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 G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 2,369 2,611 1,807 3,217
Total male and female Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 1,538 1,673 1,158 2,036
Total male and female Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 533 567 483 872
Total male and female Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 861 945 542 919
Total male and female Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 2,085 2,201 1,514 2,584
Total male and female Employees G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 1,366 1,427 979 1,666
Total male and female Employees 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 499 520 450 790
Total male and female Employees 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 754 789 429 702
Total male and female Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 285 410 292 632
Total male and female Self-employed G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 173 246 179 370
Total male and female Self-employed 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 35 47 33 82
Total male and female Self-employed 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 107 156 113 217
Male Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 1,377 1,516 1,165 2,125
Male Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 845 920 714 1,290
Male Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 367 388 348 637
Male Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 356 396 250 437
Male Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 1,191 1,249 967 1,687
Male Employees G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 735 763 595 1,032
Male Employees 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 342 354 324 574
Male Employees 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 297 309 184 306
Male Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 186 267 198 438
Male Self-employed G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 111 157 119 257
Male Self-employed 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 25 34 25 63
Male Self-employed 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 59 87 66 131
Female Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 992 1,095 642 1,091
Female Total G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 693 753 443 746
Female Total 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 166 178 134 235
Female Total 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 505 549 292 482
Female Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 894 952 548 897
Female Employees G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 631 664 384 633
Female Employees 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 157 166 126 216
Female Employees 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 457 480 245 396
Female Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 98 143 94 194
Female Self-employed G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 62 89 60 113
Female Self-employed 46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 9 13 8 19
Female Self-employed 47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 48 69 48 86
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 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.