Employment;sex,type of employment contract,employee characteristics,SIC2008

Employment;sex,type of employment contract,employee characteristics,SIC2008

Sex of employee Type of employment contract Other characteristics employee Industry class / branch (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 Total Total A-U All economic activities 2020 24.07 2,692 2,663 37,280 32,310 4,970 470
Total Total Total A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 24.79 3,352 3,293 45,780 40,230 5,550 710
Total Total Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 17.72 2,000 1,943 26,050 24,000 2,050 290
Total Total Total B-F Manifacturing and energy 2020 25.34 3,481 3,421 47,660 41,780 5,890 750
Total Total Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 25.61 3,468 3,406 48,320 41,610 6,710 540
Total Total Total B Mining and quarrying 2020 38.03 5,585 5,511 84,220 67,020 17,200 680
Total Total Total C Manufacturing 2020 25.30 3,411 3,352 47,400 40,930 6,470 530
Total Total Total D Energy supply 2020 31.93 4,390 4,374 63,550 52,680 10,870 910
Total Total Total E Water supply and waste management 2020 23.94 3,459 3,315 47,610 41,510 6,100 540
Total Total Total F Construction 2020 24.70 3,515 3,458 46,020 42,180 3,840 1,280
Total Total Total G-N Commercial services 2020 22.73 2,530 2,495 34,950 30,350 4,590 650
Total Total Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 19.75 2,051 2,008 28,060 24,610 3,460 470
Total Total Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 19.87 2,040 2,020 28,240 24,480 3,760 610
Total Total Total H Transportation and storage 2020 22.85 3,009 2,846 40,850 36,110 4,740 360
Total Total Total I Accommodation and food serving 2020 14.46 1,154 1,151 14,960 13,840 1,120 110
Total Total Total J Information and communication 2020 29.08 3,941 3,930 56,230 47,300 8,930 1,500
Total Total Total K Financial institutions 2020 35.90 4,617 4,608 64,860 55,400 9,460 1,360
Total Total Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 27.72 3,277 3,273 44,840 39,330 5,520 1,000
Total Total Total M-N Business services 2020 22.23 2,542 2,508 34,990 30,500 4,490 600
Total Total Total M Other specialised business services 2020 29.96 3,806 3,793 53,290 45,670 7,620 1,180
Total Total Total N Renting and other business support 2020 17.15 1,852 1,807 25,010 22,220 2,780 280
Total Total Total O-U Noncommercial services 2020 25.86 2,640 2,634 36,980 31,680 5,290 60
Total Total Total O-Q Government and care 2020 26.21 2,693 2,686 37,820 32,320 5,500 40
Total Total Total O Public administration and services 2020 28.23 3,605 3,594 51,300 43,260 8,040 20
Total Total Total P Education 2020 27.80 2,852 2,849 40,560 34,220 6,340 50
Total Total Total Q Health and social work activities 2020 24.51 2,291 2,285 31,730 27,490 4,240 50
Total Total Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 22.36 2,142 2,136 28,980 25,700 3,270 250
Total Total Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 21.95 1,940 1,937 26,090 23,280 2,810 230
Total Total Total S Other service activities 2020 22.71 2,345 2,336 31,870 28,140 3,740 280
Total Total Younger than 15 years A-U All economic activities 2020 4.53 122 122 1,520 1,460 50 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 4.35 148 147 1,810 1,770 40 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 4.13 142 142 1,740 1,700 30 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years B-F Manifacturing and energy 2020 5.47 173 171 2,150 2,080 70 10
Total Total Younger than 15 years B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 4.82 143 141 1,770 1,710 60 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years C Manufacturing 2020 4.81 143 141 1,780 1,720 60 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years D Energy supply 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years F Construction 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years G-N Commercial services 2020 4.58 112 111 1,390 1,340 50 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 4.45 107 106 1,320 1,280 40 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 4.51 104 104 1,300 1,250 40 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years H Transportation and storage 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years I Accommodation and food serving 2020 4.22 110 110 1,360 1,320 40 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years J Information and communication 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years K Financial institutions 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years M-N Business services 2020 4.90 135 134 1,740 1,620 120 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years M Other specialised business services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years N Renting and other business support 2020 4.65 126 125 1,640 1,510 130 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years O-U Noncommercial services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years O-Q Government and care 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years O Public administration and services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years P Education 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years Q Health and social work activities 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Younger than 15 years S Other service activities 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years A-U All economic activities 2020 7.27 380 375 4,910 4,560 360 10
