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 2021 1st quarter* 9,500 9,569 10,698 10,760 3,362 3,371 -121 -121 -17 -8
Total A-U All economic activities 2021 2nd quarter* 9,730 9,701 10,971 10,919 3,510 3,626 280 326 132 159
Total A-U All economic activities 2021 3rd quarter* 9,862 9,851 11,083 11,096 3,241 3,411 258 319 149 178
Total A-U All economic activities 2021 4th quarter* 9,939 9,918 11,183 11,178 3,805 3,541 331 398 67 81
Total A-U All economic activities 2021* 9,759 10,985 13,919 188 232
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 C Manufacturing 2021 1st quarter* 794 796 828 831 318 319 -10 -9 -2 -1
Total C Manufacturing 2021 2nd quarter* 802 798 838 832 324 337 0 2 2 2
Total C Manufacturing 2021 3rd quarter* 796 801 825 835 291 306 -5 -7 3 2
Total C Manufacturing 2021 4th quarter* 808 806 841 839 357 331 9 13 5 5
Total C Manufacturing 2021* 800 833 1,290 -1 0
Total C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 809 810 842 844 331 329 15 14 4 4
Employees A-U All economic activities 2021 1st quarter* 7,825 7,898 8,320 8,395 2,638 2,631 -147 -165 -21 -24
Employees A-U All economic activities 2021 2nd quarter* 8,046 8,022 8,575 8,530 2,763 2,893 248 267 124 135
Employees A-U All economic activities 2021 3rd quarter* 8,184 8,161 8,694 8,683 2,548 2,685 236 254 139 153
Employees A-U All economic activities 2021 4th quarter* 8,240 8,214 8,760 8,740 3,063 2,830 295 319 53 57
Employees A-U All economic activities 2021* 8,075 8,589 11,012 159 170
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 C Manufacturing 2021 1st quarter* 749 750 763 764 293 295 -12 -12 -2 -2
Employees C Manufacturing 2021 2nd quarter* 753 751 768 765 299 312 -2 -2 1 1
Employees C Manufacturing 2021 3rd quarter* 752 753 765 767 269 282 -1 -1 2 2
Employees C Manufacturing 2021 4th quarter* 758 757 772 771 327 303 5 5 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2021* 753 767 1,188 -2 -2
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 759 760 773 775 302 301 10 10 4 4
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2021 1st quarter* 1,675 1,671 2,378 2,365 724 740 26 44 4 16
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2021 2nd quarter* 1,684 1,680 2,396 2,389 748 733 32 59 8 24
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2021 3rd quarter* 1,677 1,690 2,389 2,413 693 726 22 66 10 25
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2021 4th quarter* 1,699 1,703 2,424 2,437 742 711 36 79 13 24
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2021* 1,684 2,397 2,907 29 62
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 C Manufacturing 2021 1st quarter* 46 46 65 66 25 25 2 3 0 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2021 2nd quarter* 49 47 70 67 25 25 2 4 1 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2021 3rd quarter* 45 48 61 68 22 24 -4 -6 1 0
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2021 4th quarter* 51 49 69 69 29 28 5 9 2 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2021* 47 66 101 1 3
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 50 50 69 69 29 28 5 3 1 1
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