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 2022 3rd quarter* 10,191 10,156 11,458 11,443 3,347 3,606 329 375 43 53
Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 3rd quarter* 199 191 244 235 92 90 -11 -18 -1 -1
Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 3rd quarter* 895 896 934 934 328 357 25 32 5 7
Total C Manufacturing 2022 3rd quarter* 818 818 853 853 299 325 21 28 5 6
Total F Construction 2022 3rd quarter* 564 561 633 632 229 246 19 20 8 9
Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 3rd quarter* 2,512 2,497 2,778 2,761 810 859 93 106 18 23
Total J Information and communication 2022 3rd quarter* 363 363 404 406 140 152 17 26 3 4
Total K Financial institutions 2022 3rd quarter* 216 217 230 230 81 86 6 6 2 2
Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 3rd quarter* 80 79 91 90 27 30 3 5 1 1
Total M-N Business services 2022 3rd quarter* 2,174 2,143 2,517 2,491 681 733 85 96 -7 -6
Total 78 Employment activities 2022 3rd quarter* . . . . . . . . . .
Total O-Q Government and care 2022 3rd quarter* 2,756 2,778 3,061 3,095 797 881 77 80 10 11
Total O Public administration and services 2022 3rd quarter* 538 541 565 570 190 204 14 15 4 4
Total P Education 2022 3rd quarter* 609 621 682 698 176 200 29 25 4 3
Total Q Health and social work activities 2022 3rd quarter* 1,609 1,616 1,814 1,827 431 477 34 40 2 4
Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 3rd quarter* 431 431 566 569 162 172 14 23 4 3
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 3rd quarter* 8,391 8,370 8,914 8,907 2,598 2,823 207 220 16 18
Employees A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 3rd quarter* 116 107 129 120 40 39 -1 -1 -1 -1
Employees B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 3rd quarter* 838 840 854 856 300 326 14 14 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 3rd quarter* 762 764 775 778 271 295 10 11 3 3
Employees F Construction 2022 3rd quarter* 342 343 350 351 129 140 8 9 2 2
Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 3rd quarter* 2,199 2,191 2,327 2,316 637 687 61 66 13 14
Employees J Information and communication 2022 3rd quarter* 315 316 324 326 115 125 18 19 3 3
Employees K Financial institutions 2022 3rd quarter* 209 210 221 220 78 83 5 5 1 2
Employees L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 3rd quarter* 67 67 71 71 22 24 1 1 0 0
Employees M-N Business services 2022 3rd quarter* 1,600 1,572 1,728 1,702 516 559 45 48 -15 -15
Employees 78 Employment activities 2022 3rd quarter* 716 690 788 762 218 231 10 11 -16 -17
Employees O-Q Government and care 2022 3rd quarter* 2,432 2,452 2,578 2,612 683 756 46 48 6 7
Employees O Public administration and services 2022 3rd quarter* 538 541 565 570 190 204 14 15 4 4
Employees P Education 2022 3rd quarter* 537 549 569 585 150 169 19 20 2 2
Employees Q Health and social work activities 2022 3rd quarter* 1,357 1,363 1,444 1,457 342 383 13 14 1 1
Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 3rd quarter* 273 271 333 332 79 84 9 11 2 3
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 3rd quarter* 1,800 1,785 2,544 2,536 749 783 122 155 27 35
Self-employed A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 3rd quarter* 83 84 115 115 52 51 -10 -17 0 0
Self-employed B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 3rd quarter* 57 56 80 78 29 31 11 17 2 3
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 3rd quarter* 56 54 78 75 28 30 11 17 2 3
Self-employed F Construction 2022 3rd quarter* 222 218 283 281 100 106 10 12 6 7
Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 3rd quarter* 314 306 451 446 172 173 32 40 6 9
Self-employed J Information and communication 2022 3rd quarter* 48 46 80 80 25 26 -1 7 0 1
Self-employed K Financial institutions 2022 3rd quarter* 7 7 10 9 3 3 1 1 0 0
Self-employed L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 3rd quarter* 12 12 20 19 5 6 2 4 1 1
Self-employed M-N Business services 2022 3rd quarter* 574 571 789 789 165 174 41 48 8 9
Self-employed 78 Employment activities 2022 3rd quarter* . . . . . . . . . .
Self-employed O-Q Government and care 2022 3rd quarter* 324 325 483 483 114 124 31 32 4 4
Self-employed O Public administration and services 2022 3rd quarter* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Self-employed P Education 2022 3rd quarter* 72 72 113 113 26 31 11 6 2 1
Self-employed Q Health and social work activities 2022 3rd quarter* 252 253 370 370 88 93 21 26 2 3
Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 3rd quarter* 159 160 234 236 83 89 5 12 1 0
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 December 23rd 2022:
Data of the second estimate of the third 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