Employment; quarterly, sex, National Accounts

Employment; quarterly, sex, National Accounts

Employment type Sex Periods Labour volume Jobs (x 1,000) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Jobs (x 1,000)
Total Total male and female 2022 1st quarter* 11,177 11,244
Total Male 2022 1st quarter* 5,726 5,761
Total Female 2022 1st quarter* 5,451 5,484
Employees Total male and female 2022 1st quarter* 8,741 8,826
Employees Male 2022 1st quarter* 4,526 4,572
Employees Female 2022 1st quarter* 4,215 4,254
Self-employed Total male and female 2022 1st quarter* 2,436 2,418
Self-employed Male 2022 1st quarter* 1,200 1,188
Self-employed Female 2022 1st quarter* 1,236 1,230
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 2018 are final. Data of 2019 and further are provisional.

Changes as of May 17th 2022:
Data of the first 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

Labour volume
The volume of labour input in the production process, in terms of employed persons, jobs or hours worked.
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.
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.
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.