Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National Accounts

Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National Accounts

Employment type Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Employed persons Employed persons (x 1,000) Employed persons Employed persons seasonal adjusted (x 1,000) Jobs Jobs (x 1,000) Jobs Jobs seasonal adjusted (x 1,000) Hours worked Hours worked (million hours) Hours worked Hours worked seasonal adjusted (million hours) Change on corresponding period (y/y) Employed persons (x 1 000) Change on corresponding period (y/y) Jobs (x 1 000) Change on previous period (q/q) Employed persons seasonal adjusted (x 1 000) Change on previous period (q/q) Jobs seasonal adjusted (x 1 000)
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter 9,259 9,324 10,400 10,469 3,422 3,376 263 303 75 80
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 2nd quarter 9,395 9,381 10,565 10,533 3,280 3,383 242 269 57 64
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 3rd quarter 9,478 9,441 10,630 10,601 3,238 3,427 264 301 61 67
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 4th quarter 9,495 9,501 10,651 10,657 3,570 3,432 235 248 60 56
Total A-U All economic activities 2018 9,408 10,562 13,510 251 280
Total A-U All economic activities 2019 1st quarter 9,515 9,571 10,662 10,723 3,503 3,502 256 262 69 66
Total A-U All economic activities 2019 2nd quarter 9,632 9,600 10,807 10,755 3,409 3,472 237 242 30 32
Total A-U All economic activities 2019 3rd quarter 9,637 9,625 10,793 10,795 3,326 3,481 159 163 25 40
Total A-U All economic activities 2019 4th quarter 9,707 9,671 10,888 10,862 3,629 3,484 212 237 46 67
Total A-U All economic activities 2019 9,623 10,788 13,867 215 226
Total A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter* 9,622 9,695 10,819 10,896 3,442 3,422 107 157 23 34
Total A-U All economic activities 2020 2nd quarter* 9,450 9,424 10,645 10,594 3,262 3,380 -181 -162 -270 -303
Total C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter 777 778 807 808 330 321 12 10 4 4
Total C Manufacturing 2018 2nd quarter 785 783 817 815 310 323 15 16 5 7
Total C Manufacturing 2018 3rd quarter 786 788 819 821 301 322 15 18 5 7
Total C Manufacturing 2018 4th quarter 794 794 826 827 341 327 20 23 5 6
Total C Manufacturing 2018 786 818 1,282 15 17
Total C Manufacturing 2019 1st quarter 802 801 834 833 339 337 24 27 8 7
Total C Manufacturing 2019 2nd quarter 804 802 837 833 319 327 19 20 1 0
Total C Manufacturing 2019 3rd quarter 799 802 828 833 313 329 13 9 0 0
Total C Manufacturing 2019 4th quarter 809 804 839 837 344 329 15 13 2 3
Total C Manufacturing 2019 803 835 1,315 18 17
Total C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter* 804 805 837 839 328 324 2 3 2 2
Total C Manufacturing 2020 2nd quarter* 802 799 836 832 306 322 -3 -1 -6 -7
Employees A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter 7,686 7,763 8,189 8,274 2,741 2,677 224 243 68 68
Employees A-U All economic activities 2018 2nd quarter 7,831 7,807 8,361 8,318 2,572 2,687 220 234 44 43
Employees A-U All economic activities 2018 3rd quarter 7,884 7,856 8,390 8,369 2,546 2,706 215 223 49 52
Employees A-U All economic activities 2018 4th quarter 7,934 7,908 8,446 8,424 2,828 2,721 217 220 52 54
Employees A-U All economic activities 2018 7,835 8,347 10,686 219 230
Employees A-U All economic activities 2019 1st quarter 7,891 7,971 8,401 8,489 2,794 2,775 205 212 63 65
Employees A-U All economic activities 2019 2nd quarter 8,023 7,999 8,560 8,514 2,662 2,739 193 198 28 25
Employees A-U All economic activities 2019 3rd quarter 8,049 8,021 8,554 8,536 2,645 2,771 165 165 22 21
Employees A-U All economic activities 2019 4th quarter 8,078 8,050 8,592 8,568 2,860 2,746 144 146 29 32
Employees A-U All economic activities 2019 8,011 8,527 10,961 177 180
Employees A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter* 7,973 8,054 8,485 8,574 2,710 2,675 81 84 4 6
Employees A-U All economic activities 2020 2nd quarter* 7,798 7,773 8,309 8,262 2,573 2,704 -225 -251 -281 -311
Employees C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter 735 736 749 750 308 299 14 15 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2018 2nd quarter 741 739 757 754 285 298 15 16 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2018 3rd quarter 742 744 756 758 279 298 15 15 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2018 4th quarter 748 748 763 762 313 301 16 16 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2018 742 756 1,185 15 16
