Vacancies; seasonally adjusted

Vacancies; seasonally adjusted

SIC 2008, private firms, government Periods Vacancies seasonally adjusted (x 1 000)
A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter 217.6
A-U All economic activities 2020 2nd quarter 198.2
A-U All economic activities 2020 3rd quarter 216.8
A-U All economic activities 2020 4th quarter 218.7
A-U All economic activities 2021 1st quarter 248.7
A-U All economic activities 2021 2nd quarter 324.3
A-U All economic activities 2021 3rd quarter 370.0
A-U All economic activities 2021 4th quarter 391.8
A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 450.5
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 1st quarter 2.1
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 2nd quarter 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 3rd quarter 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 4th quarter 2.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 1st quarter 2.3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 2nd quarter 2.6
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 3rd quarter 3.1
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021 4th quarter 3.3
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter* 3.6
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2020 1st quarter 34.2
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2020 2nd quarter 31.1
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2020 3rd quarter 33.4
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2020 4th quarter 36.3
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2021 1st quarter 42.2
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2021 2nd quarter 51.1
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2021 3rd quarter 58.0
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2021 4th quarter 62.7
B-F Manufacturing and energy 2022 1st quarter* 69.7
G-N Commercial services 2020 1st quarter 118.2
G-N Commercial services 2020 2nd quarter 106.5
G-N Commercial services 2020 3rd quarter 117.9
G-N Commercial services 2020 4th quarter 117.4
G-N Commercial services 2021 1st quarter 136.2
G-N Commercial services 2021 2nd quarter 190.5
G-N Commercial services 2021 3rd quarter 219.1
G-N Commercial services 2021 4th quarter 230.2
G-N Commercial services 2022 1st quarter* 271.5
M-N Business services 2020 1st quarter 36.7
M-N Business services 2020 2nd quarter 32.7
M-N Business services 2020 3rd quarter 34.5
M-N Business services 2020 4th quarter 35.8
M-N Business services 2021 1st quarter 41.9
M-N Business services 2021 2nd quarter 52.5
M-N Business services 2021 3rd quarter 58.2
M-N Business services 2021 4th quarter 63.0
M-N Business services 2022 1st quarter* 73.7
O-U Noncommercial services 2020 1st quarter 63.1
O-U Noncommercial services 2020 2nd quarter 58.4
O-U Noncommercial services 2020 3rd quarter 63.3
O-U Noncommercial services 2020 4th quarter 62.9
O-U Noncommercial services 2021 1st quarter 68.0
O-U Noncommercial services 2021 2nd quarter 80.2
O-U Noncommercial services 2021 3rd quarter 89.8
O-U Noncommercial services 2021 4th quarter 95.6
O-U Noncommercial services 2022 1st quarter* 105.6
C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter 18.5
C Manufacturing 2020 2nd quarter 15.5
C Manufacturing 2020 3rd quarter 17.0
C Manufacturing 2020 4th quarter 18.3
C Manufacturing 2021 1st quarter 21.3
C Manufacturing 2021 2nd quarter 27.4
C Manufacturing 2021 3rd quarter 32.3
C Manufacturing 2021 4th quarter 33.6
C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 37.1
F Construction 2020 1st quarter 13.6
F Construction 2020 2nd quarter 13.2
F Construction 2020 3rd quarter 14.4
F Construction 2020 4th quarter 15.9
F Construction 2021 1st quarter 18.3
F Construction 2021 2nd quarter 21.0
F Construction 2021 3rd quarter 23.0
F Construction 2021 4th quarter 25.2
F Construction 2022 1st quarter* 26.8
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 1st quarter 40.7
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 2nd quarter 36.5
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 3rd quarter 42.1
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 4th quarter 41.9
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 1st quarter 42.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 2nd quarter 64.4
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 3rd quarter 74.5
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021 4th quarter 80.7
G Wholesale and retail trade 2022 1st quarter* 89.7
H Transportation and storage 2020 1st quarter 8.4
H Transportation and storage 2020 2nd quarter 6.8
H Transportation and storage 2020 3rd quarter 8.1
H Transportation and storage 2020 4th quarter 8.0
H Transportation and storage 2021 1st quarter 10.4
H Transportation and storage 2021 2nd quarter 14.5
H Transportation and storage 2021 3rd quarter 16.6
H Transportation and storage 2021 4th quarter 18.1
H Transportation and storage 2022 1st quarter* 20.0
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1st quarter 9.6
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 2nd quarter 9.3
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 3rd quarter 10.9
I Accommodation and food serving 2020 4th quarter 7.2
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 1st quarter 13.9
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 2nd quarter 25.4
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 3rd quarter 34.1
I Accommodation and food serving 2021 4th quarter 30.0
I Accommodation and food serving 2022 1st quarter* 44.6
J Information and communication 2020 1st quarter 14.3
J Information and communication 2020 2nd quarter 12.7
J Information and communication 2020 3rd quarter 13.9
J Information and communication 2020 4th quarter 15.8
J Information and communication 2021 1st quarter 18.1
J Information and communication 2021 2nd quarter 23.5
J Information and communication 2021 3rd quarter 23.7
