Vacancies; flowfigures, seasonally adjusted


This table contains seasonally adjusted figures for unfilled, new and filled vacancies. The phrase 'seasonally adjusted' refers to the total number of vacancies in the private and public sectors at the end of each quarter.

The following relationship applies to vacancies:
Unfilled (t) - Unfilled (t-1) = New (t) - Filled (t)

Where t is a quarter.

This table contains the number of vacancies per quarter.

Data available from: 1st quarter of 1997

Status of the figures:
The figures of 2020 are provisional, other figures are final.
Seasonally adjusted figures may be marginally adjusted at the end of the year under review.

Changes as of 26 June 2020:
The figure filled vacancies, published in the first quarter of 2019, is not correct. This figure is adjusted. This correction does not have consequences for other figures in the table.

Changes as of 18 May 2020:
New provisional figures of first quarter of 2020 have been added.
The figures of 2019 are final.

When will new figures be published?
New provisional figures for the second quarter of 2020 will be published in August 2020.

Vacancies; flowfigures, seasonally adjusted

Periods Vacancies seasonally adjusted, unfilled (x 1000) Vacancies seasonally adjusted, new (x 1000) Vacancies seasonally adjusted, filled (x 1000)
2017 1st quarter 185.7 250.9 236.4
2017 2nd quarter 204.7 263.6 244.6
2017 3rd quarter 213.7 266.3 257.3
2017 4th quarter 226.5 273.6 260.7
2018 1st quarter 236.3 283.3 273.5
2018 2nd quarter 250.8 296.8 282.3
2018 3rd quarter 260.8 303.5 293.5
2018 4th quarter 264.0 300.2 297.0
2019 1st quarter 280.9 316.3 299.4
2019 2nd quarter 282.3 307.0 305.6
2019 3rd quarter 284.4 313.5 311.4
2019 4th quarter 285.7 316.4 315.1
2020 1st quarter* 225.6 271.2 331.3
Source: CBS.
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