Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts

Compensation of employees, employment; economic activity, National Accounts

Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Labour volume Number Full-time equivalent (fte) (x 1,000) Labour volume Year-on-year change Full-time equivalent (fte) (%) Jobs of employees Number Jobs (full-time and part-time) Total (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Jobs (full-time and part-time) Male (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Jobs (full-time and part-time) Female (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Full-time jobs Total (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Full-time jobs Male (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Full-time jobs Female (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Part-time jobs Total (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Part-time jobs Male (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Number Part-time jobs Female (x 1,000) Jobs of employees Year-on-year change Jobs (full-time and part-time) Total (%)
A-U All economic activities 2021* 6,528 2.1 8,589 4,444 4,145 3,851 2,910 942 4,737 1,534 3,203 2.0
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2021* 87 1.9 121 79 43 62 49 13 59 29 30 1.9
01 Agriculture 2021* 84 1.9 117 76 42 60 47 13 58 29 29 1.9
02 Forestry and logging 2021* 2 1.1 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.4
03 Fishing and aquaculture 2021* 1 4.5 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4.2
B Mining and quarrying 2021* 7 -8.3 7 6 1 6 5 1 1 1 1 -8.2
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2021* 757 -0.2 841 646 195 595 526 69 246 120 126 0.0
C Manufacturing 2021* 690 -0.4 767 589 178 542 479 64 224 110 114 -0.3
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2021* 116 0.0 137 86 51 85 68 17 52 18 34 -0.2
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2021* 12 0.3 14 9 5 9 7 2 5 2 4 0.4
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2021* 43 -0.1 48 38 10 35 31 4 13 7 6 0.2
16 Manufacture of wood products 2021* 13 5.5 15 13 2 11 11 1 3 2 1 5.6
17 Manufacture of paper 2021* 17 -1.1 18 15 3 14 12 2 4 3 2 -1.2
18 Printing and reproduction 2021* 13 -3.9 15 10 5 10 8 2 5 2 3 -3.2
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2021* 5 -3.0 5 4 1 3 3 0 2 1 0 -3.0
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2021* 42 -0.2 45 35 9 33 29 5 11 6 5 -0.4
20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2021* 56 1.7 60 45 15 43 36 7 17 8 8 1.4
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2021* 14 7.5 15 9 6 10 7 3 5 2 3 6.9
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2021* 30 0.3 33 26 7 24 22 3 9 5 4 0.7
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2021* 51 0.1 55 45 10 42 38 4 14 8 6 0.3
23 Manufacture of building materials 2021* 20 -0.3 22 19 3 17 16 1 5 3 2 -0.3
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2021* 20 -2.4 21 19 2 18 17 1 3 2 1 -2.4
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2021* 100 -0.5 109 95 14 87 82 4 22 13 9 -0.4
25 Manufacture of metal products 2021* 80 0.0 88 77 11 69 65 3 20 11 8 0.1
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2021* 26 1.4 28 22 6 21 18 3 7 4 3 1.4
26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2021* 47 1.6 50 39 11 38 33 5 12 6 5 1.6
27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2021* 21 1.8 22 18 5 17 15 2 5 3 2 1.7
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2021* 89 2.4 94 81 13 75 70 6 19 11 8 2.5
29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2021* 22 -9.2 23 20 2 19 18 1 4 3 1 -8.5
29-30 Transport equipment 2021* 38 -6.1 40 35 5 33 30 2 8 5 3 -5.6
30 Manufacture of other transport 2021* 16 -1.7 18 15 3 14 13 1 4 2 2 -1.6
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2021* 134 -2.3 154 110 44 92 80 12 61 30 32 -2.2
