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 2022 3rd quarter* 10,191 11,458 3,347 328 292 10,156 11,443 3,606 355 315
Total Male 2022 3rd quarter* 5,302 5,896 1,987 375 337 5,279 5,889 2,135 404 363
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 2022 3rd quarter* 8,391 8,914 2,598 310 291 8,370 8,907 2,823 337 317
Employees Male 2022 3rd quarter* 4,385 4,613 1,535 350 333 4,373 4,609 1,663 380 361
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 2022 3rd quarter* 1,800 2,544 749 416 294 1,785 2,536 783 438 309
Self-employed Male 2022 3rd quarter* 917 1,284 452 493 352 906 1,281 473 522 369
Self-employed Female 2022 3rd quarter* 883 1,261 297 337 236 879 1,256 310 353 247
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 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.