Employment; sex, type of employment contract, employee charac., cao-sector

Employment; sex, type of employment contract, employee charac., cao-sector

Sex of employee Type of employment contract Cao-sector Other characteristics employee Periods Wage per job Monthly wages Monthly wage including overtime (euro) Wage per job Monthly wages Monthly wage excluding overtime (euro)
Total Total Total Total 2021* 2,756 2,725
Total Total Total Age: 0 to 14 years 2021* 123 122
Total Total Total Age: 15 to 19 years 2021* 392 387
Total Total Total Age: 20 to 24 years 2021* 1,307 1,285
Total Total Total Age: 25 to 29 years 2021* 2,371 2,341
Total Total Total Age: 30 to 34 years 2021* 2,892 2,859
Total Total Total Age: 35 to 39 years 2021* 3,207 3,172
Total Total Total Age: 40 to 44 years 2021* 3,416 3,380
Total Total Total Age: 45 to 49 years 2021* 3,537 3,497
Total Total Total Age: 50 to 54 years 2021* 3,544 3,504
Total Total Total Age: 55 to 59 years 2021* 3,444 3,408
Total Total Total Age: 60 to 64 years 2021* 3,265 3,236
Total Total Total Age: 65 to 74 years 2021* 2,366 2,343
Total Total Total Age: 75 years or older 2021* 1,261 1,254
Total Total Total Nationality: Dutch 2021* 2,760 2,732
Total Total Total Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2021* 3,531 3,498
Total Total Total Nationality: other EU countries 2021* 2,035 1,928
Total Total Total Nationality: stateless / unknown 2021* 2,996 2,973
Total Total Total Nationality: other 2021* 0 0
Total Total Sector private companies Total 2021* 2,754 2,713
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 0 to 14 years 2021* 122 122
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 15 to 19 years 2021* 382 377
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 20 to 24 years 2021* 1,289 1,262
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 25 to 29 years 2021* 2,371 2,332
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 30 to 34 years 2021* 2,976 2,931
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 35 to 39 years 2021* 3,325 3,277
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 40 to 44 years 2021* 3,558 3,508
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 45 to 49 years 2021* 3,719 3,665
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 50 to 54 years 2021* 3,765 3,709
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 55 to 59 years 2021* 3,676 3,622
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 60 to 64 years 2021* 3,418 3,373
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 65 to 74 years 2021* 2,224 2,193
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 75 years or older 2021* 1,267 1,261
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: Dutch 2021* 2,758 2,721
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2021* 3,627 3,589
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: other EU countries 2021* 2,035 1,927
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: stateless / unknown 2021* 3,087 3,061
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: other 2021* 0 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Total 2021* 2,305 2,298
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 0 to 14 years 2021* 0 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 15 to 19 years 2021* 476 475
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 20 to 24 years 2021* 1,296 1,290
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 25 to 29 years 2021* 2,216 2,208
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 30 to 34 years 2021* 2,439 2,432
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 35 to 39 years 2021* 2,587 2,579
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 40 to 44 years 2021* 2,659 2,651
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 45 to 49 years 2021* 2,620 2,612
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 50 to 54 years 2021* 2,530 2,523
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 55 to 59 years 2021* 2,470 2,463
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 60 to 64 years 2021* 2,458 2,453
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 65 to 74 years 2021* 2,161 2,156
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 75 years or older 2021* 0 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: Dutch 2021* 2,304 2,298
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2021* 2,816 2,800
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: other EU countries 2021* 1,884 1,787
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: stateless / unknown 2021* 1,980 1,972
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: other 2021* 0 0
Total Total Sector government Total 2021* 3,373 3,366
Total Total Sector government Age: 0 to 14 years 2021* 0 0
Total Total Sector government Age: 15 to 19 years 2021* 553 552
Total Total Sector government Age: 20 to 24 years 2021* 1,539 1,535
Total Total Sector government Age: 25 to 29 years 2021* 2,601 2,597
Total Total Sector government Age: 30 to 34 years 2021* 3,047 3,041
Total Total Sector government Age: 35 to 39 years 2021* 3,375 3,368
Total Total Sector government Age: 40 to 44 years 2021* 3,629 3,621
Total Total Sector government Age: 45 to 49 years 2021* 3,764 3,756
Total Total Sector government Age: 50 to 54 years 2021* 3,835 3,826
Total Total Sector government Age: 55 to 59 years 2021* 3,858 3,849
Total Total Sector government Age: 60 to 64 years 2021* 3,801 3,795
Total Total Sector government Age: 65 to 74 years 2021* 3,369 3,363
Total Total Sector government Age: 75 years or older 2021* 0 0
Total Total Sector government Nationality: Dutch 2021* 3,384 3,377
Total Total Sector government Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2021* 3,264 3,261
Total Total Sector government Nationality: other EU countries 2021* 2,534 2,532
Total Total Sector government Nationality: stateless / unknown 2021* 2,701 2,698
Total Total Sector government Nationality: other 2021* 0 0
Total Part-time Total Total 2021* 1,736 1,723
Total Part-time Total Age: 0 to 14 years 2021* 116 115
Total Part-time Total Age: 15 to 19 years 2021* 321 318
Total Part-time Total Age: 20 to 24 years 2021* 902 892
Total Part-time Total Age: 25 to 29 years 2021* 1,622 1,606
Total Part-time Total Age: 30 to 34 years 2021* 2,059 2,043
Total Part-time Total Age: 35 to 39 years 2021* 2,296 2,279
Total Part-time Total Age: 40 to 44 years 2021* 2,365 2,348
Total Part-time Total Age: 45 to 49 years 2021* 2,310 2,293
Total Part-time Total Age: 50 to 54 years 2021* 2,223 2,206
Total Part-time Total Age: 55 to 59 years 2021* 2,178 2,164
Total Part-time Total Age: 60 to 64 years 2021* 2,233 2,221
Total Part-time Total Age: 65 to 74 years 2021* 1,596 1,583
Total Part-time Total Age: 75 years or older 2021* 926 920
Total Part-time Total Nationality: Dutch 2021* 1,753 1,743
Total Part-time Total Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2021* 1,904 1,878
Total Part-time Total Nationality: other EU countries 2021* 1,346 1,264
Total Part-time Total Nationality: stateless / unknown 2021* 1,266 1,245
Total Part-time Total Nationality: other 2021* 0 0
Total Part-time Sector private companies Total 2021* 1,489 1,471
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 0 to 14 years 2021* 115 115
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 15 to 19 years 2021* 310 307
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 20 to 24 years 2021* 841 829
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 25 to 29 years 2021* 1,448 1,425
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. Figures for 2021 are provisional.

Changes as of 22 April 2022:
- Provisional figures for 2021 are added.

When will new figures be published?
The final figures for 2021 will be published in October 2022.

Description topics

Wage per job
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.