Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

Employment; economic activity, sex, National Accounts

Sex Employment type Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Jobs (x 1,000) Full-time equivalent (fte) (x 1,000)
Total male and female Total A-U All economic activities 2021* 10,985 7,951
Total male and female Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021* 257 181
Total male and female Total 01 Agriculture 2021* 251 176
Total male and female Total 02 Forestry and logging 2021* 3 2
Total male and female Total 03 Fishing and aquaculture 2021* 3 3
Total male and female Total B Mining and quarrying 2021* 7 7
Total male and female Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2021* 910 807
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2021* 833 738
Total male and female Total 10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2021* 151 126
Total male and female Total 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 19 15
Total male and female Total 16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2021* 53 47
Total male and female Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 17 15
Total male and female Total 17 Manufacture of paper 2021* 18 17
Total male and female Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 18 15
Total male and female Total 19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2021* 5 5
Total male and female Total 20 Manufacture of chemicals 2021* 45 42
Total male and female Total 20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2021* 61 57
Total male and female Total 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2021* 16 15
Total male and female Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 34 31
Total male and female Total 22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2021* 57 52
Total male and female Total 23 Manufacture of building materials 2021* 23 21
Total male and female Total 24 Manufacture of basic metals 2021* 21 20
Total male and female Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 120 109
Total male and female Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 99 89
Total male and female Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 28 26
Total male and female Total 26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2021* 51 48
Total male and female Total 27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2021* 23 21
Total male and female Total 28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2021* 95 89
Total male and female Total 29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2021* 23 22
Total male and female Total 29-30 Transport equipment 2021* 42 39
Total male and female Total 30 Manufacture of other transport 2021* 19 17
Total male and female Total 31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2021* 178 151
Total male and female Total 31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2021* 128 107
Total male and female Total 33 Repair and installation of machinery 2021* 50 44
Total male and female Total D Energy supply 2021* 32 27
Total male and female Total 35 Energy supply 2021* 32 27
Total male and female Total E Water supply and waste management 2021* 38 35
Total male and female Total 36 Water collection and distribution 2021* 6 5
Total male and female Total 37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2021* 32 30
Total male and female Total F Construction 2021* 611 527
Total male and female Total 41 Construction buildings, development 2021* 221 183
Total male and female Total 42 Civil engineering 2021* 61 56
Total male and female Total 43 Specialised construction activities 2021* 329 287
Total male and female Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 2,611 1,807
Total male and female Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 1,673 1,158
Total male and female Total 45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2021* 160 133
Total male and female Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 567 483
Total male and female Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 945 542
Total male and female Total H Transportation and storage 2021* 449 368
Total male and female Total 49 Land transport 2021* 222 186
Total male and female Total 50 Water transport 2021* 24 19
Total male and female Total 51 Air transport 2021* 23 20
Total male and female Total 52 Warehousing, services for transport 2021* 114 102
Total male and female Total 53 Postal and courier activities 2021* 66 42
Total male and female Total I Accommodation and food serving 2021* 489 281
Total male and female Total J Information and communication 2021* 379 324
Total male and female Total 58 Publishing 2021* 24 20
Total male and female Total 58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2021* 67 52
Total male and female Total 59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2021* 42 32
Total male and female Total 61 Telecommunications 2021* 27 25
Total male and female Total 62-63 IT- and information services 2021* 285 247
Total male and female Total K Financial institutions 2021* 223 198
Total male and female Total 64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2021* 104 94
Total male and female Total 65 Insurance and pension funding 2021* 57 52
Total male and female Total 66 Other financial services 2021* 62 51
Total male and female Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021* 88 66
Total male and female Total 68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021* 88 66
Total male and female Total M-N Business services 2021* 2,371 1,556
Total male and female Total M Other specialised business services 2021* 957 702
Total male and female Total 69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2021* 496 386
Total male and female Total 69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2021* 657 521
Total male and female Total 71 Architects, technical services etc. 2021* 161 135
Total male and female Total 72 Research and development 2021* 49 43
Total male and female Total 73 Advertising and market research 2021* 104 55
Total male and female Total 73-75 Advertising, design and other 2021* 251 138
Total male and female Total 74-75 Other specialised services 2021* 147 82
Total male and female Total N Renting and other business support 2021* 1,414 854
Total male and female Total 77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2021* 43 34
Total male and female Total 78 Employment activities 2021* 742 516
Total male and female Total 79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2021* 21 17
Total male and female Total 80-82 Security, other business services 2021* 609 287
Total male and female Total O-Q Government and care 2021* 2,994 2,130
Total male and female Total O Public administration and services 2021* 553 493
Total male and female Total 84 Public administration and services 2021* 553 493
Total male and female Total P Education 2021* 663 475
Total male and female Total 85 Education 2021* 663 475
Total male and female Total Q Health and social work activities 2021* 1,778 1,162
Total male and female Total 86 Human health activities 2021* 708 508
Total male and female Total 87-88 Care and social work 2021* 1,070 654
Total male and female Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 542 356
Total male and female Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 232 148
Total male and female Total 90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2021* 140 98
Total male and female Total 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 91 50
Total male and female Total S Other service activities 2021* 254 185
Total male and female Total 94 Membership organisations 2021* 70 54
Total male and female Total 95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2021* 15 11
Total male and female Total 96 Other personal services 2021* 169 120
Total male and female Total T Activities of households 2021* 56 23
Total male and female Total U Extraterritorial organisations 2021* . .
Total male and female Total 99 Extraterritorial organisations 2021* . .
Source: CBS.
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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 2019 are final. Data of 2020 and further are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2022:
Data of 2021 have been added. Data of 2019 and 2020 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.
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.