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 2020* 6,418 0.0 8,424 4,381 4,044 3,824 2,913 911 4,601 1,468 3,133 -1.2
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2020* 86 3.2 119 77 42 61 49 13 58 29 29 1.7
01 Agriculture 2020* 83 3.3 115 75 41 59 47 12 56 28 28 1.6
02 Forestry and logging 2020* 2 1.3 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2.1
03 Fishing and aquaculture 2020* 1 3.9 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4.9
B Mining and quarrying 2020* 7 -0.8 8 7 1 6 6 1 2 1 1 -0.9
B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2020* 757 -0.4 839 649 190 597 531 66 242 117 124 -0.6
C Manufacturing 2020* 690 -0.5 767 592 175 544 484 61 222 108 114 -0.8
10-12 Manufacture of food and beverages 2020* 112 -0.7 134 85 49 82 66 15 52 19 33 -1.0
13-15 Man. of textile-, leatherproducts 2020* 13 3.9 15 9 5 10 8 2 5 2 4 2.3
16-18 Man. wood en paperprod., printing 2020* 43 -1.3 47 37 10 35 31 4 12 6 6 -1.4
16 Manufacture of wood products 2020* 13 5.1 14 12 2 11 10 0 3 2 1 5.0
17 Manufacture of paper 2020* 17 -1.1 18 15 3 14 12 2 4 3 2 -1.5
18 Printing and reproduction 2020* 13 -6.9 15 10 5 10 8 2 5 2 3 -6.7
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020* 5 -1.4 6 5 1 4 3 0 2 1 0 -1.5
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020* 42 -1.2 45 36 9 33 29 4 12 7 5 -1.2
20-21 Chemistry and pharmaceuticals 2020* 55 0.5 59 44 15 43 36 7 17 8 8 0.5
21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals 2020* 13 6.4 14 9 6 9 7 2 5 2 3 6.4
22 Manufacture rubber, plastic products 2020* 30 0.8 33 26 6 25 22 3 8 4 4 0.7
22-23 Man. plastics and constructionprod 2020* 51 1.0 55 46 9 41 38 3 14 8 6 1.0
23 Manufacture of building materials 2020* 21 1.4 22 19 3 17 16 1 5 3 2 1.5
24 Manufacture of basic metals 2020* 21 -2.9 21 19 2 19 18 1 3 2 1 -3.3
24-25 Man. of basic metals and -products 2020* 101 -0.5 109 96 13 87 83 4 22 13 9 -0.6
25 Manufacture of metal products 2020* 80 0.2 88 77 11 69 65 3 20 12 8 0.1
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020* 25 -2.5 27 21 6 20 18 3 6 3 3 -2.5
26-27 Elektrical and electron. Industry 2020* 47 0.8 50 40 10 38 33 5 12 7 6 0.7
27 Manufacture of electric equipment 2020* 22 4.8 23 19 5 18 15 2 6 3 3 4.7
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020* 86 2.4 92 79 13 73 68 5 18 10 8 2.3
29 Manufacture of cars and trailers 2020* 24 -3.6 25 22 3 22 20 2 3 2 1 -3.7
29-30 Transport equipment 2020* 41 -2.7 43 37 5 36 33 3 7 4 3 -3.2
30 Manufacture of other transport 2020* 17 -1.6 18 15 3 14 13 1 4 2 2 -2.5
31-33 Other manufacturing and repair 2020* 137 -3.1 157 113 44 96 83 12 61 29 32 -3.4
31-32 Manufacture of furniture; other 2020* 99 -3.1 115 78 37 64 54 10 51 24 27 -3.3
33 Repair and installation of machinery 2020* 38 -3.1 42 35 7 32 30 2 10 6 5 -3.4
D Energy supply 2020* 26 1.3 29 21 8 20 17 3 9 4 5 2.8
35 Energy supply 2020* 26 1.3 29 21 8 20 17 3 9 4 5 2.8
E Water supply and waste management 2020* 33 0.8 36 29 7 27 25 2 9 5 5 0.8
36 Water collection and distribution 2020* 5 1.5 5 4 1 4 3 0 2 1 1 1.3
37-39 Sewerage and waste treatment 2020* 28 0.7 30 25 5 23 21 2 8 4 4 0.7
F Construction 2020* 306 2.0 334 292 42 263 252 11 71 40 31 2.0
41 Construction buildings, development 2020* 85 2.5 94 81 13 73 69 3 21 12 10 2.5
42 Civil engineering 2020* 48 -1.4 50 45 5 42 40 2 8 4 3 -1.6
43 Specialised construction activities 2020* 173 2.7 190 166 23 148 143 5 41 24 18 2.7
G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2020* 1,506 -0.7 2,187 1,240 948 917 735 182 1,270 505 765 -2.2
G Wholesale and retail trade 2020* 969 1.2 1,407 753 654 580 461 119 827 293 535 0.3
45 Sale and repair of motor vehicles 2020* 100 -1.0 117 99 18 80 76 5 37 24 14 -1.5
46 Wholesale trade (no motor vehicles) 2020* 442 0.9 510 350 160 342 281 61 169 69 99 0.1
47 Retail trade (not in motor vehicles) 2020* 427 1.9 779 304 475 158 104 54 621 200 422 0.6
H Transportation and storage 2020* 323 -0.6 386 291 95 238 206 32 149 85 64 -2.0
49 Land transport 2020* 153 -3.9 179 150 29 116 107 9 63 43 20 -4.5
50 Water transport 2020* 15 1.2 16 13 3 13 11 1 4 2 2 -0.4
