Employment; jobs, wages, working hours; key figures


This table comprises yearly figures on the main aspects of employment, wages and working hours in the Netherlands. The information in this table is classified according to Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (SIC 2008) and can be broken down into:
- employee characteristics (age and sex)
- job characteristics (type of employment contract and working hours)
- company characteristics (size of the firm and collective wage agreements)

Data available from: 2009.

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definite.

Changes as of 30 September 2019:
The new figures for 2018 are added.

When will new figures be published?
New figures for 2019 will be published in October 2020.

Employment; jobs, wages, working hours; key figures

Characteristics job / employee / company Industrial classes / branches (SIC2008) Periods EmploymentJobs (x 1 000) EmploymentLabour volume (x 1 000) Wage per jobHourly wage (euro) Wage per jobMonthly wagesMonthly wage including overtime (euro) Wage per jobMonthly wagesMonthly wage excluding overtime (euro) Wage per jobYearly wageYearly wage including bonuses (euro) Wage per jobYearly wageYearly wage excluding special payments (euro) Wage per jobYearly wageBonuses and allowances (euro) Wage per jobYearly wageAdditional tax liability for company car (euro) Working hoursPer job per week including overtime (hour) Working hoursPer job per week excluding overtime (hour) Working hoursPer job per year (hour) Working hoursPer working year (hour)
Total A-U All economic activities 2017 8,096 6,045 22.23 2,460 2,427 34,090 29,520 4,570 400 29.0 28.7 1,310 1,754
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 8,324 6,237 22.69 2,508 2,474 34,670 30,090 4,580 420 29.1 28.8 1,309 1,747
Sex: Male A-U All economic activities 2017 4,255 3,573 23.65 3,007 2,952 41,830 36,080 5,750 640 33.3 32.7 1,498 1,784
Sex: Male A-U All economic activities 2018 4,366 3,666 24.11 3,053 2,998 42,380 36,640 5,740 680 33.3 32.7 1,493 1,778
Sex: Female A-U All economic activities 2017 3,841 2,472 20.10 1,854 1,845 25,510 22,240 3,270 130 24.3 24.2 1,102 1,712
Sex: Female A-U All economic activities 2018 3,958 2,571 20.57 1,906 1,897 26,170 22,870 3,300 140 24.5 24.4 1,106 1,704
Age: Younger than 15 years A-U All economic activities 2017 12 2 4.13 110 110 1,360 1,320 40 0 7.0 7.0 320 1,740
Age: Younger than 15 years A-U All economic activities 2018 15 3 4.24 109 108 1,340 1,300 40 0 6.7 6.7 307 1,728
Age: 15 to 19 years A-U All economic activities 2017 604 206 6.11 307 302 3,940 3,680 260 0 13.1 13.0 593 1,741
Age: 15 to 19 years A-U All economic activities 2018 644 223 6.51 331 325 4,260 3,970 290 0 13.3 13.1 598 1,732
Age: 20 to 24 years A-U All economic activities 2017 830 508 11.93 1,095 1,072 14,440 13,140 1,300 50 23.9 23.6 1,078 1,763
Age: 20 to 24 years A-U All economic activities 2018 853 531 12.55 1,164 1,140 15,370 13,970 1,400 60 24.3 24.0 1,091 1,753
Age: 25 to 29 years A-U All economic activities 2017 901 729 16.66 2,017 1,984 27,260 24,210 3,060 210 31.7 31.2 1,429 1,767
Age: 25 to 29 years A-U All economic activities 2018 929 759 17.21 2,096 2,063 28,330 25,150 3,190 230 32.0 31.6 1,438 1,760
Age: 30 to 34 years A-U All economic activities 2017 826 687 20.42 2,533 2,497 34,740 30,400 4,340 360 32.5 32.0 1,467 1,765
Age: 30 to 34 years A-U All economic activities 2018 855 713 20.95 2,598 2,562 35,640 31,180 4,460 380 32.6 32.2 1,467 1,757
Age: 35 to 39 years A-U All economic activities 2017 785 641 23.55 2,859 2,823 39,520 34,310 5,210 490 31.8 31.4 1,438 1,761
Age: 35 to 39 years A-U All economic activities 2018 798 654 24.05 2,917 2,880 40,290 35,000 5,290 520 31.9 31.5 1,437 1,754
Age: 40 to 44 years A-U All economic activities 2017 793 641 25.55 3,070 3,031 42,710 36,840 5,870 600 31.5 31.1 1,424 1,760
Age: 40 to 44 years A-U All economic activities 2018 787 639 26.02 3,126 3,086 43,430 37,510 5,920 620 31.6 31.2 1,423 1,752
Age: 45 to 49 years A-U All economic activities 2017 946 763 26.38 3,159 3,116 44,170 37,910 6,260 650 31.4 31.0 1,417 1,758
Age: 45 to 49 years A-U All economic activities 2018 941 763 26.91 3,226 3,182 45,080 38,710 6,380 690 31.6 31.1 1,419 1,751
Age: 50 to 54 years A-U All economic activities 2017 920 738 26.60 3,155 3,113 44,200 37,860 6,340 590 31.2 30.7 1,404 1,749
Age: 50 to 54 years A-U All economic activities 2018 932 751 27.13 3,221 3,179 45,040 38,650 6,380 640 31.3 30.9 1,406 1,744
Age: 55 to 59 years A-U All economic activities 2017 796 634 26.70 3,109 3,074 43,640 37,310 6,330 480 30.7 30.3 1,382 1,735
Age: 55 to 59 years A-U All economic activities 2018 827 660 27.18 3,166 3,130 44,200 37,990 6,210 510 30.8 30.5 1,382 1,730
Age: 60 to 64 years A-U All economic activities 2017 536 417 26.34 2,972 2,942 41,590 35,660 5,930 410 29.8 29.5 1,341 1,722
