Employment; quarterly, sex, National Accounts

Employment; quarterly, sex, National Accounts

Employment type Sex Periods Labour volume Employed persons (x 1,000) Labour volume seasonal adjusted Employed persons (x 1,000)
Total Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 10,155 10,116
Total Male 2022 2nd quarter* 5,281 5,258
Total Female 2022 2nd quarter* 4,874 4,858
Employees Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 8,403 8,373
Employees Male 2022 2nd quarter* 4,390 4,372
Employees Female 2022 2nd quarter* 4,013 4,001
Self-employed Total male and female 2022 2nd quarter* 1,752 1,743
Self-employed Male 2022 2nd quarter* 892 885
Self-employed Female 2022 2nd quarter* 860 857
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 August 17th 2022:
Data of the flash 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.
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.