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 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 Total 2020 24.07 2,692 2,663 37,280 32,310 4,970 470
Total Total Total Age: 0 to 14 years 2020 4.53 122 122 1,520 1,460 50 0
Total Total Total Age: 15 to 19 years 2020 7.27 380 375 4,910 4,560 360 10
Total Total Total Age: 20 to 24 years 2020 13.71 1,288 1,267 17,080 15,450 1,620 70
Total Total Total Age: 25 to 29 years 2020 18.60 2,302 2,274 31,220 27,620 3,600 270
Total Total Total Age: 30 to 34 years 2020 22.39 2,800 2,769 38,530 33,600 4,920 420
Total Total Total Age: 35 to 39 years 2020 25.45 3,112 3,079 43,050 37,340 5,710 550
Total Total Total Age: 40 to 44 years 2020 27.43 3,322 3,288 46,190 39,860 6,330 660
Total Total Total Age: 45 to 49 years 2020 28.38 3,436 3,398 48,110 41,230 6,880 740
Total Total Total Age: 50 to 54 years 2020 28.65 3,440 3,403 48,080 41,280 6,800 730
Total Total Total Age: 55 to 59 years 2020 28.54 3,357 3,324 46,850 40,280 6,560 600
Total Total Total Age: 60 to 64 years 2020 28.11 3,182 3,157 44,390 38,190 6,200 480
Total Total Total Age: 65 to 74 years 2020 25.80 2,293 2,273 32,660 27,520 5,140 590
Total Total Total Age: 75 years or older 2020 20.09 1,225 1,221 16,160 14,700 1,450 990
Total Total Total Nationality: Dutch 2020 24.44 2,699 2,673 37,310 32,390 4,920 490
Total Total Total Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2020 26.95 3,415 3,383 50,470 40,980 9,490 360
Total Total Total Nationality: other EU countries 2020 14.78 1,971 1,870 26,140 23,660 2,490 50
Total Total Total Nationality: stateless / unknown 2020 23.37 2,813 2,788 40,340 33,750 6,580 210
Total Total Total Nationality: other 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Sector private companies Total 2020 23.36 2,689 2,650 36,980 32,270 4,720 650
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 0 to 14 years 2020 4.52 122 121 1,510 1,460 50 0
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 15 to 19 years 2020 7.16 369 364 4,760 4,420 330 10
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 20 to 24 years 2020 13.34 1,267 1,242 16,610 15,210 1,410 90
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 25 to 29 years 2020 17.98 2,306 2,269 30,920 27,670 3,250 360
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 30 to 34 years 2020 21.81 2,878 2,836 39,280 34,540 4,740 590
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 35 to 39 years 2020 24.82 3,219 3,175 44,280 38,630 5,650 780
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 40 to 44 years 2020 26.90 3,453 3,406 47,820 41,430 6,390 950
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 45 to 49 years 2020 28.31 3,618 3,568 50,600 43,420 7,180 1,050
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 50 to 54 years 2020 28.82 3,662 3,610 51,020 43,940 7,080 1,060
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 55 to 59 years 2020 28.62 3,581 3,532 49,760 42,970 6,790 950
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 60 to 64 years 2020 27.67 3,324 3,282 45,880 39,880 5,990 810
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 65 to 74 years 2020 24.65 2,139 2,112 29,740 25,660 4,080 810
Total Total Sector private companies Age: 75 years or older 2020 20.01 1,229 1,225 16,180 14,750 1,430 1,020
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: Dutch 2020 23.78 2,698 2,663 36,980 32,370 4,600 700
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2020 26.96 3,499 3,462 52,160 41,980 10,180 420
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: other EU countries 2020 14.69 1,970 1,867 26,090 23,630 2,450 50
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: stateless / unknown 2020 23.75 2,892 2,865 41,590 34,700 6,890 240
Total Total Sector private companies Nationality: other 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Total 2020 23.43 2,247 2,240 31,160 26,970 4,200 60
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 0 to 14 years 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 15 to 19 years 2020 8.19 481 479 6,270 5,770 500 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 20 to 24 years 2020 14.99 1,292 1,286 17,500 15,500 2,000 20
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 25 to 29 years 2020 20.16 2,134 2,126 29,450 25,600 3,850 50
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 30 to 34 years 2020 23.15 2,358 2,350 32,720 28,300 4,430 60
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 35 to 39 years 2020 25.46 2,507 2,499 34,710 30,080 4,630 70
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 40 to 44 years 2020 26.45 2,584 2,576 35,740 31,010 4,730 80
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 45 to 49 years 2020 25.81 2,516 2,508 34,840 30,190 4,650 90
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 50 to 54 years 2020 25.23 2,439 2,431 33,850 29,270 4,580 70
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 55 to 59 years 2020 25.18 2,413 2,406 33,520 28,950 4,570 60
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 60 to 64 years 2020 25.27 2,400 2,395 33,550 28,800 4,760 60
