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 9,579 10,766 3,400 355 316
Total Total male and female 2021 2nd quarter* 9,730 10,971 3,510 361 320 9,698 10,910 3,576 369 328
Total Total male and female 2021 3rd quarter* 9,862 11,083 3,241 329 292 9,846 11,088 3,409 346 307
Total Total male and female 2021 4th quarter* 9,939 11,183 3,805 383 340 9,919 11,177 3,557 359 318
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 10,030 11,301 3,615 360 320
Total Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 10,147 11,445 3,661 361 320 10,108 11,386 3,710 367 326
Total Male 2021 1st quarter* 4,988 5,570 2,034 408 365 5,015 5,583 2,060 411 369
Total Male 2021 2nd quarter* 5,078 5,672 2,102 414 371 5,060 5,637 2,141 423 380
Total Male 2021 3rd quarter* 5,121 5,696 1,935 378 340 5,121 5,714 2,037 398 356
Total Male 2021 4th quarter* 5,160 5,754 2,259 438 393 5,155 5,755 2,109 409 367
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 5,815 2,152 413 370
Total Male 2022 2nd quarter* 5,275 5,890 2,167 411 368 5,252 5,854 2,197 418 375
Total Female 2021 1st quarter* 4,513 5,128 1,328 294 259 4,564 5,184 1,340 294 259
Total Female 2021 2nd quarter* 4,652 5,298 1,408 303 266 4,638 5,273 1,435 309 272
Total Female 2021 3rd quarter* 4,740 5,387 1,306 276 242 4,725 5,374 1,373 291 255
Total Female 2021 4th quarter* 4,779 5,429 1,546 324 285 4,764 5,421 1,447 304 267
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 4,814 5,486 1,463 304 267
Total Female 2022 2nd quarter* 4,872 5,555 1,494 307 269 4,856 5,532 1,513 312 274
Employees Total male and female 2021 1st quarter* 7,825 8,320 2,638 337 317 7,907 8,405 2,661 337 317
Employees Total male and female 2021 2nd quarter* 8,046 8,575 2,763 343 322 8,018 8,525 2,843 355 334
Employees Total male and female 2021 3rd quarter* 8,184 8,694 2,548 311 293 8,156 8,677 2,683 329 309
Employees Total male and female 2021 4th quarter* 8,240 8,760 3,063 372 350 8,214 8,740 2,845 346 326
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 8,305 8,838 2,845 343 322
Employees Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 8,394 8,954 2,881 343 322 8,365 8,901 2,945 352 331
Employees Male 2021 1st quarter* 4,099 4,315 1,570 383 364 4,143 4,359 1,585 383 364
Employees Male 2021 2nd quarter* 4,207 4,438 1,635 389 368 4,192 4,411 1,683 401 381
Employees Male 2021 3rd quarter* 4,272 4,492 1,510 353 336 4,257 4,484 1,592 374 355
Employees Male 2021 4th quarter* 4,300 4,527 1,809 421 400 4,286 4,519 1,678 392 371
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 4,341 4,570 1,679 387 367
Employees Male 2022 2nd quarter* 4,383 4,627 1,693 386 366 4,366 4,598 1,732 397 377
Employees Female 2021 1st quarter* 3,726 4,005 1,068 287 267 3,763 4,046 1,076 286 266
Employees Female 2021 2nd quarter* 3,838 4,137 1,128 294 273 3,826 4,115 1,161 303 282
Employees Female 2021 3rd quarter* 3,912 4,201 1,038 265 247 3,899 4,192 1,092 280 260
Employees Female 2021 4th quarter* 3,940 4,233 1,254 318 296 3,927 4,221 1,166 297 276
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 1,166 294 273
Employees Female 2022 2nd quarter* 4,011 4,327 1,188 296 275 3,999 4,302 1,213 303 282
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 1st quarter* 1,675 2,378 724 432 305 1,672 2,361 740 442 313
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 2nd quarter* 1,684 2,396 748 444 312 1,680 2,385 733 436 307
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 3rd quarter* 1,677 2,389 693 413 290 1,690 2,411 726 430 301
Self-employed Total male and female 2021 4th quarter* 1,699 2,424 742 437 306 1,705 2,436 712 417 292
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 1,725 2,463 770 446 313
Self-employed Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 1,752 2,491 780 445 313 1,743 2,485 765 439 308
Self-employed Male 2021 1st quarter* 888 1,254 464 522 370 871 1,224 475 546 389
Self-employed Male 2021 2nd quarter* 871 1,235 468 537 379 868 1,226 458 528 373
Self-employed Male 2021 3rd quarter* 850 1,204 425 500 353 864 1,229 445 515 362
Self-employed Male 2021 4th quarter* 861 1,227 450 523 367 868 1,236 431 496 349
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 1,245 473 540 380
Self-employed Male 2022 2nd quarter* 892 1,263 474 532 376 885 1,255 465 525 370
Self-employed Female 2021 1st quarter* 787 1,124 261 331 232 801 1,138 264 330 232
Self-employed Female 2021 2nd quarter* 813 1,161 280 344 241 812 1,158 275 338 237
Self-employed Female 2021 3rd quarter* 828 1,185 268 323 226 826 1,182 281 340 238
Self-employed Female 2021 4th quarter* 839 1,196 292 348 244 837 1,200 281 336 234
Self-employed Female 2021* 817 1,167 1,100 1,347 943
Self-employed Female 2022 1st quarter* 855 1,225 293 343 239 850 1,218 297 350 244
Self-employed Female 2022 2nd quarter* 860 1,228 306 356 249 857 1,230 300 350 244
Source: CBS.
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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 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

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.