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 1st quarter* 9,961 10,015 11,235 11,287 3,595 3,571 460 537 97 109
Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter* 194 199 240 246 91 98 -13 -17 -2 -3
Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 1st quarter* 886 887 922 923 363 362 18 17 5 5
Total C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 809 810 842 844 331 329 15 14 4 4
Total F Construction 2022 1st quarter* 547 545 618 614 249 252 7 2 2 1
Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 1st quarter* 2,418 2,429 2,664 2,676 835 825 151 167 3 1
Total J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter* 354 355 395 393 149 147 18 23 4 6
Total K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter* 214 213 222 224 86 83 5 5 1 0
Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter* 76 75 87 86 30 29 -3 -6 0 0
Total M-N Business services 2022 1st quarter* 2,095 2,142 2,441 2,491 735 737 157 182 59 68
Total 78 Employment activities 2022 1st quarter* . . . . . . . . . .
Total O-Q Government and care 2022 1st quarter* 2,755 2,746 3,084 3,069 890 874 99 119 26 30
Total O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter* 534 533 564 562 207 204 14 15 4 4
Total P Education 2022 1st quarter* 613 607 697 690 203 196 32 42 8 10
Total Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter* 1,608 1,606 1,823 1,817 480 474 52 62 15 16
Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 1st quarter* 421 422 562 564 166 165 22 44 -2 1
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 8,219 8,295 8,747 8,826 2,838 2,802 394 427 81 86
Employees A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter* 102 109 115 122 38 41 1 1 0 0
Employees B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 1st quarter* 833 835 850 851 333 332 12 13 5 5
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 759 760 773 775 302 301 10 10 4 4
Employees F Construction 2022 1st quarter* 339 340 347 348 142 140 10 10 3 3
Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 1st quarter* 2,127 2,136 2,244 2,254 676 662 133 144 1 -1
Employees J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter* 308 307 317 316 126 124 19 19 3 4
Employees K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter* 209 207 214 216 84 80 4 4 1 0
Employees L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter* 67 67 70 71 24 24 2 2 0 0
Employees M-N Business services 2022 1st quarter* 1,538 1,595 1,666 1,728 561 560 125 136 52 57
Employees 78 Employment activities 2022 1st quarter* 672 722 741 798 230 241 84 92 38 42
Employees O-Q Government and care 2022 1st quarter* 2,438 2,438 2,605 2,598 770 756 70 75 18 20
Employees O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter* 534 533 564 562 207 204 14 15 4 4
Employees P Education 2022 1st quarter* 545 543 583 579 172 167 29 31 6 7
Employees Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter* 1,359 1,362 1,458 1,457 391 385 27 29 8 9
Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 1st quarter* 259 262 319 321 84 82 18 23 -3 -3
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 1,741 1,720 2,488 2,461 757 770 66 109 16 23
Self-employed A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 1st quarter* 92 90 125 124 54 57 -14 -18 -1 -3
Self-employed B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 1st quarter* 52 53 72 72 30 29 5 4 1 0
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 50 50 69 69 29 28 5 3 1 1
Self-employed F Construction 2022 1st quarter* 208 205 271 266 107 112 -3 -8 -2 -2
Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 1st quarter* 291 294 420 423 158 163 18 23 2 2
Self-employed J Information and communication 2022 1st quarter* 47 48 78 77 23 23 0 4 0 2
Self-employed K Financial institutions 2022 1st quarter* 5 6 8 8 3 3 1 1 0 0
Self-employed L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 1st quarter* 9 8 17 15 5 5 -4 -8 0 0
Self-employed M-N Business services 2022 1st quarter* 558 547 775 763 174 177 32 45 7 11
Self-employed 78 Employment activities 2022 1st quarter* . . . . . . . . . .
Self-employed O-Q Government and care 2022 1st quarter* 317 308 479 471 120 118 28 45 8 10
Self-employed O Public administration and services 2022 1st quarter* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Self-employed P Education 2022 1st quarter* 68 64 114 111 31 28 3 12 2 3
Self-employed Q Health and social work activities 2022 1st quarter* 249 244 365 360 89 89 25 33 7 7
Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 1st quarter* 162 161 244 243 83 83 4 21 1 4
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 June 24th 2022:
Data of 2019 up to and including 2021 have been revised. Data of the second estimate of the first 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