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 65 to 74 years 2020 24.42 2,108 2,104 31,080 25,300 5,780 90
Total Total Subsidised corporations Age: 75 years or older 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: Dutch 2020 23.50 2,246 2,240 31,160 26,960 4,210 60
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2020 25.48 2,777 2,760 38,230 33,320 4,910 90
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: other EU countries 2020 15.78 1,862 1,770 25,030 22,350 2,680 20
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: stateless / unknown 2020 18.67 1,858 1,850 25,310 22,300 3,010 30
Total Total Subsidised corporations Nationality: other 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Sector government Total 2020 28.61 3,312 3,305 47,170 39,740 7,430 10
Total Total Sector government Age: 0 to 14 years 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Sector government Age: 15 to 19 years 2020 8.70 566 565 7,910 6,790 1,130 0
Total Total Sector government Age: 20 to 24 years 2020 15.30 1,526 1,523 21,650 18,320 3,330 0
Total Total Sector government Age: 25 to 29 years 2020 20.75 2,531 2,527 35,900 30,380 5,520 0
Total Total Sector government Age: 30 to 34 years 2020 24.90 2,970 2,964 42,180 35,640 6,540 0
Total Total Sector government Age: 35 to 39 years 2020 28.70 3,298 3,291 46,780 39,570 7,210 10
Total Total Sector government Age: 40 to 44 years 2020 30.98 3,552 3,545 50,440 42,630 7,820 10
Total Total Sector government Age: 45 to 49 years 2020 31.31 3,659 3,650 52,030 43,910 8,120 10
Total Total Sector government Age: 50 to 54 years 2020 31.56 3,734 3,725 53,250 44,810 8,440 20
Total Total Sector government Age: 55 to 59 years 2020 31.82 3,781 3,773 53,730 45,380 8,350 20
Total Total Sector government Age: 60 to 64 years 2020 32.28 3,718 3,712 53,200 44,610 8,580 20
Total Total Sector government Age: 65 to 74 years 2020 32.18 3,328 3,323 49,960 39,940 10,020 20
Total Total Sector government Age: 75 years or older 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Total Sector government Nationality: Dutch 2020 28.71 3,323 3,316 47,330 39,880 7,460 10
Total Total Sector government Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2020 27.92 3,184 3,181 45,230 38,210 7,020 10
Total Total Sector government Nationality: other EU countries 2020 24.10 2,529 2,527 35,900 30,350 5,550 20
Total Total Sector government Nationality: stateless / unknown 2020 21.56 2,597 2,594 36,880 31,170 5,710 0
Total Total Sector government Nationality: other 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Part-time Total Total 2020 21.12 1,691 1,681 23,150 20,300 2,850 130
Total Part-time Total Age: 0 to 14 years 2020 4.49 116 116 1,440 1,390 50 0
Total Part-time Total Age: 15 to 19 years 2020 7.21 313 310 4,040 3,760 280 0
Total Part-time Total Age: 20 to 24 years 2020 13.41 886 877 11,730 10,630 1,100 20
Total Part-time Total Age: 25 to 29 years 2020 17.52 1,561 1,547 21,110 18,730 2,380 60
Total Part-time Total Age: 30 to 34 years 2020 21.17 1,987 1,973 27,150 23,840 3,310 140
Total Part-time Total Age: 35 to 39 years 2020 23.83 2,224 2,211 30,540 26,690 3,860 200
Total Part-time Total Age: 40 to 44 years 2020 24.79 2,288 2,275 31,490 27,450 4,030 210
Total Part-time Total Age: 45 to 49 years 2020 24.55 2,227 2,214 30,550 26,720 3,830 210
Total Part-time Total Age: 50 to 54 years 2020 24.20 2,148 2,135 29,480 25,770 3,700 190
Total Part-time Total Age: 55 to 59 years 2020 24.44 2,124 2,114 29,360 25,490 3,860 150
Total Part-time Total Age: 60 to 64 years 2020 25.30 2,171 2,163 30,140 26,060 4,080 160
Total Part-time Total Age: 65 to 74 years 2020 24.06 1,530 1,519 21,360 18,360 3,010 360
Total Part-time Total Age: 75 years or older 2020 20.85 890 885 11,630 10,680 950 670
Total Part-time Total Nationality: Dutch 2020 21.46 1,709 1,701 23,400 20,510 2,890 140
Total Part-time Total Nationality: EU 14 (excuding Dutch) 2020 21.82 1,847 1,830 26,000 22,170 3,840 120
Total Part-time Total Nationality: other EU countries 2020 13.54 1,308 1,231 17,330 15,700 1,630 20
Total Part-time Total Nationality: stateless / unknown 2020 15.94 1,174 1,161 15,890 14,080 1,810 30
Total Part-time Total Nationality: other 2020 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Part-time Sector private companies Total 2020 19.02 1,457 1,443 19,590 17,490 2,100 200
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 0 to 14 years 2020 4.48 116 115 1,430 1,390 40 0
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 15 to 19 years 2020 7.07 303 300 3,890 3,630 260 0
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 20 to 24 years 2020 12.87 824 813 10,780 9,890 900 20
Total Part-time Sector private companies Age: 25 to 29 years 2020 15.96 1,400 1,381 18,590 16,800 1,790 90
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.
- The underlying coding of the category 'Nationality: other EU countries' has been changed.
- Provisional figures for 2020 are added.

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.