Employees C Manufacturing 2019 1st quarter 754 755 768 769 312 310 19 19 8 7
Employees C Manufacturing 2019 2nd quarter 760 758 775 772 294 303 19 18 3 3
Employees C Manufacturing 2019 3rd quarter 758 760 771 774 291 305 16 15 1 1
Employees C Manufacturing 2019 4th quarter 762 761 776 775 316 303 14 13 1 2
Employees C Manufacturing 2019 759 773 1,213 17 16
Employees C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter* 760 761 775 776 303 299 6 6 0 1
Employees C Manufacturing 2020 2nd quarter* 755 753 769 767 281 297 -6 -6 -9 -9
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 1st quarter 1,574 1,562 2,211 2,194 682 699 38 60 6 12
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 2nd quarter 1,564 1,574 2,203 2,216 708 696 21 36 12 21
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 3rd quarter 1,594 1,586 2,240 2,231 692 721 49 78 12 16
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 4th quarter 1,561 1,593 2,205 2,233 742 711 18 28 8 2
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2018 1,573 2,215 2,824 32 51
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019 1st quarter 1,624 1,600 2,261 2,234 710 727 50 50 6 1
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019 2nd quarter 1,608 1,601 2,247 2,241 746 732 44 44 2 7
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019 3rd quarter 1,588 1,604 2,238 2,259 681 711 -6 -2 3 18
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019 4th quarter 1,628 1,621 2,297 2,294 769 738 68 91 17 35
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2019 1,612 2,261 2,907 39 46
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2020 1st quarter* 1,649 1,640 2,334 2,322 732 747 26 73 19 28
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2020 2nd quarter* 1,652 1,652 2,336 2,331 690 676 44 90 11 9
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 1st quarter 43 42 58 57 22 23 -2 -5 0 0
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 2nd quarter 44 43 60 60 25 25 0 0 1 3
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 3rd quarter 44 45 63 63 22 24 0 2 1 2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 4th quarter 45 46 64 64 28 26 4 6 1 2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2018 44 61 97 1 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019 1st quarter 48 46 65 64 27 27 5 8 0 0
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019 2nd quarter 44 44 62 61 24 24 1 1 -2 -3
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019 3rd quarter 41 42 57 60 22 24 -3 -6 -2 -1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019 4th quarter 47 43 64 62 28 26 2 0 0 2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2019 45 62 102 1 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2020 1st quarter* 44 44 62 63 25 25 -4 -3 1 2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2020 2nd quarter* 47 46 66 65 25 25 3 4 2 2
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table provides data about the employment of employees and self-employed persons. It contains annual and quarterly data on employed persons, jobs, and hours worked. The seasonal adjusted time series are also available in this table.

Data available from: 1995 first quarter.

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2019 are final. Data of 2020 and further are provisional.

Changes as of August 17th 2022:
Data of the flash estimate of the second quarter 2022 have been added to the table.

When will new figures be published?
The preliminary estimate (flash estimate) of a quarter is released within 45 days. The second estimate is published after 85 days. At the second estimate of the fourth quarter, data of the previous three quarters will also be revised.

Description topics

Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
Employed persons seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
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.
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.
Jobs seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
Change on corresponding period (y/y)
Change on corresponding period (year-on-year).
Employed persons
Jobs
Change on previous period (q/q)
Change on previous period (quarter-on-quarter).
Employed persons seasonal adjusted
Jobs seasonal adjusted