Employment; quarterly, sex, National Accounts

Employment; quarterly, sex, National Accounts

Employment type Sex Periods Labour volume Employed persons (x 1,000) Labour volume Jobs (x 1,000) Labour volume Hours worked (million hours) Labour volume Hours worked per employed person (hours) Labour volume Hours worked per job (hours) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Employed persons (x 1,000) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Jobs (x 1,000) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Hours worked (million hours) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Hours worked per employed person (hours) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Hours worked per job (hours)
Total Total male and female 2021 1st quarter* 9,500 10,698 3,362 354 314 9,581 10,767 3,392 354 315
Total Total male and female 2021 2nd quarter* 9,730 10,971 3,510 361 320 9,693 10,905 3,541 365 325
Total Total male and female 2021 3rd quarter* 9,862 11,083 3,241 329 292 9,848 11,090 3,469 352 313
Total Total male and female 2021 4th quarter* 9,939 11,183 3,805 383 340 9,919 11,176 3,547 358 317
Total Total male and female 2021* 9,759 10,985 13,919 1,426 1,267
Total Total male and female 2022 1st quarter* 9,961 11,235 3,595 361 320 10,031 11,302 3,603 359 319
Total Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 10,147 11,445 3,661 361 320 10,112 11,390 3,664 362 322
Total Total male and female 2022 3rd quarter* 10,191 11,458 3,347 328 292 10,156 11,443 3,606 355 315
Total Male 2021 1st quarter* 4,988 5,570 2,034 408 365 5,017 5,583 2,058 410 369
Total Male 2021 2nd quarter* 5,078 5,672 2,102 414 371 5,061 5,637 2,121 419 376
Total Male 2021 3rd quarter* 5,121 5,696 1,935 378 340 5,122 5,714 2,066 403 362
Total Male 2021 4th quarter* 5,160 5,754 2,259 438 393 5,154 5,754 2,104 408 366
Total Male 2021* 5,087 5,674 8,330 1,637 1,468
Total Male 2022 1st quarter* 5,181 5,788 2,139 413 370 5,216 5,817 2,149 412 369
Total Male 2022 2nd quarter* 5,275 5,890 2,167 411 368 5,254 5,859 2,171 413 371
Total Male 2022 3rd quarter* 5,302 5,896 1,987 375 337 5,279 5,889 2,135 404 363
Total Female 2021 1st quarter* 4,513 5,128 1,328 294 259 4,564 5,185 1,334 292 257
Total Female 2021 2nd quarter* 4,652 5,298 1,408 303 266 4,632 5,268 1,420 307 270
Total Female 2021 3rd quarter* 4,740 5,387 1,306 276 242 4,726 5,376 1,402 297 261
Total Female 2021 4th quarter* 4,779 5,429 1,546 324 285 4,765 5,422 1,443 303 266
Total Female 2021* 4,672 5,312 5,588 1,196 1,052
Total Female 2022 1st quarter* 4,779 5,447 1,455 305 267 4,815 5,486 1,454 302 265
Total Female 2022 2nd quarter* 4,872 5,555 1,494 307 269 4,859 5,531 1,493 307 270
Total Female 2022 3rd quarter* 4,889 5,562 1,360 278 244 4,876 5,554 1,471 302 265
Employees Total male and female 2021 1st quarter* 7,825 8,320 2,638 337 317 7,906 8,404 2,652 335 316
Employees Total male and female 2021 2nd quarter* 8,046 8,575 2,763 343 322 8,011 8,518 2,807 350 330
Employees Total male and female 2021 3rd quarter* 8,184 8,694 2,548 311 293 8,161 8,683 2,745 336 316
Employees Total male and female 2021 4th quarter* 8,240 8,760 3,063 372 350 8,217 8,743 2,835 345 324
Employees Total male and female 2021* 8,075 8,589 11,012 1,364 1,282
Employees Total male and female 2022 1st quarter* 8,219 8,747 2,838 345 324 8,304 8,837 2,832 341 320
Employees Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 8,394 8,954 2,881 343 322 8,354 8,889 2,897 347 326
Employees Total male and female 2022 3rd quarter* 8,391 8,914 2,598 310 291 8,370 8,907 2,823 337 317
Employees Male 2021 1st quarter* 4,099 4,315 1,570 383 364 4,143 4,359 1,582 382 363
Employees Male 2021 2nd quarter* 4,207 4,438 1,635 389 368 4,190 4,410 1,663 397 377
Employees Male 2021 3rd quarter* 4,272 4,492 1,510 353 336 4,258 4,486 1,622 381 361
Employees Male 2021 4th quarter* 4,300 4,527 1,809 421 400 4,288 4,519 1,673 390 370
Employees Male 2021* 4,220 4,444 6,524 1,546 1,468
Employees Male 2022 1st quarter* 4,294 4,526 1,676 390 370 4,340 4,570 1,676 386 367
Employees Male 2022 2nd quarter* 4,383 4,627 1,693 386 366 4,362 4,595 1,706 391 371