51 Air transport 2020* 24 -1.9 26 14 12 17 12 5 10 2 8 -2.0
52 Warehousing, services for transport 2020* 94 2.0 104 76 28 74 60 14 30 16 14 1.5
53 Postal and courier activities 2020* 37 7.8 61 38 23 18 15 3 42 22 20 -1.0
I Accommodation and food serving 2020* 215 -8.7 394 196 199 100 69 31 295 127 167 -10.1
J Information and communication 2020* 262 3.4 291 211 81 201 164 37 90 47 43 3.1
58 Publishing 2020* 20 -2.5 23 12 11 13 8 4 10 4 7 -3.2
58-60 Publishing, movie, radio and TV 2020* 37 -2.2 45 24 21 24 16 8 20 8 12 -2.7
59-60 Movies, TV and radio 2020* 18 -1.9 22 12 10 12 8 4 10 4 6 -2.3
61 Telecommunications 2020* 25 -3.2 27 20 7 20 17 3 7 3 3 -3.6
62-63 IT- and information services 2020* 200 5.5 220 167 53 157 131 25 63 35 28 5.2
K Financial institutions 2020* 191 4.2 214 120 94 141 100 40 73 19 53 3.4
64 Financial institutions, no insurance 2020* 91 2.8 100 60 40 74 52 22 27 8 19 2.1
65 Insurance and pension funding 2020* 54 5.9 60 31 28 38 26 11 22 5 17 4.6
66 Other financial services 2020* 45 5.2 54 29 25 30 22 7 24 7 18 4.5
L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020* 56 1.8 69 35 34 36 26 10 32 9 24 1.2
68 Renting, buying, selling real estate 2020* 56 1.8 69 35 34 36 26 10 32 9 24 1.2
M-N Business services 2020* 1,208 -4.5 1,582 924 658 749 554 195 832 370 462 -7.3
M Other specialised business services 2020* 498 0.9 591 356 236 357 269 88 235 87 147 0.7
69-70 Legal and management consultancy 2020* 287 -0.1 345 199 145 209 154 55 136 45 91 -0.2
69-71 Management, technical consultancy 2020* 395 0.7 467 290 177 289 223 66 178 67 111 0.5
71 Architects, technical services etc. 2020* 108 2.7 122 90 31 80 68 11 42 22 20 2.5
72 Research and development 2020* 38 4.8 42 24 18 27 18 8 15 6 10 4.9
73 Advertising and market research 2020* 35 -2.0 43 24 19 24 17 8 19 8 12 -3.0
73-75 Advertising, design and other 2020* 65 0.3 83 42 41 41 28 14 41 14 27 -0.5
74-75 Other specialised services 2020* 29 3.1 39 18 21 17 11 6 22 7 15 2.5
N Renting and other business support 2020* 710 -7.9 990 568 422 393 285 107 598 283 315 -11.5
77 Renting and leasing of tangible goods 2020* 33 6.5 38 28 11 25 21 4 13 6 7 3.9
78 Employment activities 2020* 497 -11.2 694 422 272 271 191 80 423 231 192 -15.4
79 Travel agencies, tour operators etc 2020* 17 -10.7 20 7 13 11 6 5 9 2 7 -11.1
80-82 Security, other business services 2020* 162 1.1 237 111 126 86 67 18 152 44 108 -0.3
O-Q Government and care 2020* 1,850 2.8 2,472 713 1,760 777 450 327 1,695 263 1,433 2.4
O Public administration and services 2020* 477 3.0 534 305 229 335 241 94 199 64 135 2.8
84 Public administration and services 2020* 477 3.0 534 305 229 335 241 94 199 64 135 2.8
P Education 2020* 401 1.6 538 188 351 187 103 85 351 85 266 1.4
85 Education 2020* 401 1.6 538 188 351 187 103 85 351 85 266 1.4
Q Health and social work activities 2020* 973 3.1 1,400 220 1,180 254 106 148 1,145 113 1,032 2.7
86 Human health activities 2020* 423 2.6 564 120 444 151 70 81 412 50 363 2.2
87-88 Care and social work 2020* 550 3.5 836 100 736 103 36 67 733 64 669 3.0
R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2020* 195 -1.1 318 120 197 80 51 29 238 70 168 -2.4
R Culture, sports and recreation 2020* 79 -4.1 130 62 68 36 25 11 94 37 58 -6.8
90-92 Arts, culture and lotteries 2020* 39 -2.2 54 24 30 19 12 6 35 11 24 -4.1
93 Sports and recreation 2020* 40 -5.9 77 38 39 17 13 5 59 25 34 -8.6
S Other service activities 2020* 95 -0.5 132 45 87 42 25 17 90 20 70 -1.9
94 Membership organisations 2020* 53 1.8 69 28 41 26 16 10 43 13 30 0.9
95 Repair computers and consumergoods 2020* 4 -2.8 5 4 1 3 3 0 2 1 1 -3.9
96 Other personal services 2020* 37 -3.4 58 13 44 13 7 6 45 6 38 -4.9
T Activities of households 2020* 21 9.2 55 13 42 2 0 2 53 13 40 8.3
U Extraterritorial organisations 2020* . . . . . . . . . . . .
99 Extraterritorial organisations 2020* . . . . . . . . . . . .
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

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 2019 are final. Data over 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2021:
Data of 2020 have been added. Data of 2019 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