Employment; sex; type of employment contract, size of company, SIC2008

Employment; sex; type of employment contract, size of company, SIC2008

Sex of employee Type of employment contract Size of company Industry classes / branches (SIC2008) Periods Wage per job Hourly wage (euro) Wage per job Monthly wages Monthly wage including overtime (euro) Wage per job Monthly wages Monthly wage excluding overtime (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Yearly wage including bonuses (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Yearly wage excluding special payments (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Bonuses and allowances (euro) Wage per job Yearly wage Additional tax liability for company car (euro)
Total male and female Total Total A-U All economic activities 2020 24.07 2,692 2,663 37,280 32,310 4,970 470
Total male and female Total Total A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 24.79 3,352 3,293 45,780 40,230 5,550 710
Total male and female Total Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 17.72 2,000 1,943 26,050 24,000 2,050 290
Total male and female Total Total B-F Industry and energy 2020 25.34 3,481 3,421 47,660 41,780 5,890 750
Total male and female Total Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 25.61 3,468 3,406 48,320 41,610 6,710 540
Total male and female Total Total B Mining and quarrying 2020 38.03 5,585 5,511 84,220 67,020 17,200 680
Total male and female Total Total C Manufacturing 2020 25.30 3,411 3,352 47,400 40,930 6,470 530
Total male and female Total Total D Electricity and gas supply 2020 31.93 4,390 4,374 63,550 52,680 10,870 910
Total male and female Total Total E Water supply and waste management 2020 23.94 3,459 3,315 47,610 41,510 6,100 540
Total male and female Total Total F Construction 2020 24.70 3,515 3,458 46,020 42,180 3,840 1,280
Total male and female Total Total G-N Commercial services 2020 22.73 2,530 2,495 34,950 30,350 4,590 650
Total male and female Total Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 19.75 2,051 2,008 28,060 24,610 3,460 470
Total male and female Total Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 19.87 2,040 2,020 28,240 24,480 3,760 610
Total male and female Total Total H Transportation and storage 2020 22.85 3,009 2,846 40,850 36,110 4,740 360
Total male and female Total Total I Accommodation and food serving 2020 14.46 1,154 1,151 14,960 13,840 1,120 110
Total male and female Total Total J Information and communication 2020 29.08 3,941 3,930 56,230 47,300 8,930 1,500
Total male and female Total Total K Financial institutions 2020 35.90 4,617 4,608 64,860 55,400 9,460 1,360
Total male and female Total Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 27.72 3,277 3,273 44,840 39,330 5,520 1,000
Total male and female Total Total M-N Business services 2020 22.23 2,542 2,508 34,990 30,500 4,490 600
Total male and female Total Total M Other specialised business services 2020 29.96 3,806 3,793 53,290 45,670 7,620 1,180
Total male and female Total Total N Renting and other business support 2020 17.15 1,852 1,807 25,010 22,220 2,780 280
Total male and female Total Total O-U Noncommercial services 2020 25.86 2,640 2,634 36,980 31,680 5,290 60
Total male and female Total Total O-Q Government and care 2020 26.21 2,693 2,686 37,820 32,320 5,500 40
Total male and female Total Total O Public administration and services 2020 28.23 3,605 3,594 51,300 43,260 8,040 20
Total male and female Total Total P Education 2020 27.80 2,852 2,849 40,560 34,220 6,340 50
Total male and female Total Total Q Health and social work activities 2020 24.51 2,291 2,285 31,730 27,490 4,240 50
Total male and female Total Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 22.36 2,142 2,136 28,980 25,700 3,270 250
Total male and female Total Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 21.95 1,940 1,937 26,090 23,280 2,810 230
Total male and female Total Total S Other service activities 2020 22.71 2,345 2,336 31,870 28,140 3,740 280
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons A-U All economic activities 2020 23.31 2,363 2,350 30,830 28,350 2,480 830
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 20.77 2,393 2,368 30,920 28,720 2,210 690
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 15.96 1,558 1,533 19,780 18,690 1,080 270
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons B-F Industry and energy 2020 22.04 2,667 2,643 34,580 32,010 2,570 820
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 22.09 2,538 2,510 33,400 30,460 2,940 780
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons C Manufacturing 2020 21.87 2,530 2,502 33,320 30,360 2,960 790
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons D Electricity and gas supply 2020 27.66 2,092 2,088 26,940 25,110 1,840 540
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons E Water supply and waste management 2020 21.80 2,857 2,789 36,950 34,280 2,680 830
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons F Construction 2020 21.99 2,790 2,770 35,710 33,480 2,230 860
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons G-N Commercial services 2020 23.89 2,453 2,441 32,100 29,440 2,660 1,000
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 18.15 1,666 1,650 21,740 20,000 1,750 490
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 19.53 1,990 1,981 26,130 23,880 2,240 680
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons H Transportation and storage 2020 20.09 2,460 2,323 32,060 29,520 2,550 680
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons I Accommodation and food serving 2020 13.28 870 867 11,060 10,440 620 70
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons J Information and communication 2020 26.61 3,284 3,279 43,800 39,410 4,390 1,180
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons K Financial institutions 2020 34.55 4,060 4,057 52,950 48,720 4,240 2,550
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 25.33 2,696 2,693 35,430 32,350 3,080 1,580
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons M-N Business services 2020 27.01 3,036 3,026 39,740 36,440 3,310 1,200
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons M Other specialised business services 2020 29.42 3,377 3,371 44,240 40,520 3,710 1,430
