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 2nd quarter* 10,147 10,108 11,445 11,386 3,661 3,710 416 474 77 85
Total A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 2nd quarter* 192 194 238 239 91 90 -21 -31 -3 -4
Total B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 2nd quarter* 892 889 929 925 363 372 16 14 2 2
Total C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter* 813 811 849 844 330 339 12 11 1 1
Total F Construction 2022 2nd quarter* 555 550 625 619 249 250 15 14 5 5
Total G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 2nd quarter* 2,494 2,476 2,761 2,734 870 879 140 169 31 35
Total J Information and communication 2022 2nd quarter* 358 359 403 402 150 154 15 27 5 8
Total K Financial institutions 2022 2nd quarter* 216 215 230 227 88 89 5 5 2 2
Total L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 2nd quarter* 78 77 89 88 30 30 1 2 1 2
Total M-N Business services 2022 2nd quarter* 2,157 2,151 2,511 2,501 750 758 120 140 9 14
Total 78 Employment activities 2022 2nd quarter* . . . . . . . . . .
Total O-Q Government and care 2022 2nd quarter* 2,776 2,769 3,096 3,086 892 910 105 111 20 18
Total O Public administration and services 2022 2nd quarter* 539 537 569 566 206 212 14 14 4 4
Total P Education 2022 2nd quarter* 623 617 700 696 203 207 42 42 8 8
Total Q Health and social work activities 2022 2nd quarter* 1,615 1,614 1,827 1,823 482 492 49 54 8 7
Total R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 2nd quarter* 429 427 564 565 179 178 20 23 5 4
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 2nd quarter* 8,394 8,365 8,954 8,901 2,881 2,945 349 379 60 63
Employees A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 2nd quarter* 110 108 123 121 41 41 0 0 -1 -1
Employees B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 2nd quarter* 837 836 855 852 332 342 12 12 2 2
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter* 762 760 777 775 301 309 9 9 1 1
Employees F Construction 2022 2nd quarter* 342 341 351 349 142 146 8 9 1 1
Employees G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 2nd quarter* 2,195 2,179 2,325 2,302 699 711 126 137 29 30
Employees J Information and communication 2022 2nd quarter* 315 314 325 323 127 132 21 21 6 6
Employees K Financial institutions 2022 2nd quarter* 209 209 220 219 84 85 5 5 2 2
Employees L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 2nd quarter* 67 67 71 71 24 25 1 1 0 0
Employees M-N Business services 2022 2nd quarter* 1,596 1,594 1,731 1,726 575 586 96 105 2 4
Employees 78 Employment activities 2022 2nd quarter* 713 712 788 786 243 249 50 56 -5 -4
Employees O-Q Government and care 2022 2nd quarter* 2,453 2,449 2,621 2,608 770 790 59 63 12 12
Employees O Public administration and services 2022 2nd quarter* 539 537 569 566 206 212 14 14 4 4
Employees P Education 2022 2nd quarter* 551 548 589 584 173 177 26 28 5 6
Employees Q Health and social work activities 2022 2nd quarter* 1,364 1,364 1,462 1,458 391 402 19 21 3 2
Employees R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 2nd quarter* 270 268 334 329 86 89 21 26 6 7
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 2nd quarter* 1,752 1,743 2,491 2,485 780 765 68 95 17 22
Self-employed A Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2022 2nd quarter* 83 86 115 118 50 49 -21 -30 -2 -3
Self-employed B-E Industry (no construction), energy 2022 2nd quarter* 54 53 75 73 30 30 4 2 0 0
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter* 52 51 72 69 29 29 3 2 0 0
Self-employed F Construction 2022 2nd quarter* 213 209 274 270 107 104 7 5 3 4
Self-employed G-I Trade, transport, hotels, catering 2022 2nd quarter* 299 297 436 433 171 168 14 32 1 5
Self-employed J Information and communication 2022 2nd quarter* 43 45 78 78 23 23 -6 5 -1 1
Self-employed K Financial institutions 2022 2nd quarter* 7 6 10 9 4 4 0 1 0 0
Self-employed L Renting, buying, selling real estate 2022 2nd quarter* 11 10 18 17 5 5 0 0 1 2
Self-employed M-N Business services 2022 2nd quarter* 561 558 780 775 175 172 24 36 7 10
Self-employed 78 Employment activities 2022 2nd quarter* . . . . . . . . . .
Self-employed O-Q Government and care 2022 2nd quarter* 323 320 476 478 121 120 45 48 8 7
Self-employed O Public administration and services 2022 2nd quarter* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Self-employed P Education 2022 2nd quarter* 72 69 111 113 30 30 16 14 3 2
Self-employed Q Health and social work activities 2022 2nd quarter* 251 251 365 365 91 90 29 33 5 5
Self-employed R-U Culture, recreation, other services 2022 2nd quarter* 158 159 230 235 93 90 0 -3 -1 -3
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 September 23rd 2022:
Data of the second 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