31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2021* 96 -2.2 113 76 37 62 51 10 51 24 27 -2.1
33 Repair and installation of machinery 2021* 37 -2.8 41 34 7 31 29 2 10 6 5 -2.6
D Energy supply 2021* 27 2.6 30 22 9 20 17 3 11 5 6 5.9
35 Energy supply 2021* 27 2.6 30 22 9 20 17 3 11 5 6 5.9
E Water supply and waste management 2021* 34 3.2 37 30 7 28 25 2 9 5 5 3.0
36 Water collection and distribution 2021* 5 3.0 6 4 2 4 3 0 2 1 1 2.9
37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2021* 29 3.2 31 26 5 24 22 2 8 4 4 3.0
F Construction 2021* 312 2.1 341 297 44 265 254 12 76 44 32 2.3
41 Construction buildings, development 2021* 86 2.2 95 82 14 72 69 4 23 13 10 2.4
42 Civil engineering 2021* 48 -0.1 51 45 6 42 40 2 8 5 4 0.1
43 Specialised construction activities 2021* 178 2.6 195 171 25 151 145 6 44 26 19 2.8
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2021* 1,514 1.1 2,201 1,249 952 933 745 188 1,268 504 764 0.7
G Wholesale and retail trade 2021* 979 1.5 1,427 763 664 588 464 124 839 299 540 1.5
45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2021* 100 0.4 118 99 19 80 74 5 38 25 14 0.3
46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2021* 450 2.4 520 354 166 346 282 64 174 72 102 2.5
47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2021* 429 0.9 789 309 480 162 107 54 627 202 425 1.0
H Transportation and storage 2021* 327 1.7 391 295 96 247 214 33 143 81 63 1.3
49 Land transport 2021* 161 2.3 189 157 31 128 118 10 61 40 21 1.8
50 Water transport 2021* 14 -1.8 16 13 3 12 11 1 4 2 2 -2.0
51 Air transport 2021* 20 -11.9 23 13 11 13 9 3 10 3 7 -12.0
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2021* 97 3.1 107 77 30 77 62 16 30 16 14 3.1
53 Postal and courier activities 2021* 35 6.3 56 35 22 17 15 3 39 20 19 3.6
I Accommodation and food serving 2021* 209 -2.2 384 191 192 98 67 31 285 124 161 -2.6
J Information and communication 2021* 274 4.9 305 219 86 209 168 40 96 50 46 4.4
58 Publishing 2021* 19 -2.0 22 11 11 12 8 4 10 3 6 -2.7
58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2021* 38 1.1 45 24 21 25 16 9 20 8 12 0.3
59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2021* 19 4.6 23 12 10 13 8 5 10 4 6 3.3
61 Telecommunications 2021* 25 -0.6 27 20 7 19 16 3 8 4 4 -0.6
62-63 IT- and information services 2021* 212 6.3 234 175 58 165 137 28 69 39 30 5.8
K Financial institutions 2021* 192 2.7 214 120 94 141 99 42 73 21 52 1.9
64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2021* 94 3.2 103 61 42 76 53 23 27 8 19 2.9
65 Insurance and pension funding 2021* 52 -0.4 57 30 27 36 24 11 22 6 16 -1.7
66 Other financial services 2021* 45 5.6 54 29 25 30 22 8 24 7 17 4.2
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021* 57 2.2 70 36 34 37 26 10 33 9 24 1.7
68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2021* 57 2.2 70 36 34 37 26 10 33 9 24 1.7
M-N Business services 2021* 1,230 2.9 1,631 947 684 745 548 198 885 399 486 3.3
M Other specialised business services 2021* 512 2.0 609 366 243 361 270 92 248 97 152 2.1
69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2021* 296 1.5 357 207 150 211 155 56 146 52 93 1.8
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2021* 406 1.6 481 299 182 291 222 68 191 76 114 2.0
71 Architects, technical services etc. 2021* 110 1.9 124 92 33 79 68 12 45 24 21 2.4
72 Research and development 2021* 41 6.8 46 26 20 29 20 10 17 7 11 7.0
73 Advertising and market research 2021* 35 -1.2 42 23 19 24 16 8 18 7 11 -2.4
73-75 Advertising, design and other 2021* 65 1.6 82 41 41 41 27 14 40 14 27 0.3
74-75 Other specialised services 2021* 30 5.1 40 18 22 18 11 6 22 6 16 3.4
N Renting and other business support 2021* 718 3.5 1,021 581 441 384 278 106 637 303 334 4.0
77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2021* 30 -1.9 35 27 9 22 20 3 13 7 6 -0.3
