Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

Sex 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 (million hours)
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2010 8,779 9,782 7,025 12,463
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2011 8,855 9,918 7,066 12,576
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2012 8,837 9,889 7,023 12,465
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2013 8,733 9,756 6,937 12,355
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2014 8,725 9,757 6,927 12,438
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2015 8,808 9,881 7,015 12,559
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2016 8,943 10,036 7,159 12,854
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2017 9,157 10,282 7,340 13,156
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2018* 9,396 10,566 7,563 13,496
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2019* 9,576 10,773 7,736 13,787
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2010 793 822 729 1,289
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2011 787 815 719 1,283
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2012 778 807 712 1,263
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2013 764 793 700 1,252
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2014 759 788 694 1,251
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2015 760 790 698 1,248
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2016 764 793 703 1,260
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2017 770 801 710 1,264
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2018* 786 818 725 1,287
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2019* 803 835 742 1,319
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2010 7,397 7,882 5,950 10,035
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2011 7,444 7,954 5,954 10,110
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2012 7,400 7,900 5,898 9,976
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2013 7,286 7,761 5,803 9,856
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2014 7,245 7,721 5,769 9,870
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2015 7,315 7,799 5,820 9,918
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2016 7,425 7,911 5,929 10,140
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2017 7,615 8,117 6,081 10,389
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2018* 7,829 8,347 6,269 10,686
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2019* 7,994 8,523 6,424 10,964
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2010 754 767 689 1,196
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2011 747 761 680 1,193
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2012 737 751 671 1,172
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2013 723 737 659 1,162
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2014 718 731 653 1,160
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2015 718 732 654 1,153
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2016 721 734 658 1,159
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2017 727 741 664 1,163
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2018* 742 756 679 1,185
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2019* 759 773 695 1,216
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2010 1,382 1,900 1,075 2,428
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2011 1,410 1,963 1,112 2,466
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2012 1,437 1,989 1,125 2,488
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2013 1,447 1,994 1,134 2,498
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2014 1,480 2,036 1,159 2,569
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2015 1,492 2,082 1,195 2,641
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2016 1,518 2,125 1,230 2,713
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2017 1,542 2,164 1,260 2,768
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018* 1,567 2,219 1,294 2,810
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019* 1,581 2,250 1,312 2,823
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2010 40 55 41 93
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2011 40 55 39 90
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2012 40 56 41 91
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2013 41 56 41 90
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2014 42 57 41 91
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2015 42 58 44 95
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2016 43 59 45 101
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2017 43 60 46 101
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018* 44 61 47 102
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019* 44 62 47 103
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2010 4,666 5,144 4,226 7,778
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2011 4,699 5,206 4,235 7,830
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2012 4,671 5,172 4,189 7,717
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2013 4,597 5,079 4,125 7,623
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2014 4,593 5,083 4,116 7,674
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2015 4,647 5,155 4,170 7,745
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2016 4,720 5,238 4,247 7,903
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2017 4,828 5,362 4,350 8,067
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2018* 4,947 5,505 4,464 8,246
Male Total A-U All economic activities 2019* 5,026 5,595 4,539 8,375
Male Total C Manufacturing 2010 621 638 598 1,066
Male Total C Manufacturing 2011 615 633 589 1,061
Male Total C Manufacturing 2012 608 626 583 1,043
Male Total C Manufacturing 2013 597 614 573 1,035
Male Total C Manufacturing 2014 593 610 568 1,033
Male Total C Manufacturing 2015 593 611 570 1,028
Male Total C Manufacturing 2016 595 613 572 1,035
Male Total C Manufacturing 2017 600 618 577 1,039
Male Total C Manufacturing 2018* 611 630 588 1,056
Male Total C Manufacturing 2019* 623 643 600 1,079
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2010 3,969 4,188 3,572 6,237
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2011 3,985 4,212 3,564 6,271
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2012 3,941 4,161 3,509 6,148
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2013 3,866 4,076 3,441 6,060
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2014 3,842 4,053 3,415 6,061
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2015 3,891 4,100 3,445 6,081
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2016 3,952 4,162 3,503 6,201
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2017 4,048 4,267 3,587 6,329
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2018* 4,153 4,379 3,680 6,480
Male Employees A-U All economic activities 2019* 4,224 4,453 3,743 6,601
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2010 592 599 568 995
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2011 586 594 560 993
