Employed labour force; economic activity (SIC 2008)

Employed labour force; economic activity (SIC 2008)

Sex Personal characteristics SIC 2008 Periods Employed labour force (x 1 000)
Total male and female Total persons P Education 2019 602
Total male and female Working hours: less than 12 hours a week P Education 2019 45
Total male and female Working hours: less than 20 hours a week P Education 2019 93
Total male and female Working hours: part-time P Education 2019 368
Total male and female Working hours: 12 to 19 hours a week P Education 2019 49
Total male and female Working hours: 20 to 34 hours a week P Education 2019 275
Total male and female Working hours: full-time P Education 2019 234
Total male and female Age: 15 to 24 years P Education 2019 44
Total male and female Age: 25 to 44 years P Education 2019 273
Total male and female Age: 25 to 34 years P Education 2019 140
Total male and female Age: 35 to 44 years P Education 2019 132
Total male and female Age: 45 to 54 years P Education 2019 133
Total male and female Age: 45 to 74 years P Education 2019 285
Total male and female Age: 55 to 64 years P Education 2019 129
Total male and female Age: 65 to 74 years P Education 2019 24
Total male and female Level of educ: 1. Low P Education 2019 31
Total male and female Level of educ: 2 Intermediate P Education 2019 117
Total male and female Level of educ: 3 High P Education 2019 451
Total male and female Level of educ: unknown P Education 2019 3
Total male and female Empl. status: employee P Education 2019 527
Total male and female Empl. status: permanent employee P Education 2019 420
Total male and female Empl. status: flexible employee P Education 2019 107
Total male and female Empl. status: temp. with perm. prospect P Education 2019 33
Total male and female Empl. status: temporary >= 1 year P Education 2019 21
Total male and female Empl. status: temporary < 1 year P Education 2019 9
Total male and female Empl. status: on-call worker P Education 2019 19
Total male and female Empl. status: temp. agency worker P Education 2019 9
Total male and female Empl. status: perm. with flexible hours P Education 2019 4
Total male and female Empl. status: temp. with flexible hours P Education 2019 11
Total male and female Empl. status: self-employed P Education 2019 75
Total male and female Empl. status: entrepreneur P Education 2019 65
Total male and female Empl. status: entrepreneur no employees P Education 2019 59
Total male and female Empl. status: solo self-empl. -labour P Education 2019 63
Total male and female Empl. status: solo self-empl. -products P Education 2019 4
Total male and female Empl. status: contributing family worker P Education 2019 1
Total male and female Empl. status: other self-employed P Education 2019 9
Total male and female Empl. status: self-employed w. employees P Education 2019 7
Total male and female Empl. status: solo self-employed P Education 2019 67
Total male and female Empl. status: unknown P Education 2019 0
Male Total persons P Education 2019 222
Male Working hours: less than 12 hours a week P Education 2019 20
Male Working hours: less than 20 hours a week P Education 2019 27
Male Working hours: part-time P Education 2019 89
Male Working hours: 12 to 19 hours a week P Education 2019 8
Male Working hours: 20 to 34 hours a week P Education 2019 62
Male Working hours: full-time P Education 2019 133
Male Age: 15 to 24 years P Education 2019 20
Male Age: 25 to 44 years P Education 2019 88
Male Age: 25 to 34 years P Education 2019 49
Male Age: 35 to 44 years P Education 2019 39
Male Age: 45 to 54 years P Education 2019 44
Male Age: 45 to 74 years P Education 2019 114
Male Age: 55 to 64 years P Education 2019 55
Male Age: 65 to 74 years P Education 2019 14
Male Level of educ: 1. Low P Education 2019 14
Male Level of educ: 2 Intermediate P Education 2019 48
Male Level of educ: 3 High P Education 2019 159
Male Level of educ: unknown P Education 2019 1
Male Empl. status: employee P Education 2019 189
Male Empl. status: permanent employee P Education 2019 145
Male Empl. status: flexible employee P Education 2019 44
Male Empl. status: temp. with perm. prospect P Education 2019 12
Male Empl. status: temporary >= 1 year P Education 2019 10
Male Empl. status: temporary < 1 year P Education 2019 4
Male Empl. status: on-call worker P Education 2019 7
Male Empl. status: temp. agency worker P Education 2019 4
Male Empl. status: perm. with flexible hours P Education 2019 2
Male Empl. status: temp. with flexible hours P Education 2019 6
Male Empl. status: self-employed P Education 2019 33
Male Empl. status: entrepreneur P Education 2019 29
Male Empl. status: entrepreneur no employees P Education 2019 24
Male Empl. status: solo self-empl. -labour P Education 2019 27
Male Empl. status: solo self-empl. -products P Education 2019 2
Male Empl. status: contributing family worker P Education 2019 0
Male Empl. status: other self-employed P Education 2019 4
Male Empl. status: self-employed w. employees P Education 2019 5
Male Empl. status: solo self-employed P Education 2019 29
Male Empl. status: unknown P Education 2019 0
Female Total persons P Education 2019 379
Female Working hours: less than 12 hours a week P Education 2019 25
Female Working hours: less than 20 hours a week P Education 2019 66
Female Working hours: part-time P Education 2019 279
Female Working hours: 12 to 19 hours a week P Education 2019 41
Female Working hours: 20 to 34 hours a week P Education 2019 213
Female Working hours: full-time P Education 2019 101
Female Age: 15 to 24 years P Education 2019 24
Female Age: 25 to 44 years P Education 2019 184
Female Age: 25 to 34 years P Education 2019 92
Female Age: 35 to 44 years P Education 2019 93
Female Age: 45 to 54 years P Education 2019 89
Female Age: 45 to 74 years P Education 2019 171
Female Age: 55 to 64 years P Education 2019 73
Female Age: 65 to 74 years P Education 2019 9
Female Level of educ: 1. Low P Education 2019 16
Female Level of educ: 2 Intermediate P Education 2019 69
Female Level of educ: 3 High P Education 2019 293
Female Level of educ: unknown P Education 2019 1
Female Empl. status: employee P Education 2019 338
Female Empl. status: permanent employee P Education 2019 275
Female Empl. status: flexible employee P Education 2019 64
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table contains quarterly and yearly figures on the economic activities where people work. The population of 15 to 74 years of age (excluding the institutionalized population) in paid employment is classified according to the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC 2008). A division by sex, age, level of education, professional status and working hours is available.

Data available from: 2003

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 8 January 2021:
The yearly and quarterly figures on 2019 are added.

Changes as of 29 November 2019:
The yearly and quarterly figures on 2018 are added.
The figures on the level of education in this table have been corrected for the period 2012 4th quarter – 2017 4th quarter. It concerns a correction in the derivation of the level of education for people who obtained a diploma abroad with a level comparable to a bachelor degree (hbo). This group was incorrectly awarded the level of the basic vocational track (mbo2).

When will new figures be published?
The figures on 2020 will be published at the end of 2021.

Description topics

Employed labour force
People who have paid work.

This definition concerns people who live in the Netherlands (excluding the institutionalized population). The figures are usually presented for the population aged 15 to 75 years old. Paid work is regardless of the hours worked.