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons N Renting and other business support 2020 19.52 2,066 2,044 26,950 24,790 2,150 540
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons O-U Noncommercial services 2020 23.59 2,001 1,995 26,010 24,020 1,990 280
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons O-Q Government and care 2020 26.73 2,329 2,321 30,200 27,940 2,250 320
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons O Public administration and services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons P Education 2020 22.98 1,851 1,846 24,020 22,220 1,810 480
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons Q Health and social work activities 2020 27.28 2,405 2,397 31,180 28,860 2,310 300
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 18.84 1,536 1,532 20,050 18,430 1,620 210
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 19.05 1,421 1,417 18,260 17,050 1,210 280
Total male and female Total 0 to 9 employed persons S Other service activities 2020 18.71 1,615 1,610 21,280 19,380 1,900 170
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons A-U All economic activities 2020 22.08 2,577 2,533 35,080 30,920 4,160 600
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 22.25 2,993 2,926 39,580 35,920 3,660 660
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 16.71 2,009 1,930 26,050 24,110 1,940 230
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons B-F Industry and energy 2020 22.88 3,124 3,058 41,380 37,490 3,890 720
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 22.59 3,003 2,935 40,330 36,040 4,290 590
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons B Mining and quarrying 2020 31.03 4,573 4,458 63,760 54,880 8,880 770
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons C Manufacturing 2020 22.47 2,973 2,909 39,860 35,680 4,190 580
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons D Electricity and gas supply 2020 30.70 4,262 4,232 61,000 51,140 9,860 1,000
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons E Water supply and waste management 2020 21.57 3,173 2,993 42,880 38,080 4,800 690
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons F Construction 2020 23.40 3,354 3,292 43,380 40,250 3,130 980
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons G-N Commercial services 2020 21.75 2,515 2,469 34,640 30,180 4,460 700
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 19.40 2,132 2,071 28,820 25,580 3,240 570
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 20.58 2,311 2,283 31,650 27,740 3,910 780
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons H Transportation and storage 2020 20.20 2,918 2,621 38,950 35,020 3,930 440
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons I Accommodation and food serving 2020 14.28 1,169 1,166 15,030 14,030 1,000 100
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons J Information and communication 2020 27.21 3,690 3,680 52,230 44,280 7,950 1,470
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons K Financial institutions 2020 34.21 4,453 4,440 68,400 53,440 14,960 1,120
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 28.01 3,415 3,409 47,420 40,980 6,430 860
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons M-N Business services 2020 22.75 2,742 2,711 37,850 32,900 4,950 690
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons M Other specialised business services 2020 26.36 3,367 3,352 47,340 40,400 6,940 960
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons N Renting and other business support 2020 18.77 2,138 2,092 28,680 25,650 3,020 430
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons O-U Noncommercial services 2020 23.24 2,245 2,239 30,630 26,940 3,690 160
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons O-Q Government and care 2020 23.64 2,244 2,237 30,820 26,920 3,900 120
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons O Public administration and services 2020 28.31 3,423 3,418 48,010 41,080 6,930 20
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons P Education 2020 25.03 2,430 2,425 33,920 29,150 4,770 170
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons Q Health and social work activities 2020 22.77 2,109 2,101 28,720 25,310 3,410 110
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 22.39 2,249 2,243 30,190 26,990 3,210 230
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 20.88 1,928 1,924 25,590 23,130 2,460 160
Total male and female Total 10 to 99 employed persons S Other service activities 2020 23.94 2,646 2,638 35,890 31,760 4,140 310
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons A-U All economic activities 2020 25.00 2,812 2,785 39,610 33,750 5,860 330
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 27.28 3,848 3,784 53,880 46,180 7,700 750
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 24.35 3,224 3,151 43,820 38,690 5,140 550
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons B-F Industry and energy 2020 27.34 3,863 3,799 54,120 46,360 7,760 750
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 27.38 3,813 3,751 54,130 45,760 8,370 490
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons B Mining and quarrying 2020 40.63 6,019 5,960 93,290 72,230 21,060 620
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons C Manufacturing 2020 27.08 3,756 3,696 53,200 45,080 8,120 460
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons D Electricity and gas supply 2020 32.22 4,601 4,585 66,950 55,210 11,740 930
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons E Water supply and waste management 2020 24.85 3,594 3,456 49,890 43,130 6,750 460
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons F Construction 2020 27.19 4,060 3,989 54,110 48,720 5,390 1,790
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons G-N Commercial services 2020 22.90 2,564 2,528 36,110 30,770 5,340 500
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 20.57 2,148 2,108 30,060 25,780 4,280 400
Total male and female Total 100 or more employed persons G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 19.48 1,884 1,865 26,820 22,610 4,210 470
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

