Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

Sex Employment type Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Jobs (x 1,000)
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2018 10,562
Total male and female Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 251
Total male and female Total 01 Agriculture 2018 245
Total male and female Total 02 Forestry and logging 2018 3
Total male and female Total 03 Fishing and aquaculture 2018 3
Total male and female Total B Mining and quarrying 2018 8
Total male and female Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 890
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2018 818
Total male and female Total 10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2018 144
Total male and female Total 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2018 19
Total male and female Total 16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2018 53
Total male and female Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2018 15
Total male and female Total 17 Manufacture of paper 2018 18
Total male and female Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2018 20
Total male and female Total 19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2018 6
Total male and female Total 20 Manufacture of chemicals 2018 45
Total male and female Total 20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2018 59
Total male and female Total 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2018 14
Total male and female Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2018 33
Total male and female Total 22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2018 56
Total male and female Total 23 Manufacture of building materials 2018 23
Total male and female Total 24 Manufacture of basic metals 2018 22
Total male and female Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2018 118
Total male and female Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2018 96
Total male and female Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2018 27
Total male and female Total 26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2018 50
Total male and female Total 27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2018 23
Total male and female Total 28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2018 86
Total male and female Total 29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2018 25
Total male and female Total 29-30 Transport equipment 2018 44
Total male and female Total 30 Manufacture of other transport 2018 18
Total male and female Total 31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2018 183
Total male and female Total 31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2018 133
Total male and female Total 33 Repair and installation of machinery 2018 50
Total male and female Total D Energy supply 2018 28
Total male and female Total 35 Energy supply 2018 28
Total male and female Total E Water supply and waste management 2018 36
Total male and female Total 36 Water collection and distribution 2018 5
Total male and female Total 37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2018 31
Total male and female Total F Construction 2018 546
Total male and female Total 41 Construction buildings, development 2018 194
Total male and female Total 42 Civil engineering 2018 58
Total male and female Total 43 Specialised construction activities 2018 294
Total male and female Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 2,567
Total male and female Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 1,605
Total male and female Total 45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2018 159
Total male and female Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2018 542
Total male and female Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2018 903
Total male and female Total H Transportation and storage 2018 439
Total male and female Total 49 Land transport 2018 213
Total male and female Total 50 Water transport 2018 23
Total male and female Total 51 Air transport 2018 27
Total male and female Total 52 Warehousing, services for transport 2018 105
Total male and female Total 53 Postal and courier activities 2018 71
Total male and female Total I Accommodation and food serving 2018 524
Total male and female Total J Information and communication 2018 339
Total male and female Total 58 Publishing 2018 27
Total male and female Total 58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2018 65
Total male and female Total 59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2018 38
Total male and female Total 61 Telecommunications 2018 30
Total male and female Total 62-63 IT- and information services 2018 244
Total male and female Total K Financial institutions 2018 215
Total male and female Total 64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2018 98
Total male and female Total 65 Insurance and pension funding 2018 59
Total male and female Total 66 Other financial services 2018 58
Total male and female Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 84
Total male and female Total 68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 84
Total male and female Total M-N Business services 2018 2,396
Total male and female Total M Other specialised business services 2018 899
Total male and female Total 69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2018 469
Total male and female Total 69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2018 618
Total male and female Total 71 Architects, technical services etc. 2018 149
Total male and female Total 72 Research and development 2018 41
Total male and female Total 73 Advertising and market research 2018 109
Total male and female Total 73-75 Advertising, design and other 2018 240
Total male and female Total 74-75 Other specialised services 2018 131
Total male and female Total N Renting and other business support 2018 1,497
Total male and female Total 77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2018 42
Total male and female Total 78 Employment activities 2018 836
Total male and female Total 79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2018 27
Total male and female Total 80-82 Security, other business services 2018 592
Total male and female Total O-Q Government and care 2018 2,742
Total male and female Total O Public administration and services 2018 507
Total male and female Total 84 Public administration and services 2018 507
Total male and female Total P Education 2018 607
Total male and female Total 85 Education 2018 607
Total male and female Total Q Health and social work activities 2018 1,628
Total male and female Total 86 Human health activities 2018 658
Total male and female Total 87-88 Care and social work 2018 970
Total male and female Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 532
Total male and female Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 235
Total male and female Total 90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2018 136
Total male and female Total 93 Sports and recreation 2018 99
Total male and female Total S Other service activities 2018 250
Total male and female Total 94 Membership organisations 2018 70
Total male and female Total 95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2018 16
Total male and female Total 96 Other personal services 2018 165
Total male and female Total T Activities of households 2018 47
Total male and female Total U Extraterritorial organisations 2018 .
Total male and female Total 99 Extraterritorial organisations 2018 .