Age: 60 to 64 years A-U All economic activities 2018 570 444 26.76 3,011 2,981 41,950 36,140 5,810 430 29.9 29.6 1,337 1,717
Age: 65 to 74 years A-U All economic activities 2017 137 75 23.80 1,918 1,899 28,320 23,020 5,300 600 21.2 21.0 957 1,757
Age: 65 to 74 years A-U All economic activities 2018 161 91 24.36 2,028 2,007 28,610 24,330 4,280 580 22.0 21.8 989 1,744
Age: 75 years or older A-U All economic activities 2017 11 5 17.71 1,124 1,120 15,300 13,480 1,820 870 16.7 16.6 758 1,797
Age: 75 years or older A-U All economic activities 2018 13 5 18.52 1,138 1,133 15,120 13,660 1,460 870 16.2 16.2 734 1,782
Type of employment contract: full-time A-U All economic activities 2017 3,651 3,651 24.06 3,648 3,589 50,850 43,770 7,080 770 39.7 39.0 1,790 1,790
Type of employment contract: full-time A-U All economic activities 2018 3,753 3,753 24.54 3,709 3,650 51,590 44,500 7,090 810 39.8 39.1 1,785 1,785
Type of employment contract: part-time A-U All economic activities 2017 4,445 2,394 19.30 1,484 1,472 20,330 17,810 2,520 100 20.3 20.1 915 1,699
Type of employment contract: part-time A-U All economic activities 2018 4,571 2,483 19.73 1,522 1,510 20,780 18,260 2,520 110 20.4 20.3 918 1,690
Working hours: less than 12 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2017 1,210 211 13.41 339 332 4,690 4,070 620 40 6.6 6.5 298 1,707
Working hours: less than 12 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2018 1,223 213 13.51 339 333 4,710 4,070 640 50 6.6 6.5 296 1,699
Working hours: 12 to19 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2017 764 329 15.94 974 965 13,270 11,680 1,580 50 16.1 16.0 727 1,691
Working hours: 12 to19 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2018 768 330 16.15 981 973 13,350 11,770 1,580 60 16.1 16.0 723 1,683
Working hours: 20 to 29 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2017 862 525 19.00 1,631 1,623 22,280 19,570 2,710 70 22.7 22.6 1,025 1,683
Working hours: 20 to 29 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2018 889 542 19.36 1,655 1,647 22,560 19,860 2,700 70 22.7 22.6 1,021 1,675
Working hours: 25 to 29 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2017 617 466 20.36 2,156 2,139 29,590 25,870 3,720 60 28.0 27.8 1,261 1,669
Working hours: 25 to 29 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2018 643 486 20.83 2,191 2,177 29,980 26,290 3,690 60 27.9 27.8 1,254 1,659
Working hours: 30 to 34 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2017 890 776 21.79 2,692 2,668 36,920 32,300 4,610 180 32.6 32.3 1,469 1,685
Working hours: 30 to 34 hours a week A-U All economic activities 2018 942 821 22.16 2,720 2,699 37,160 32,640 4,520 190 32.5 32.3 1,461 1,677
Working hours: 35 hours a week or more A-U All economic activities 2017 3,753 3,738 23.96 3,631 3,574 50,590 43,570 7,010 770 39.7 39.0 1,790 1,797
Working hours: 35 hours a week or more A-U All economic activities 2018 3,859 3,844 24.46 3,696 3,637 51,380 44,350 7,030 810 39.7 39.1 1,785 1,792
Size of company: 0 to 10 employees A-U All economic activities 2017 1,226 815 21.64 2,151 2,137 28,190 25,810 2,380 680 26.0 25.9 1,185 1,783
Size of company: 0 to 10 employees A-U All economic activities 2018 1,233 822 22.18 2,208 2,193 28,760 26,490 2,270 730 26.2 26.0 1,186 1,780
Size of company: 10 to 100 employees A-U All economic activities 2017 1,925 1,470 20.49 2,377 2,324 32,330 28,530 3,800 520 30.3 29.7 1,361 1,782
Size of company: 10 to 100 employees A-U All economic activities 2018 1,976 1,513 20.88 2,418 2,367 32,960 29,020 3,940 540 30.4 29.8 1,360 1,776
Size of company: 100 or more employees A-U All economic activities 2017 4,945 3,760 23.07 2,568 2,539 36,240 30,820 5,420 290 29.3 28.9 1,321 1,737
Size of company: 100 or more employees A-U All economic activities 2018 5,116 3,901 23.51 2,614 2,584 36,760 31,370 5,390 300 29.4 29.0 1,319 1,729
Cao-sector: private companies A-U All economic activities 2017 5,735 4,279 21.57 2,441 2,397 33,660 29,290 4,370 550 29.6 29.1 1,334 1,788
Cao-sector: private companies A-U All economic activities 2018 5,919 4,436 22.00 2,490 2,446 34,300 29,880 4,410 580 29.8 29.3 1,335 1,781
Cao-sector: subsidised corporations A-U All economic activities 2017 1,333 922 21.74 2,076 2,069 28,710 24,910 3,800 40 25.3 25.3 1,142 1,651
Cao-sector: subsidised corporations A-U All economic activities 2018 1,366 947 22.22 2,118 2,111 29,140 25,410 3,730 50 25.4 25.4 1,140 1,643
Cao-sector: government A-U All economic activities 2017 1,028 844 26.32 3,062 3,055 43,460 36,750 6,710 10 30.5 30.4 1,393 1,696
Cao-sector: government A-U All economic activities 2018 1,039 853 26.96 3,120 3,112 44,100 37,430 6,670 10 30.4 30.4 1,385 1,688
Source: CBS.
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