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 broken down by sex of the employee, type of employment contract, size of enterprise and classification according to Standard Industrial Classification of all Economic Activities (SIC 2008)

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
Hourly wage
The hourly wage are calculated by the sum of gross wage of all the jobs of employees of the related population divide by the sum of the corresponding working hours. These wages and hours are summed by subpopulation and period.

The agreed gross wage is excluding bonuses/allowances and overtime pay, but including the value according to tax of non-monetary remuneration liable to tax.
The working hours are the hours paid for a job excluding overtime hours, holiday leave and public holidays. Leave in compensation for shorter working hours (ADV) is not recognized as working hours, so this is not included in the calculation.

Bonuses and allowances are occasional payments that are part of the gross wages such as holiday allowance, profit sharing and performance bonuses.
Monthly wages
The monthly wage is the agreed gross salary, excluding bonuses/allowances, but 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. There is a difference between monthly wage including paid overtime and excluding paid overtime.
The average monthly wage in a year is determined by dividing the yearly wage sum by 12 times the average number of jobs in that year.

Monthly wage including overtime
The monthly wage including paid overtime.
Monthly wage excluding overtime
The monthly wage excluding paid overtime.
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.
Yearly wage including bonuses
The yearly wage including bonuses and allowances, such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.
Yearly wage excluding special payments
The yearly wage excluding bonuses and allowances, such as holiday allowance, profit sharing, performance bonuses etc.
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.
Additional tax liability for company car
Fixed value of private use of a company car minus extra payment by the employee for this use.