Total male and female Employees A-U All economic activities 2018 8,347
Total male and female Employees A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 115
Total male and female Employees 01 Agriculture 2018 112
Total male and female Employees 02 Forestry and logging 2018 2
Total male and female Employees 03 Fishing and aquaculture 2018 2
Total male and female Employees B Mining and quarrying 2018 8
Total male and female Employees B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 826
Total male and female Employees C Manufacturing 2018 756
Total male and female Employees 10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2018 131
Total male and female Employees 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2018 14
Total male and female Employees 16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2018 48
Total male and female Employees 16 Manufacture of wood products 2018 13
Total male and female Employees 17 Manufacture of paper 2018 18
Total male and female Employees 18 Printing and reproduction 2018 17
Total male and female Employees 19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2018 6
Total male and female Employees 20 Manufacture of chemicals 2018 45
Total male and female Employees 20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2018 58
Total male and female Employees 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2018 13
Total male and female Employees 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2018 32
Total male and female Employees 22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2018 54
Total male and female Employees 23 Manufacture of building materials 2018 22
Total male and female Employees 24 Manufacture of basic metals 2018 21
Total male and female Employees 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2018 108
Total male and female Employees 25 Manufacture of metal products 2018 87
Total male and female Employees 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2018 26
Total male and female Employees 26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2018 49
Total male and female Employees 27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2018 23
Total male and female Employees 28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2018 85
Total male and female Employees 29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2018 25
Total male and female Employees 29-30 Transport equipment 2018 42
Total male and female Employees 30 Manufacture of other transport 2018 17
Total male and female Employees 31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2018 162
Total male and female Employees 31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2018 120
Total male and female Employees 33 Repair and installation of machinery 2018 42
Total male and female Employees D Energy supply 2018 27
Total male and female Employees 35 Energy supply 2018 27
Total male and female Employees E Water supply and waste management 2018 35
Total male and female Employees 36 Water collection and distribution 2018 5
Total male and female Employees 37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2018 30
Total male and female Employees F Construction 2018 316
Total male and female Employees 41 Construction buildings, development 2018 87
Total male and female Employees 42 Civil engineering 2018 50
Total male and female Employees 43 Specialised construction activities 2018 179
Total male and female Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 2,191
Total male and female Employees G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 1,381
Total male and female Employees 45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2018 118
Total male and female Employees 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2018 492
Total male and female Employees 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2018 771
Total male and female Employees H Transportation and storage 2018 387
Total male and female Employees 49 Land transport 2018 183
Total male and female Employees 50 Water transport 2018 16
Total male and female Employees 51 Air transport 2018 26
Total male and female Employees 52 Warehousing, services for transport 2018 98
Total male and female Employees 53 Postal and courier activities 2018 63
Total male and female Employees I Accommodation and food serving 2018 423
Total male and female Employees J Information and communication 2018 272
Total male and female Employees 58 Publishing 2018 24
Total male and female Employees 58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2018 46
Total male and female Employees 59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2018 22
Total male and female Employees 61 Telecommunications 2018 30
Total male and female Employees 62-63 IT- and information services 2018 196
Total male and female Employees K Financial institutions 2018 207
Total male and female Employees 64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2018 98
Total male and female Employees 65 Insurance and pension funding 2018 59
Total male and female Employees 66 Other financial services 2018 50
Total male and female Employees L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 67
Total male and female Employees 68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 67
Total male and female Employees M-N Business services 2018 1,692
Total male and female Employees M Other specialised business services 2018 571
Total male and female Employees 69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2018 339
Total male and female Employees 69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2018 453
Total male and female Employees 71 Architects, technical services etc. 2018 114
Total male and female Employees 72 Research and development 2018 39
Total male and female Employees 73 Advertising and market research 2018 44
Total male and female Employees 73-75 Advertising, design and other 2018 79
Total male and female Employees 74-75 Other specialised services 2018 35
Total male and female Employees N Renting and other business support 2018 1,121
Total male and female Employees 77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2018 35
Total male and female Employees 78 Employment activities 2018 827
Total male and female Employees 79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2018 23
Total male and female Employees 80-82 Security, other business services 2018 236
Total male and female Employees O-Q Government and care 2018 2,343
Total male and female Employees O Public administration and services 2018 507
Total male and female Employees 84 Public administration and services 2018 507
Total male and female Employees P Education 2018 523
Total male and female Employees 85 Education 2018 523
Total male and female Employees Q Health and social work activities 2018 1,314
Total male and female Employees 86 Human health activities 2018 546
Total male and female Employees 87-88 Care and social work 2018 768
Total male and female Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 317
Total male and female Employees R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 136
Total male and female Employees 90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2018 54
Total male and female Employees 93 Sports and recreation 2018 82
Total male and female Employees S Other service activities 2018 134
Total male and female Employees 94 Membership organisations 2018 68
Total male and female Employees 95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2018 6
Total male and female Employees 96 Other personal services 2018 60
Total male and female Employees T Activities of households 2018 47
Total male and female Employees U Extraterritorial organisations 2018 .
