.9
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 4th quarter 1.9
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019 1st quarter 2.1
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019 2nd quarter 2.0
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019 3rd quarter 2.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019 4th quarter 2.2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 1st quarter* 1.5
M Other specialised business services 2018 1st quarter 23.3
M Other specialised business services 2018 2nd quarter 24.1
M Other specialised business services 2018 3rd quarter 25.0
M Other specialised business services 2018 4th quarter 24.4
M Other specialised business services 2019 1st quarter 26.8
M Other specialised business services 2019 2nd quarter 27.2
M Other specialised business services 2019 3rd quarter 26.2
M Other specialised business services 2019 4th quarter 26.1
M Other specialised business services 2020 1st quarter* 22.7
N Renting and other business support 2018 1st quarter 16.0
N Renting and other business support 2018 2nd quarter 16.9
N Renting and other business support 2018 3rd quarter 17.2
N Renting and other business support 2018 4th quarter 17.5
N Renting and other business support 2019 1st quarter 19.3
N Renting and other business support 2019 2nd quarter 19.7
N Renting and other business support 2019 3rd quarter 19.9
N Renting and other business support 2019 4th quarter 19.8
N Renting and other business support 2020 1st quarter* 17.0
O Public administration and services 2018 1st quarter 11.9
O Public administration and services 2018 2nd quarter 11.9
O Public administration and services 2018 3rd quarter 12.5
O Public administration and services 2018 4th quarter 13.1
O Public administration and services 2019 1st quarter 13.3
O Public administration and services 2019 2nd quarter 14.3
O Public administration and services 2019 3rd quarter 13.8
O Public administration and services 2019 4th quarter 15.5
O Public administration and services 2020 1st quarter* 15.1
P Education 2018 1st quarter 5.7
P Education 2018 2nd quarter 7.3
P Education 2018 3rd quarter 6.8
P Education 2018 4th quarter 7.1
P Education 2019 1st quarter 7.9
P Education 2019 2nd quarter 7.6
P Education 2019 3rd quarter 7.8
P Education 2019 4th quarter 8.1
P Education 2020 1st quarter* 6.8
Q Health and social work activities 2018 1st quarter 29.8
Q Health and social work activities 2018 2nd quarter 30.8
Q Health and social work activities 2018 3rd quarter 33.2
Q Health and social work activities 2018 4th quarter 34.7
Q Health and social work activities 2019 1st quarter 35.5
Q Health and social work activities 2019 2nd quarter 37.6
Q Health and social work activities 2019 3rd quarter 39.3
Q Health and social work activities 2019 4th quarter 40.1
Q Health and social work activities 2020 1st quarter* 36.1
R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 1st quarter 2.6
R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 2nd quarter 3.3
R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 3rd quarter 3.6
R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 4th quarter 3.2
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019 1st quarter 4.2
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019 2nd quarter 3.9
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019 3rd quarter 4.4
R Culture, sports and recreation 2019 4th quarter 4.3
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 1st quarter* 3.1
S Other service activities 2018 1st quarter 4.0
S Other service activities 2018 2nd quarter 4.1
S Other service activities 2018 3rd quarter 4.0
S Other service activities 2018 4th quarter 4.2
S Other service activities 2019 1st quarter 4.3
S Other service activities 2019 2nd quarter 3.8
S Other service activities 2019 3rd quarter 4.2
S Other service activities 2019 4th quarter 4.2
S Other service activities 2020 1st quarter* 3.0
Private companies 2018 1st quarter 218.4
Private companies 2018 2nd quarter 231.9
Private companies 2018 3rd quarter 241.6
Private companies 2018 4th quarter 243.8
Private companies 2019 1st quarter 259.9
Private companies 2019 2nd quarter 260.3
Private companies 2019 3rd quarter 262.1
Private companies 2019 4th quarter 261.8
Private companies 2020 1st quarter* 201.6
Government 2018 1st quarter 17.9
Government 2018 2nd quarter 18.8
Government 2018 3rd quarter 19.1
Government 2018 4th quarter 20.1
Government 2019 1st quarter 21.0
Government 2019 2nd quarter 22.0
Government 2019 3rd quarter 22.3
Government 2019 4th quarter 23.9
Government 2020 1st quarter* 24.0
Source: CBS
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