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2012 578 586 552 973
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2013 567 574 542 965
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2014 562 569 536 963
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2015 562 569 537 956
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2016 563 571 538 959
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2017 567 575 543 960
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2018* 579 586 553 976
Male Employees C Manufacturing 2019* 591 599 565 998
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2010 697 956 654 1,541
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2011 714 994 672 1,559
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2012 730 1,011 681 1,568
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2013 731 1,004 685 1,563
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2014 751 1,029 702 1,613
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2015 756 1,054 725 1,664
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2016 769 1,076 744 1,702
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2017 779 1,095 762 1,738
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018* 794 1,126 784 1,766
Male Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019* 801 1,142 795 1,774
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2010 29 39 30 71
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2011 29 39 29 68
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2012 30 40 31 69
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2013 30 40 31 70
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2014 31 41 32 71
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2015 31 41 33 72
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2016 32 42 34 77
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2017 32 43 34 79
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018* 33 44 35 80
Male Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019* 33 44 36 81
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2010 4,113 4,638 2,799 4,685
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2011 4,156 4,711 2,831 4,746
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2012 4,166 4,717 2,833 4,748
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2013 4,136 4,677 2,812 4,732
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2014 4,132 4,674 2,811 4,765
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2015 4,161 4,726 2,844 4,813
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2016 4,223 4,798 2,913 4,950
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2017 4,329 4,920 2,991 5,089
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2018* 4,449 5,062 3,099 5,250
Female Total A-U All economic activities 2019* 4,550 5,178 3,197 5,412
Female Total C Manufacturing 2010 173 184 131 223
Female Total C Manufacturing 2011 172 183 130 222
Female Total C Manufacturing 2012 170 181 129 220
Female Total C Manufacturing 2013 167 179 127 217
Female Total C Manufacturing 2014 167 178 126 217
Female Total C Manufacturing 2015 167 179 129 220
Female Total C Manufacturing 2016 169 180 131 225
Female Total C Manufacturing 2017 171 183 133 225
Female Total C Manufacturing 2018* 175 188 137 231
Female Total C Manufacturing 2019* 179 192 142 240
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2010 3,428 3,694 2,378 3,798
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2011 3,459 3,742 2,391 3,839
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2012 3,459 3,740 2,389 3,828
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2013 3,420 3,686 2,362 3,797
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2014 3,403 3,668 2,354 3,809
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2015 3,425 3,698 2,375 3,837
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2016 3,474 3,749 2,426 3,939
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2017 3,567 3,850 2,493 4,059
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2018* 3,676 3,969 2,589 4,206
Female Employees A-U All economic activities 2019* 3,770 4,070 2,680 4,363
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2010 162 168 121 201
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2011 161 167 120 200
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2012 159 165 119 198
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2013 156 162 117 196
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2014 156 162 117 197
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2015 156 162 118 197
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2016 157 163 119 201
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2017 160 166 122 203
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2018* 164 170 126 209
Female Employees C Manufacturing 2019* 168 175 131 218
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2010 685 944 421 887
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2011 696 969 440 906
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2012 707 978 444 920
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2013 716 991 450 935
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2014 729 1,006 457 956
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2015 736 1,028 470 977
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2016 749 1,049 486 1,011
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2017 762 1,070 498 1,030
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018* 773 1,093 510 1,044
Female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019* 780 1,108 517 1,049
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2010 11 16 10 21
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2011 11 16 10 22
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2012 11 16 10 21
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2013 11 16 10 20
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2014 11 16 9 20
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2015 11 17 11 23
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2016 11 17 12 24
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2017 11 17 11 22
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018* 11 18 11 22
Female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019* 11 18 11 22
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


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: 1995

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2017 are final. Data of 2018 and further are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2020:
Data of 2019 have been added. Data of 2017 and 2018 have been revised.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional data are published 6 months after the end of the reporting year. Final data are released 30 months after the end of the reporting year.

Description topics

Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
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.
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.