Total male and female Employees 99 Extraterritorial organisations 2018 .
Total male and female Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 2,215
Total male and female Self-employed A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2018 135
Total male and female Self-employed 01 Agriculture 2018 133
Total male and female Self-employed 02 Forestry and logging 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 03 Fishing and aquaculture 2018 2
Total male and female Self-employed B Mining and quarrying 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2018 64
Total male and female Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 61
Total male and female Self-employed 10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2018 13
Total male and female Self-employed 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2018 4
Total male and female Self-employed 16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2018 6
Total male and female Self-employed 16 Manufacture of wood products 2018 2
Total male and female Self-employed 17 Manufacture of paper 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 18 Printing and reproduction 2018 3
Total male and female Self-employed 19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 20 Manufacture of chemicals 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2018 2
Total male and female Self-employed 23 Manufacture of building materials 2018 2
Total male and female Self-employed 24 Manufacture of basic metals 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2018 10
Total male and female Self-employed 25 Manufacture of metal products 2018 10
Total male and female Self-employed 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 29-30 Transport equipment 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 30 Manufacture of other transport 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2018 21
Total male and female Self-employed 31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2018 13
Total male and female Self-employed 33 Repair and installation of machinery 2018 8
Total male and female Self-employed D Energy supply 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 35 Energy supply 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed E Water supply and waste management 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 36 Water collection and distribution 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed F Construction 2018 229
Total male and female Self-employed 41 Construction buildings, development 2018 106
Total male and female Self-employed 42 Civil engineering 2018 8
Total male and female Self-employed 43 Specialised construction activities 2018 115
Total male and female Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2018 376
Total male and female Self-employed G Wholesale and retail trade 2018 224
Total male and female Self-employed 45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2018 41
Total male and female Self-employed 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2018 51
Total male and female Self-employed 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2018 132
Total male and female Self-employed H Transportation and storage 2018 52
Total male and female Self-employed 49 Land transport 2018 30
Total male and female Self-employed 50 Water transport 2018 8
Total male and female Self-employed 51 Air transport 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 52 Warehousing, services for transport 2018 6
Total male and female Self-employed 53 Postal and courier activities 2018 8
Total male and female Self-employed I Accommodation and food serving 2018 101
Total male and female Self-employed J Information and communication 2018 67
Total male and female Self-employed 58 Publishing 2018 3
Total male and female Self-employed 58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2018 19
Total male and female Self-employed 59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2018 16
Total male and female Self-employed 61 Telecommunications 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 62-63 IT- and information services 2018 48
Total male and female Self-employed K Financial institutions 2018 8
Total male and female Self-employed 64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2018 1
Total male and female Self-employed 65 Insurance and pension funding 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 66 Other financial services 2018 8
Total male and female Self-employed L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 18
Total male and female Self-employed 68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2018 18
Total male and female Self-employed M-N Business services 2018 704
Total male and female Self-employed M Other specialised business services 2018 328
Total male and female Self-employed 69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2018 130
Total male and female Self-employed 69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2018 164
Total male and female Self-employed 71 Architects, technical services etc. 2018 35
Total male and female Self-employed 72 Research and development 2018 2
Total male and female Self-employed 73 Advertising and market research 2018 65
Total male and female Self-employed 73-75 Advertising, design and other 2018 161
Total male and female Self-employed 74-75 Other specialised services 2018 96
Total male and female Self-employed N Renting and other business support 2018 376
Total male and female Self-employed 77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2018 7
Total male and female Self-employed 78 Employment activities 2018 9
Total male and female Self-employed 79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2018 5
Total male and female Self-employed 80-82 Security, other business services 2018 355
Total male and female Self-employed O-Q Government and care 2018 398
Total male and female Self-employed O Public administration and services 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed 84 Public administration and services 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed P Education 2018 84
Total male and female Self-employed 85 Education 2018 84
Total male and female Self-employed Q Health and social work activities 2018 314
Total male and female Self-employed 86 Human health activities 2018 112
Total male and female Self-employed 87-88 Care and social work 2018 202
Total male and female Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2018 215
Total male and female Self-employed R Culture, sports and recreation 2018 99
Total male and female Self-employed 90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2018 82
Total male and female Self-employed 93 Sports and recreation 2018 17
Total male and female Self-employed S Other service activities 2018 117
Total male and female Self-employed 94 Membership organisations 2018 2
Total male and female Self-employed 95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2018 10
Total male and female Self-employed 96 Other personal services 2018 105
Total male and female Self-employed T Activities of households 2018 0
Total male and female Self-employed U Extraterritorial organisations 2018 .
Total male and female Self-employed 99 Extraterritorial organisations 2018 .
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 2018 are final. Data of 2019 and further are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2021:
Data of 2020 have been added. Data of 2018 and 2019 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

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.