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 86 Human health activities 2021* 632 708 508 833
Total male and female Employees 86 Human health activities 2021* 548 584 436 689
Total male and female Self-employed 86 Human health activities 2021* 83 124 72 143
Male Total 86 Human health activities 2021* 142 165 129 220
Male Employees 86 Human health activities 2021* 115 122 105 169
Male Self-employed 86 Human health activities 2021* 27 43 25 51
Female Total 86 Human health activities 2021* 490 543 378 612
Female Employees 86 Human health activities 2021* 433 462 331 520
Female Self-employed 86 Human health activities 2021* 56 81 47 93
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

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.