Employment; economic activity, quarterly, national accounts, 1995-2018

Employment; economic activity, quarterly, national accounts, 1995-2018

Employment type Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Employed persons Employed persons (x 1 000) Employed persons Employed persons seasonal adjusted (x 1 000) Jobs Jobs (x 1 000) Jobs Jobs seasonal adjusted (x 1 000) Hours worked Hours worked (mil hour) Hours worked Hours worked seasonal adjusted (mil hour)
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter* 9,178 9,253 10,295 10,384 3,437 3,293
Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 1st quarter* 183 192 244 253 83 87
Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 1st quarter* 844 844 871 873 365 342
Total C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter* 777 778 801 803 334 313
Total F Construction 2018 1st quarter* 477 479 528 531 219 218
Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 1st quarter* 2,296 2,312 2,496 2,517 818 787
Total J Information and communication 2018 1st quarter* 294 293 319 319 132 124
Total K Financial institutions 2018 1st quarter* 221 221 231 231 95 88
Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 1st quarter* 73 73 85 86 29 28
Total M-N Business services 2018 1st quarter* 1,962 2,010 2,279 2,337 695 684
Total 78 Employment activities 2018 1st quarter* . . . . . .
Total O-Q Government and care 2018 1st quarter* 2,445 2,443 2,736 2,729 845 782
Total O Public administration and services 2018 1st quarter* 493 492 523 521 204 188
Total P Education 2018 1st quarter* 533 530 604 598 190 175
Total Q Health and social work activities 2018 1st quarter* 1,419 1,421 1,609 1,610 450 419
Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 1st quarter* 382 385 507 510 156 152
Employee A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter* 7,680 7,755 8,197 8,286 2,777 2,615
Employee A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 1st quarter* 90 98 98 106 33 34
Employee B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 1st quarter* 800 802 816 818 344 321
Employee C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter* 735 737 749 751 314 293
Employee F Construction 2018 1st quarter* 305 307 312 314 132 126
Employee G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 1st quarter* 2,048 2,063 2,169 2,188 680 643
Employee J Information and communication 2018 1st quarter* 257 256 265 265 111 103
Employee K Financial institutions 2018 1st quarter* 215 215 222 222 92 84
Employee L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 1st quarter* 64 64 67 68 25 23
Employee M-N Business services 2018 1st quarter* 1,479 1,528 1,612 1,670 541 528
Employee 78 Employment activities 2018 1st quarter* 722 759 801 845 242 248
Employee O-Q Government and care 2018 1st quarter* 2,174 2,172 2,332 2,329 737 676
Employee O Public administration and services 2018 1st quarter* 493 492 523 521 204 188
Employee P Education 2018 1st quarter* 491 488 529 525 166 151
Employee Q Health and social work activities 2018 1st quarter* 1,190 1,192 1,280 1,283 366 336
Employee R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 1st quarter* 247 250 304 308 82 77
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter* 1,498 1,498 2,098 2,098 660 678
Self-employed A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 1st quarter* 93 94 146 147 50 54
Self-employed B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 1st quarter* 43 43 55 55 21 21
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter* 42 41 52 52 20 20
Self-employed F Construction 2018 1st quarter* 172 172 216 217 87 92
Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 1st quarter* 248 249 327 329 138 144
Self-employed J Information and communication 2018 1st quarter* 37 36 54 54 20 21
Self-employed K Financial institutions 2018 1st quarter* 6 6 9 9 4 3
Self-employed L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 1st quarter* 10 9 18 18 5 5
Self-employed M-N Business services 2018 1st quarter* 483 482 667 667 154 156
Self-employed 78 Employment activities 2018 1st quarter* . . . . . .
Self-employed O-Q Government and care 2018 1st quarter* 271 271 404 401 108 107
Self-employed O Public administration and services 2018 1st quarter* 0 0 0 0 0 0
Self-employed P Education 2018 1st quarter* 42 42 74 73 24 23
Self-employed Q Health and social work activities 2018 1st quarter* 229 229 329 328 84 83
Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 1st quarter* 135 135 203 202 74 75
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table provides data about the employment of employees and self-employed persons. It contains annual and quarterly data on employed persons, jobs, and hours worked. The seasonal adjusted time series are also available in this table.

Data available from: 1995 first quarter up to and including 2018 first quarter.

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2014 are final. Data of 2015 and further are provisional. Since this table has been discontinued, data of 2015 and further will not become final.

Changes as of June 22nd 2018:
None. This table has been discontinued.
Statistics Netherlands has carried out a revision of the national accounts. New statistical sources and estimation methods have been used during the revision. Therefore this table has been replaced by table Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National Accounts. For further information see section 3.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.

Description topics

Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
Employed persons seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
Jobs
A job is an explicit or implicit employment contract between a person and an economic unit which specifies that labour will be carried out in return for (financial) remuneration.

A distinction is made between jobs of employees and jobs of self-employed persons.
Jobs
A job is an explicit or implicit employment contract between a person and an economic unit which specifies that labour will be carried out in return for (financial) remuneration.

A distinction is made between jobs of employees and jobs of self-employed persons.
Jobs seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.