J Information and communication 2021 4th quarter 25.7
J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter* 28.1
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 4th quarter 7.3
K Financial institutions 2021 1st quarter 7.8
K Financial institutions 2021 2nd quarter 8.0
K Financial institutions 2021 3rd quarter 9.5
K Financial institutions 2021 4th quarter 10.3
K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter* 11.7
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 1st quarter 1.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 2nd quarter 1.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 3rd quarter 1.4
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 4th quarter 1.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 1st quarter 1.7
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 2nd quarter 2.1
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 3rd quarter 2.4
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021 4th quarter 2.3
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter* 3.7
M Other specialised business services 2020 1st quarter 21.0
M Other specialised business services 2020 2nd quarter 18.2
M Other specialised business services 2020 3rd quarter 20.1
M Other specialised business services 2020 4th quarter 21.3
M Other specialised business services 2021 1st quarter 25.8
M Other specialised business services 2021 2nd quarter 30.6
M Other specialised business services 2021 3rd quarter 34.3
M Other specialised business services 2021 4th quarter 36.8
M Other specialised business services 2022 1st quarter* 43.1
N Renting and other business support 2020 1st quarter 15.6
N Renting and other business support 2020 2nd quarter 14.5
N Renting and other business support 2020 3rd quarter 14.4
N Renting and other business support 2020 4th quarter 14.5
N Renting and other business support 2021 1st quarter 16.1
N Renting and other business support 2021 2nd quarter 22.0
N Renting and other business support 2021 3rd quarter 23.9
N Renting and other business support 2021 4th quarter 26.3
N Renting and other business support 2022 1st quarter* 30.6
O Public administration and services 2020 1st quarter 14.6
O Public administration and services 2020 2nd quarter 14.0
O Public administration and services 2020 3rd quarter 14.0
O Public administration and services 2020 4th quarter 14.7
O Public administration and services 2021 1st quarter 15.4
O Public administration and services 2021 2nd quarter 16.1
O Public administration and services 2021 3rd quarter 17.3
O Public administration and services 2021 4th quarter 18.2
O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter* 20.0
P Education 2020 1st quarter 6.3
P Education 2020 2nd quarter 5.6
P Education 2020 3rd quarter 6.3
P Education 2020 4th quarter 6.7
P Education 2021 1st quarter 7.7
P Education 2021 2nd quarter 9.3
P Education 2021 3rd quarter 10.0
P Education 2021 4th quarter 11.6
P Education 2022 1st quarter* 12.0
Q Health and social work activities 2020 1st quarter 36.5
Q Health and social work activities 2020 2nd quarter 34.1
Q Health and social work activities 2020 3rd quarter 37.7
Q Health and social work activities 2020 4th quarter 36.7
Q Health and social work activities 2021 1st quarter 38.2
Q Health and social work activities 2021 2nd quarter 44.9
Q Health and social work activities 2021 3rd quarter 51.4
Q Health and social work activities 2021 4th quarter 55.4
Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter* 60.9
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 1st quarter 3.0
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 2nd quarter 2.2
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 3rd quarter 2.5
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 4th quarter 1.8
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 1st quarter 3.0
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 2nd quarter 4.9
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 3rd quarter 5.5
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021 4th quarter 5.1
R Culture, sports and recreation 2022 1st quarter* 6.2
S Other service activities 2020 1st quarter 2.8
S Other service activities 2020 2nd quarter 2.5
S Other service activities 2020 3rd quarter 2.9
S Other service activities 2020 4th quarter 3.0
S Other service activities 2021 1st quarter 3.8
S Other service activities 2021 2nd quarter 5.0
S Other service activities 2021 3rd quarter 5.5
S Other service activities 2021 4th quarter 5.4
S Other service activities 2022 1st quarter* 6.6
Private companies 2020 1st quarter 194.6
Private companies 2020 2nd quarter 177.6
Private companies 2020 3rd quarter 195.2
Private companies 2020 4th quarter 196.2
Private companies 2021 1st quarter 225.3
Private companies 2021 2nd quarter 298.3
Private companies 2021 3rd quarter 341.9
Private companies 2021 4th quarter 362.9
Private companies 2022 1st quarter* 418.4
Government 2020 1st quarter 23.0
Government 2020 2nd quarter 20.7
Government 2020 3rd quarter 21.6
Government 2020 4th quarter 22.5
Government 2021 1st quarter 23.4
Government 2021 2nd quarter 26.0
Government 2021 3rd quarter 28.0
Government 2021 4th quarter 28.9
Government 2022 1st quarter* 32.1
Source: CBS
Explanation of symbols

Table description


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 2022 are provisional, other figures are final.
Seasonally adjusted figures may be marginally adjusted at the end of the year under review.

Changes as of 17 May 2022:
Figures of the 1st quarter of 2022 have been added. Figures of 2021 have been made final.

When will new figures be published?
Figures of the 2nd quarter of 2022 will be published in August 2022.

Description topics

Vacancies seasonally adjusted
Seasonally Adjusted holds that quarterly figures are adjusted for an annual pattern of differences that usually appear at the time of the year.