Employment; jobs, wages, working hours, SIC2008; key figures

Employment; jobs, wages, working hours, SIC2008; key figures

Characteristics job / employee / company Industrial classes / branches (SIC2008) Periods Wage per job Yearly wage Bonuses and allowances (euro)
Total A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 5,550
Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 2,050
Total B-F Industry and energy 2020 5,890
Total B Mining and quarrying 2020 17,200
Total D Electricity and gas supply 2020 10,870
Total E Water supply and waste management 2020 6,100
Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 3,760
Total H Transportation and storage 2020 4,740
Total I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1,120
Total J Information and communication 2020 8,930
Total N Renting and other business support 2020 2,780
Total O-Q Government and care 2020 5,500
Total O Public administration and services 2020 8,040
Total Q Health and social work activities 2020 4,240
Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 2,810
Sex: Male A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 6,060
Sex: Male A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 2,440
Sex: Male B-F Industry and energy 2020 6,340
Sex: Male B Mining and quarrying 2020 18,280
Sex: Male D Electricity and gas supply 2020 12,140
Sex: Male E Water supply and waste management 2020 6,430
Sex: Male G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 5,130
Sex: Male H Transportation and storage 2020 5,140
Sex: Male I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1,290
Sex: Male J Information and communication 2020 10,030
Sex: Male N Renting and other business support 2020 3,210
Sex: Male O-Q Government and care 2020 7,530
Sex: Male O Public administration and services 2020 8,710
Sex: Male Q Health and social work activities 2020 6,140
Sex: Male R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 3,730
Sex: Female A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 3,650
Sex: Female A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 1,320
Sex: Female B-F Industry and energy 2020 4,040
Sex: Female B Mining and quarrying 2020 11,480
Sex: Female D Electricity and gas supply 2020 7,320
Sex: Female E Water supply and waste management 2020 4,610
Sex: Female G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 2,200
Sex: Female H Transportation and storage 2020 3,520
Sex: Female I Accommodation and food serving 2020 940
Sex: Female J Information and communication 2020 6,060
Sex: Female N Renting and other business support 2020 2,210
Sex: Female O-Q Government and care 2020 4,690
Sex: Female O Public administration and services 2020 7,130
Sex: Female Q Health and social work activities 2020 3,890
Sex: Female R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 1,980
Age: Younger than 15 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 40
Age: Younger than 15 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 30
Age: Younger than 15 years B-F Industry and energy 2020 70
Age: Younger than 15 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years D Electricity and gas supply 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 40
Age: Younger than 15 years H Transportation and storage 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years I Accommodation and food serving 2020 40
Age: Younger than 15 years J Information and communication 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years N Renting and other business support 2020 130
Age: Younger than 15 years O-Q Government and care 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years O Public administration and services 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years Q Health and social work activities 2020 0
Age: Younger than 15 years R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 0
Age: 15 to 19 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 350
Age: 15 to 19 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 170
Age: 15 to 19 years B-F Industry and energy 2020 450
Age: 15 to 19 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 0
Age: 15 to 19 years D Electricity and gas supply 2020 0
Age: 15 to 19 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 0
Age: 15 to 19 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 300
Age: 15 to 19 years H Transportation and storage 2020 540
Age: 15 to 19 years I Accommodation and food serving 2020 160
Age: 15 to 19 years J Information and communication 2020 330
Age: 15 to 19 years N Renting and other business support 2020 620
Age: 15 to 19 years O-Q Government and care 2020 590
Age: 15 to 19 years O Public administration and services 2020 1,260
Age: 15 to 19 years Q Health and social work activities 2020 500
Age: 15 to 19 years R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 980
Age: 20 to 24 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 1,810
Age: 20 to 24 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 920
Age: 20 to 24 years B-F Industry and energy 2020 1,990
Age: 20 to 24 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 0
Age: 20 to 24 years D Electricity and gas supply 2020 2,720
Age: 20 to 24 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 2,620
Age: 20 to 24 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 1,350
Age: 20 to 24 years H Transportation and storage 2020 1,960
Age: 20 to 24 years I Accommodation and food serving 2020 660
Age: 20 to 24 years J Information and communication 2020 1,640
Age: 20 to 24 years N Renting and other business support 2020 1,550
Age: 20 to 24 years O-Q Government and care 2020 2,310
Age: 20 to 24 years O Public administration and services 2020 4,400
Age: 20 to 24 years Q Health and social work activities 2020 2,010
Age: 20 to 24 years R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 1,600
Age: 25 to 29 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 3,760
Age: 25 to 29 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 1,970
Age: 25 to 29 years B-F Industry and energy 2020 3,950
Age: 25 to 29 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 7,280
Age: 25 to 29 years D Electricity and gas supply 2020 5,930
Age: 25 to 29 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 4,210
Age: 25 to 29 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 2,990
Age: 25 to 29 years H Transportation and storage 2020 3,540
Age: 25 to 29 years I Accommodation and food serving 2020 1,450
Age: 25 to 29 years J Information and communication 2020 4,410
Source: CBS.
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Table description


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:
Figures for the years 2009 to 2020 are definite.

Changes as of 19 October 2021:
- The final figures for 2020 are added.

Changes as of 22 April 2021:
- The publication strategy of this table has been changed. From 2021, provisional figures will be published in April. The final figures are published seven months later.
- Provisional figures for 2020 are added.
- The figures for 2020 are excluding the selections: ‘Type of employment contract: full-time’, ‘Type of employment contract: part-time’ for the branche ‘P Education’.

When will new figures be published?
The provisional figures for 2021 will be published in April 2022.

Description topics

Wage per job
Yearly wage
Agreed gross salary including the value according to tax of non-monetary remuneration liable to tax and paid overtime. The private tax benefits of a company car are not included. The average yearly wage is determined by dividing the yearly wage sum by the average number of jobs in a year.
Bonuses and allowances
Occasional payments that are part of the gross wages such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.
These do not include contributions to wage savings schemes, compensation for dismissal, compensation for medical expenses and wages paid for overtime.