Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

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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.

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 2019* 9,576 10,773 7,736 13,787
Total male and female Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2019* 202 251 175 401
Total male and female Total 01 Agriculture 2019* 196 245 170 391
Total male and female Total 02 Forestry and logging 2019* 2 3 2 4
Total male and female Total 03 Fishing and aquaculture 2019* 3 3 3 6
Total male and female Total B Mining and quarrying 2019* 8 8 8 15
Total male and female Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2019* 874 909 809 1,443
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2019* 803 835 742 1,319
Total male and female Total 10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2019* 140 150 125 224
Total male and female Total 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2019* 17 19 15 28
Total male and female Total 16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2019* 51 53 47 83
Total male and female Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2019* 15 16 14 25
Total male and female Total 17 Manufacture of paper 2019* 18 19 17 30
Total male and female Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2019* 18 19 16 28
Total male and female Total 19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2019* 6 6 5 9
Total male and female Total 20 Manufacture of chemicals 2019* 46 46 43 76
Total male and female Total 20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2019* 59 61 56 99
Total male and female Total 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2019* 14 15 13 23
Total male and female Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2019* 33 33 30 54
Total male and female Total 22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2019* 55 57 52 93
Total male and female Total 23 Manufacture of building materials 2019* 23 23 21 39
Total male and female Total 24 Manufacture of basic metals 2019* 22 22 21 38
Total male and female Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2019* 116 120 109 199
Total male and female Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2019* 94 98 88 161
Total male and female Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2019* 28 28 26 46
Total male and female Total 26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2019* 51 52 48 84
Total male and female Total 27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2019* 23 24 22 39
Total male and female Total 28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2019* 89 91 85 152
Total male and female Total 29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2019* 26 26 25 43
Total male and female Total 29-30 Transport equipment 2019* 44 46 43 75
Total male and female Total 30 Manufacture of other transport 2019* 19 19 18 32
Total male and female Total 31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2019* 175 182 156 272
Total male and female Total 31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2019* 126 130 110 186
Total male and female Total 33 Repair and installation of machinery 2019* 49 51 46 86
Total male and female Total D Energy supply 2019* 28 29 26 46
Total male and female Total 35 Energy supply 2019* 28 29 26 46
Total male and female Total E Water supply and waste management 2019* 36 37 34 63
Total male and female Total 36 Water collection and distribution 2019* 5 5 5 8
Total male and female Total 37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2019* 30 31 29 55
Total male and female Total F Construction 2019* 498 560 490 922
Total male and female Total 41 Construction buildings, development 2019* 166 198 168 314
Total male and female Total 42 Civil engineering 2019* 57 60 56 108
Total male and female Total 43 Specialised construction activities 2019* 275 302 266 500
Total male and female Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2019* 2,381 2,613 1,782 3,298
Total male and female Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2019* 1,507 1,631 1,120 2,046
Total male and female Total 45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2019* 144 160 131 248
Total male and female Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2019* 522 552 468 855
Total male and female Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2019* 840 919 520 943
Total male and female Total H Transportation and storage 2019* 411 443 358 681
Total male and female Total 49 Land transport 2019* 198 216 179 360
Total male and female Total 50 Water transport 2019* 20 22 18 36
Total male and female Total 51 Air transport 2019* 27 27 24 40
Total male and female Total 52 Warehousing, services for transport 2019* 105 109 97 174
Total male and female Total 53 Postal and courier activities 2019* 61 69 40 72
Total male and female Total I Accommodation and food serving 2019* 462 539 304 571
Total male and female Total J Information and communication 2019* 318 352 300 540
Total male and female Total 58 Publishing 2019* 24 26 22 37
Total male and female Total 58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2019* 57 66 51 91
Total male and female Total 59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2019* 33 40 30 54
Total male and female Total 61 Telecommunications 2019* 28 28 26 46
Total male and female Total 62-63 IT- and information services 2019* 233 257 223 403
Total male and female Total K Financial institutions 2019* 207 215 189 330
Total male and female Total 64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2019* 96 99 89 154
Total male and female Total 65 Insurance and pension funding 2019* 58 59 53 92
Total male and female Total 66 Other financial services 2019* 53 57 46 84
Total male and female Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019* 75 87 65 114
Total male and female Total 68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2019* 75 87 65 114
Total male and female Total M-N Business services 2019* 2,079 2,423 1,577 2,859
Total male and female Total M Other specialised business services 2019* 804 930 678 1,252
Total male and female Total 69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2019* 424 482 376 689
Total male and female Total 69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2019* 566 637 506 931
Total male and female Total 71 Architects, technical services etc. 2019* 141 154 130 241
Total male and female Total 72 Research and development 2019* 40 43 37 65
Total male and female Total 73 Advertising and market research 2019* 91 111 59 111
Total male and female Total 73-75 Advertising, design and other 2019* 198 251 134 256
Total male and female Total 74-75 Other specialised services 2019* 106 140 76 145
Total male and female Total N Renting and other business support 2019* 1,276 1,493 899 1,607
Total male and female Total 77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2019* 39 44 35 65
Total male and female Total 78 Employment activities 2019* 746 832 569 1,014
Total male and female Total 79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2019* 25 28 22 39
Total male and female Total 80-82 Security, other business services 2019* 465 590 273 489
Total male and female Total O-Q Government and care 2019* 2,525 2,820 1,998 3,227
Total male and female Total O Public administration and services 2019* 490 518 461 753
Total male and female Total 84 Public administration and services 2019* 490 518 461 753
Total male and female Total P Education 2019* 550 621 444 720
Total male and female Total 85 Education 2019* 550 621 444 720
Total male and female Total Q Health and social work activities 2019* 1,485 1,681 1,093 1,754
Total male and female Total 86 Human health activities 2019* 592 663 475 787
Total male and female Total 87-88 Care and social work 2019* 893 1,017 618 967
Total male and female Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2019* 417 544 352 652
Total male and female Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2019* 181 242 152 285
Total male and female Total 90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2019* 106 141 98 187
Total male and female Total 93 Sports and recreation 2019* 75 101 54 98
Total male and female Total S Other service activities 2019* 209 253 181 334
Total male and female Total 94 Membership organisations 2019* 63 70 53 88
Total male and female Total 95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2019* 13 16 12 25
Total male and female Total 96 Other personal services 2019* 132 167 116 221
Total male and female Total T Activities of households 2019* 27 49 19 32
Total male and female Total U Extraterritorial organisations 2019* . . . .
Total male and female Total 99 Extraterritorial organisations 2019* . . . .
Source: CBS.
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