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 2020* 10,744 7,776
Total male and female Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020* 252 178
Total male and female Total 01 Agriculture 2020* 246 173
Total male and female Total 02 Forestry and logging 2020* 3 2
Total male and female Total 03 Fishing and aquaculture 2020* 3 3
Total male and female Total B Mining and quarrying 2020* 8 8
Total male and female Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020* 905 804
Total male and female Total C Manufacturing 2020* 830 736
Total male and female Total 10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2020* 147 122
Total male and female Total 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2020* 19 16
Total male and female Total 16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2020* 52 46
Total male and female Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2020* 16 14
Total male and female Total 17 Manufacture of paper 2020* 18 17
Total male and female Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2020* 18 15
Total male and female Total 19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020* 6 5
Total male and female Total 20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020* 45 42
Total male and female Total 20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2020* 61 56
Total male and female Total 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2020* 15 14
Total male and female Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2020* 34 31
Total male and female Total 22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2020* 57 52
Total male and female Total 23 Manufacture of building materials 2020* 24 22
Total male and female Total 24 Manufacture of basic metals 2020* 21 21
Total male and female Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2020* 120 109
Total male and female Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2020* 99 88
Total male and female Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020* 27 25
Total male and female Total 26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2020* 51 47
Total male and female Total 27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2020* 24 22
Total male and female Total 28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020* 93 87
Total male and female Total 29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2020* 25 24
Total male and female Total 29-30 Transport equipment 2020* 44 41
Total male and female Total 30 Manufacture of other transport 2020* 19 17
Total male and female Total 31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2020* 180 153
Total male and female Total 31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2020* 129 109
Total male and female Total 33 Repair and installation of machinery 2020* 50 45
Total male and female Total D Energy supply 2020* 30 26
Total male and female Total 35 Energy supply 2020* 30 26
Total male and female Total E Water supply and waste management 2020* 37 34
Total male and female Total 36 Water collection and distribution 2020* 5 5
Total male and female Total 37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2020* 31 29
Total male and female Total F Construction 2020* 581 504
Total male and female Total 41 Construction buildings, development 2020* 208 175
Total male and female Total 42 Civil engineering 2020* 59 55
Total male and female Total 43 Specialised construction activities 2020* 313 274
Total male and female Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020* 2,584 1,781
Total male and female Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2020* 1,648 1,139
Total male and female Total 45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2020* 159 131
Total male and female Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2020* 558 474
Total male and female Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2020* 931 534
Total male and female Total H Transportation and storage 2020* 439 356
Total male and female Total 49 Land transport 2020* 209 173
Total male and female Total 50 Water transport 2020* 23 19
Total male and female Total 51 Air transport 2020* 27 24
Total male and female Total 52 Warehousing, services for transport 2020* 110 98
Total male and female Total 53 Postal and courier activities 2020* 69 43
Total male and female Total I Accommodation and food serving 2020* 497 285
Total male and female Total J Information and communication 2020* 363 310
Total male and female Total 58 Publishing 2020* 25 21
Total male and female Total 58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2020* 65 50
Total male and female Total 59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2020* 40 29
Total male and female Total 61 Telecommunications 2020* 27 25
Total male and female Total 62-63 IT- and information services 2020* 271 234
Total male and female Total K Financial institutions 2020* 222 196
Total male and female Total 64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2020* 101 92
Total male and female Total 65 Insurance and pension funding 2020* 60 55
Total male and female Total 66 Other financial services 2020* 61 50
Total male and female Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020* 86 66
Total male and female Total 68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020* 86 66
Total male and female Total M-N Business services 2020* 2,312 1,526
Total male and female Total M Other specialised business services 2020* 937 684
Total male and female Total 69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2020* 481 375
Total male and female Total 69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2020* 639 508
Total male and female Total 71 Architects, technical services etc. 2020* 158 133
Total male and female Total 72 Research and development 2020* 45 39
Total male and female Total 73 Advertising and market research 2020* 108 57
Total male and female Total 73-75 Advertising, design and other 2020* 253 137
Total male and female Total 74-75 Other specialised services 2020* 145 80
Total male and female Total N Renting and other business support 2020* 1,375 842
Total male and female Total 77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2020* 46 37
Total male and female Total 78 Employment activities 2020* 704 503
Total male and female Total 79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2020* 25 20
Total male and female Total 80-82 Security, other business services 2020* 600 281
Total male and female Total O-Q Government and care 2020* 2,895 2,056
Total male and female Total O Public administration and services 2020* 534 477
Total male and female Total 84 Public administration and services 2020* 534 477
Total male and female Total P Education 2020* 635 454
Total male and female Total 85 Education 2020* 635 454
Total male and female Total Q Health and social work activities 2020* 1,725 1,125
Total male and female Total 86 Human health activities 2020* 679 488
Total male and female Total 87-88 Care and social work 2020* 1,046 637
Total male and female Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020* 544 354
Total male and female Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2020* 235 151
Total male and female Total 90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2020* 141 99
Total male and female Total 93 Sports and recreation 2020* 94 51
Total male and female Total S Other service activities 2020* 254 182
Total male and female Total 94 Membership organisations 2020* 71 54
Total male and female Total 95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2020* 15 12
Total male and female Total 96 Other personal services 2020* 168 117
Total male and female Total T Activities of households 2020* 55 21
Total male and female Total U Extraterritorial organisations 2020* . .
Total male and female Total 99 Extraterritorial organisations 2020* . .
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.
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.