Employees Male 2022 3rd quarter* 4,385 4,613 1,535 350 333 4,373 4,609 1,663 380 361
Employees Female 2021 1st quarter* 3,726 4,005 1,068 287 267 3,763 4,046 1,070 284 264
Employees Female 2021 2nd quarter* 3,838 4,137 1,128 294 273 3,822 4,109 1,144 299 278
Employees Female 2021 3rd quarter* 3,912 4,201 1,038 265 247 3,903 4,197 1,123 288 268
Employees Female 2021 4th quarter* 3,940 4,233 1,254 318 296 3,929 4,224 1,162 296 275
Employees Female 2021* 3,855 4,145 4,488 1,164 1,083
Employees Female 2022 1st quarter* 3,925 4,222 1,162 296 275 3,964 4,267 1,157 292 271
Employees Female 2022 2nd quarter* 4,011 4,327 1,188 296 275 3,992 4,294 1,191 298 277
Employees Female 2022 3rd quarter* 4,006 4,302 1,062 265 247 3,997 4,298 1,161 290 270
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 1st quarter* 1,675 2,378 724 432 305 1,675 2,363 740 442 313
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 2nd quarter* 1,684 2,396 748 444 312 1,682 2,387 734 437 308
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 3rd quarter* 1,677 2,389 693 413 290 1,687 2,407 723 429 301
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 4th quarter* 1,699 2,424 742 437 306 1,702 2,433 712 418 293
Self-employed Total male and female 2021* 1,684 2,397 2,907 1,726 1,213
Self-employed Total male and female 2022 1st quarter* 1,741 2,488 757 434 304 1,728 2,465 770 446 312
Self-employed Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 1,752 2,491 780 445 313 1,758 2,502 767 436 307
Self-employed Total male and female 2022 3rd quarter* 1,800 2,544 749 416 294 1,785 2,536 783 438 309
Self-employed Male 2021 1st quarter* 888 1,254 464 522 370 874 1,224 476 545 389
Self-employed Male 2021 2nd quarter* 871 1,235 468 537 379 871 1,227 458 526 373
Self-employed Male 2021 3rd quarter* 850 1,204 425 500 353 864 1,227 444 514 362
Self-employed Male 2021 4th quarter* 861 1,227 450 523 367 867 1,235 431 497 349
Self-employed Male 2021* 867 1,230 1,806 2,083 1,469
Self-employed Male 2022 1st quarter* 887 1,262 463 522 367 876 1,247 473 540 380
Self-employed Male 2022 2nd quarter* 892 1,263 474 532 376 891 1,264 465 521 368
Self-employed Male 2022 3rd quarter* 917 1,284 452 493 352 906 1,281 473 522 369
Self-employed Female 2021 1st quarter* 787 1,124 261 331 232 801 1,139 264 330 232
Self-employed Female 2021 2nd quarter* 813 1,161 280 344 241 811 1,159 276 341 238
Self-employed Female 2021 3rd quarter* 828 1,185 268 323 226 823 1,180 279 339 237
Self-employed Female 2021 4th quarter* 839 1,196 292 348 244 836 1,198 281 336 235
Self-employed Female 2021* 817 1,167 1,100 1,347 943
Self-employed Female 2022 1st quarter* 855 1,225 293 343 239 852 1,219 297 349 244
Self-employed Female 2022 2nd quarter* 860 1,228 306 356 249 867 1,238 302 349 244
Self-employed Female 2022 3rd quarter* 883 1,261 297 337 236 879 1,256 310 353 247
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 by sex on employed persons, jobs, and hours worked. The seasonal adjusted time series are also available in this table.

Data available from: 2010 first quarter

Status of the figures:
Data from 2010 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

Labour volume
The volume of labour input in the production process, in terms of employed persons, jobs or hours worked.
Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
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.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked per employed person
Hours worked per employed person.
Hours worked per job
Hours worked per job.
Labour volume seasonal adjusted
The volume of labour input in the production process, in terms of employed persons, jobs or hours worked with the removal of annually recurring patterns which are normal for a particular time of year.
Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
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.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked per employed person
Hours worked per employed person.
Hours worked per job
Hours worked per job.