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 R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 414 542 356 640
Total male and female Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 174 232 148 269
Total male and female Total 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 68 91 50 88
Total male and female Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 255 312 195 316
Total male and female Employees R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 105 127 78 121
Total male and female Employees 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 57 74 40 64
Total male and female Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 159 230 161 324
Total male and female Self-employed R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 70 105 70 148
Total male and female Self-employed 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 11 17 11 24
Male Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 155 206 145 266
Male Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 87 120 80 149
Male Total 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 34 47 28 49
Male Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 98 120 83 136
Male Employees R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 49 60 41 64
Male Employees 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 28 37 22 35
Male Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 57 87 62 130
Male Self-employed R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 38 59 40 85
Male Self-employed 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 6 10 6 14
Female Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 259 336 211 374
Female Total R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 88 112 68 120
Female Total 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 34 45 22 39
Female Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 157 193 112 180
Female Employees R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 55 66 38 57
Female Employees 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 29 37 18 28
Female Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 102 143 100 194
Female Self-employed R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 32 46 30 63
Female Self-employed 93 Sports and recreation 2021* 5 7 5 10
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.