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 P Education 2020* 562 635 454 722
Total male and female Total 85 Education 2020* 562 635 454 722
Total male and female Employees P Education 2020* 505 538 401 619
Total male and female Employees 85 Education 2020* 505 538 401 619
Total male and female Self-employed P Education 2020* 57 97 54 103
Total male and female Self-employed 85 Education 2020* 57 97 54 103
Male Total P Education 2020* 200 232 181 296
Male Total 85 Education 2020* 200 232 181 296
Male Employees P Education 2020* 174 188 154 242
Male Employees 85 Education 2020* 174 188 154 242
Male Self-employed P Education 2020* 26 45 27 54
Male Self-employed 85 Education 2020* 26 45 27 54
Female Total P Education 2020* 362 403 273 426
Female Total 85 Education 2020* 362 403 273 426
Female Employees P Education 2020* 331 351 246 377
Female Employees 85 Education 2020* 331 351 246 377
Female Self-employed P Education 2020* 31 52 26 49
Female Self-employed 85 Education 2020* 31 52 26 49
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

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.