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 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 17 19 15 27
Total male and female Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 16 17 15 27
Total male and female Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 16 18 15 26
Total male and female Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 33 34 31 51
Total male and female Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 116 120 109 195
Total male and female Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 95 99 89 159
Total male and female Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 28 28 26 46
Total male and female Employees 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 14 14 12 21
Total male and female Employees 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 14 15 13 23
Total male and female Employees 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 14 15 13 21
Total male and female Employees 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 33 33 30 50
Total male and female Employees 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 107 109 100 176
Total male and female Employees 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 86 88 80 141
Total male and female Employees 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 27 28 26 45
Total male and female Self-employed 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 4 5 3 6
Total male and female Self-employed 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 2 3 2 4
Total male and female Self-employed 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 2 3 2 4
Total male and female Self-employed 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 0 1 0 1
Total male and female Self-employed 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 9 11 8 18
Total male and female Self-employed 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 9 11 8 18
Total male and female Self-employed 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 0 1 0 1
Male Total 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 10 11 10 17
Male Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 14 15 14 24
Male Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 11 12 11 19
Male Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 26 27 25 42
Male Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 102 105 98 177
Male Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 83 86 80 144
Male Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 22 22 21 37
Male Employees 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 9 9 8 14
Male Employees 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 13 13 12 21
Male Employees 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 10 10 9 16
Male Employees 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 26 26 25 42
Male Employees 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 94 95 90 160
Male Employees 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 75 77 72 127
Male Employees 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 21 22 21 36
Male Self-employed 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 1 2 1 3
Male Self-employed 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 2 2 2 4
Male Self-employed 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 1 2 1 3
Male Self-employed 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 0 0 0 1
Male Self-employed 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 8 10 8 17
Male Self-employed 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 8 9 8 17
Male Self-employed 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 0 1 0 1
Female Total 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 7 9 6 10
Female Total 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 2 2 1 2
Female Total 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 5 6 4 7
Female Total 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 7 7 5 9
Female Total 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 14 15 11 18
Female Total 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 12 13 9 15
Female Total 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 6 6 5 9
Female Employees 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 5 5 4 6
Female Employees 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 2 2 1 2
Female Employees 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 4 5 4 6
Female Employees 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 7 7 5 9
Female Employees 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 13 14 10 17
Female Employees 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 11 11 8 14
Female Employees 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 6 6 5 9
Female Self-employed 13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 2 3 2 4
Female Self-employed 16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 0 1 0 1
Female Self-employed 18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 1 1 0 1
Female Self-employed 22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 0 0 0 0
Female Self-employed 24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 1 2 1 2
Female Self-employed 25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 1 1 1 1
Female Self-employed 26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 0 0 0 0
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.