Employment; economic activity, sex, national accounts,1969-2016


This table provides annual data about the employment of employees and self-employed persons. It contains annual data on employed persons, jobs, full-time equivalent (fte) and hours worked.

Data available from: 1969 up to and including 2016.

Status of the figures:
Data from 1969 up to and including 2014 are final. Data of 2015 and 2016 are provisional. Since this table has been discontinued, data of 2015 and 2016 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 Therefore this table has been replaced by table Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts. For further information see section 3.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.

Employment; economic activity, sex, national accounts,1969-2016

Gender Employment type Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Employed persons (x 1 000) Jobs (x 1 000) Full-time equivalent (fte) (x 1 000) Hours worked (mil hour)
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 1969 5,361 5,843 4,871 9,980
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 1975 5,636 6,183 5,024 9,343
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 1984 5,932 6,559 5,050 9,142
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2014 8,724 9,790 6,964 12,466
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2015* 8,806 9,901 7,037 12,539
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2016* 8,901 9,999 7,131 12,788
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 1969 1,203 1,230 1,173 2,382
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 1975 1,116 1,141 1,081 1,933
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 1984 922 944 876 1,576
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2014 765 792 697 1,246
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2015* 766 793 699 1,240
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2016* 768 795 701 1,249
Total male and female Employee A-U All economic activities 1969 4,385 4,580 4,080 8,049
Total male and female Employee A-U All economic activities 1975 4,590 4,811 4,219 7,362
Total male and female Employee A-U All economic activities 1984 4,803 5,059 4,244 7,242
Total male and female Employee A-U All economic activities 2014 7,244 7,730 5,774 9,819
Total male and female Employee A-U All economic activities 2015* 7,315 7,809 5,827 9,869
Total male and female Employee A-U All economic activities 2016* 7,416 7,920 5,930 10,093
Total male and female Employee C Manufacturing 1969 1,158 1,180 1,133 2,272
Total male and female Employee C Manufacturing 1975 1,074 1,093 1,045 1,831
Total male and female Employee C Manufacturing 1984 878 894 841 1,480
Total male and female Employee C Manufacturing 2014 725 738 659 1,163
Total male and female Employee C Manufacturing 2015* 725 739 661 1,156
Total male and female Employee C Manufacturing 2016* 728 741 663 1,165
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 1969 976 1,263 791 1,931
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 1975 1,046 1,372 805 1,981
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 1984 1,130 1,500 807 1,901
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2014 1,479 2,059 1,190 2,647
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2015* 1,491 2,092 1,210 2,670
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2016* 1,485 2,079 1,202 2,695
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 1969 45 50 40 109
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 1975 43 48 36 102
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 1984 45 50 34 96
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2014 40 54 37 83
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2015* 40 55 38 84
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2016* 40 54 37 84
Source: CBS.
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