78 Employment activities 2021* 510 5.1 732 436 296 266 185 81 465 251 215 6.1
79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2021* 14 -21.3 16 6 10 8 5 4 8 2 6 -21.1
80-82 Security, other business services 2021* 164 2.1 238 112 127 87 68 19 152 44 108 0.8
O-Q Government and care 2021* 1,908 3.3 2,551 731 1,820 783 444 340 1,768 287 1,481 3.2
O Public administration and services 2021* 493 3.5 553 312 241 335 235 100 218 76 142 3.3
84 Public administration and services 2021* 493 3.5 553 312 241 335 235 100 218 76 142 3.3
P Education 2021* 417 4.0 560 194 366 195 104 91 365 90 275 3.9
85 Education 2021* 417 4.0 560 194 366 195 104 91 365 90 275 3.9
Q Health and social work activities 2021* 999 3.0 1,439 226 1,213 254 105 149 1,185 121 1,064 2.8
86 Human health activities 2021* 436 2.3 584 122 462 150 69 82 433 53 380 2.2
87-88 Care and social work 2021* 563 3.5 855 104 751 103 36 67 752 68 684 3.3
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2021* 195 0.0 312 120 193 80 50 30 232 70 162 -1.3
R Culture, sports and recreation 2021* 78 -1.1 127 60 66 36 25 11 91 36 55 -2.7
90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2021* 39 -1.1 53 23 29 18 12 6 34 11 23 -2.1
93 Sports and recreation 2021* 40 -1.1 74 37 37 17 13 5 57 24 32 -3.1
S Other service activities 2021* 94 -0.7 130 45 85 41 24 17 88 21 68 -1.7
94 Membership organisations 2021* 53 0.8 69 28 40 26 15 10 43 13 30 -0.1
95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2021* 4 -2.4 5 4 1 3 3 0 2 1 1 -2.0
96 Other personal services 2021* 36 -2.6 56 13 43 13 7 6 43 6 37 -3.7
T Activities of households 2021* 23 7.3 56 14 42 3 1 2 53 14 39 3.4
U Extraterritorial organisations 2021* . . . . . . . . . . . .
99 Extraterritorial organisations 2021* . . . . . . . . . . . .
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides annual data about the compensation of employees, the wage costs and the labour volume of employees. Compensation of employees is classified in wages and salaries and employers' social contributions. The wage costs are the total of wages, social contributions paid by employers and taxes on wage costs minus wage cost subsidies. The labour volume is given in jobs (by sex and by full-time or part-time), full-time equivalent (fte), hours paid, hours agreed and hours worked. The table additionally provides the compensation of employees, wages and salaries and wage costs related to full-time equivalents and hours worked.

Data available from: 1995

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2020 are final. Data over 2021 are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2022:
Data of 2021 have been added. Data of 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 18 months after the end of the reporting year.

Description topics

Labour volume
The volume of labour input in the production process, in terms of hours worked or full-time equivalents
Number
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.
Year-on-year change
%-change with respect to the previous year
Full-time equivalent (fte)
A measure of labour volume, calculated by converting all full-time and part-time jobs to full-time jobs.
Jobs of employees
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. In this table only jobs of employees are included.
Number
Jobs (full-time and part-time)
Sum of full-time jobs and part-time jobs.
Total
Male
Female
Full-time jobs
An employee's job when he or she has a contract and tasks for a full working day and full working week.
Total
Male
Female
Part-time jobs
A job for which there is a permanent contract and for which a fixed number of hours was agreed that is less than the number of hours in a full day's or working week.
Total
Male
Female
Year-on-year change
%-change with respect to the previous year
Jobs (full-time and part-time)
Sum of full-time jobs and part-time jobs.
Total