Total Total 15 to 19 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 7.41 584 570 7,350 7,000 350 20
Total Total 15 to 19 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 7.10 447 437 5,540 5,370 170 10
Total Total 15 to 19 years B-F Manifacturing and energy 2020 7.54 661 646 8,380 7,930 450 30
Total Total 15 to 19 years B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 7.09 540 527 6,880 6,480 400 10
Total Total 15 to 19 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years C Manufacturing 2020 7.07 536 524 6,830 6,430 400 10
Total Total 15 to 19 years D Energy supply 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years F Construction 2020 8.14 894 874 11,270 10,730 540 60
Total Total 15 to 19 years G-N Commercial services 2020 7.10 340 335 4,390 4,080 320 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 6.77 307 303 3,950 3,680 270 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 6.74 307 304 3,990 3,690 300 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years H Transportation and storage 2020 8.67 678 635 8,680 8,140 540 20
Total Total 15 to 19 years I Accommodation and food serving 2020 6.58 276 275 3,470 3,310 160 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years J Information and communication 2020 6.01 435 433 5,560 5,220 330 20
Total Total 15 to 19 years K Financial institutions 2020 7.69 446 444 5,620 5,360 270 70
Total Total 15 to 19 years L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020 6.74 415 413 5,240 4,980 260 50
Total Total 15 to 19 years M-N Business services 2020 8.58 518 508 6,800 6,220 580 20
Total Total 15 to 19 years M Other specialised business services 2020 7.06 458 455 5,800 5,500 300 80
Total Total 15 to 19 years N Renting and other business support 2020 8.86 528 516 6,960 6,340 620 10
Total Total 15 to 19 years O-U Noncommercial services 2020 8.02 498 497 6,590 5,980 620 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years O-Q Government and care 2020 8.08 515 514 6,770 6,180 590 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years O Public administration and services 2020 9.01 588 587 8,310 7,060 1,260 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years P Education 2020 6.93 634 632 8,170 7,610 560 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years Q Health and social work activities 2020 8.29 481 480 6,260 5,770 500 0
Total Total 15 to 19 years R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020 7.80 442 441 6,020 5,310 710 20
Total Total 15 to 19 years R Culture, sports and recreation 2020 9.24 399 398 5,770 4,790 980 30
Total Total 15 to 19 years S Other service activities 2020 6.62 505 501 6,370 6,060 310 10
Total Total 20 to 24 years A-U All economic activities 2020 13.71 1,288 1,267 17,080 15,450 1,620 70
Total Total 20 to 24 years A-F Agriculture and industry 2020 14.32 1,820 1,767 23,640 21,830 1,810 140
Total Total 20 to 24 years A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020 12.69 1,404 1,345 17,760 16,840 920 60
Total Total 20 to 24 years B-F Manifacturing and energy 2020 14.59 1,904 1,852 24,830 22,840 1,990 160
Total Total 20 to 24 years B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020 14.20 1,782 1,730 23,550 21,380 2,160 70
Total Total 20 to 24 years B Mining and quarrying 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total 20 to 24 years C Manufacturing 2020 14.17 1,773 1,723 23,400 21,270 2,130 70
Total Total 20 to 24 years D Energy supply 2020 14.74 1,663 1,646 22,670 19,950 2,720 70
Total Total 20 to 24 years E Water supply and waste management 2020 14.47 2,078 1,944 27,560 24,940 2,620 160
Total Total 20 to 24 years F Construction 2020 15.23 2,124 2,073 27,150 25,490 1,660 320
Total Total 20 to 24 years G-N Commercial services 2020 13.08 1,196 1,173 15,710 14,350 1,360 90
Total Total 20 to 24 years G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020 12.85 1,104 1,082 14,450 13,240 1,200 50
Total Total 20 to 24 years G Wholesale and retail trade 2020 12.78 1,120 1,104 14,790 13,440 1,350 60
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 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
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.