Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National Accounts

Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National Accounts

Employment type Sector/branches (SIC 2008) Periods Employed persons Employed persons (x 1,000) Employed persons Employed persons seasonal adjusted (x 1,000) Jobs Jobs (x 1,000) Jobs Jobs seasonal adjusted (x 1,000) Hours worked Hours worked (million hours) Hours worked Hours worked seasonal adjusted (million hours) Change on corresponding period (y/y) Employed persons (x 1 000) Change on corresponding period (y/y) Jobs (x 1 000) Change on previous period (q/q) Employed persons seasonal adjusted (x 1 000) Change on previous period (q/q) Jobs seasonal adjusted (x 1 000)
Total A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 9,911 9,951 11,121 11,179 3,677 3,588 442 504 116 121
Total A-U All economic activities 2022 2nd quarter* 10,060 10,037 11,330 11,287 3,534 3,621 400 454 86 108
Total A-U All economic activities 2022 3rd quarter* 10,099 10,100 11,364 11,365 3,468 3,698 331 381 63 78
Total A-U All economic activities 2022 4th quarter* 10,204 10,166 11,479 11,441 3,848 3,690 344 393 66 76
Total A-U All economic activities 2022* 10,069 11,325 14,526 379 433
Total A-U All economic activities 2023 1st quarter* 10,155 10,203 11,414 11,486 3,808 3,689 244 293 37 44
Total A-U All economic activities 2023 2nd quarter* 10,235 10,207 11,541 11,501 3,602 3,698 176 212 4 16
Total A-U All economic activities 2023 3rd quarter* 10,231 10,232 11,533 11,533 3,478 3,728 132 169 25 31
Total A-U All economic activities 2023 4th quarter* 10,310 10,276 11,618 11,576 3,834 3,715 106 140 44 43
Total A-U All economic activities 2023* 10,233 11,527 14,723 164 203
Total A-U All economic activities 2024 1st quarter* 10,278 10,321 11,536 11,615 3,806 3,727 123 122 45 39
Total C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 737 737 777 779 313 301 17 15 4 5
Total C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter* 744 742 787 785 294 304 16 14 4 6
Total C Manufacturing 2022 3rd quarter* 748 747 792 793 289 312 25 31 6 8
Total C Manufacturing 2022 4th quarter* 749 753 793 798 322 308 13 16 6 5
Total C Manufacturing 2022* 745 787 1,219 18 19
Total C Manufacturing 2023 1st quarter* 763 761 807 805 328 313 26 30 8 7
Total C Manufacturing 2023 2nd quarter* 763 762 808 805 302 313 19 20 1 1
Total C Manufacturing 2023 3rd quarter* 757 763 801 806 289 313 9 9 1 1
Total C Manufacturing 2023 4th quarter* 767 764 810 808 325 314 18 17 2 2
Total C Manufacturing 2023* 763 806 1,244 18 19
Total C Manufacturing 2024 1st quarter* 767 766 811 810 325 314 4 3 2 2
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 8,231 8,282 8,725 8,800 2,908 2,810 388 418 91 87
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 2nd quarter* 8,364 8,332 8,916 8,863 2,736 2,839 337 367 50 63
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 3rd quarter* 8,351 8,357 8,890 8,893 2,702 2,894 211 226 25 30
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022 4th quarter* 8,420 8,400 8,956 8,936 3,015 2,889 208 223 44 43
Employees A-U All economic activities 2022* 8,342 8,873 11,362 286 308
Employees A-U All economic activities 2023 1st quarter* 8,393 8,436 8,899 8,968 3,010 2,880 162 173 36 32
Employees A-U All economic activities 2023 2nd quarter* 8,472 8,440 9,031 8,977 2,777 2,889 108 115 4 9
Employees A-U All economic activities 2023 3rd quarter* 8,441 8,453 8,985 8,993 2,702 2,913 90 95 13 16
Employees A-U All economic activities 2023 4th quarter* 8,501 8,481 9,043 9,022 2,989 2,903 81 86 29 29
Employees A-U All economic activities 2023* 8,452 8,990 11,478 110 117
Employees A-U All economic activities 2024 1st quarter* 8,472 8,510 8,982 9,047 3,003 2,913 79 84 28 25
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 686 686 701 701 285 273 14 14 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter* 691 689 708 705 266 276 15 15 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 3rd quarter* 691 693 707 709 261 282 16 17 4 4
Employees C Manufacturing 2022 4th quarter* 699 698 714 714 294 282 16 17 5 5
Employees C Manufacturing 2022* 692 707 1,106 15 16
Employees C Manufacturing 2023 1st quarter* 706 705 721 722 299 284 20 20 7 8
Employees C Manufacturing 2023 2nd quarter* 709 708 727 724 273 284 18 19 2 2
Employees C Manufacturing 2023 3rd quarter* 707 709 723 726 264 286 16 16 2 2
Employees C Manufacturing 2023 4th quarter* 711 711 727 727 293 285 12 13 1 1
Employees C Manufacturing 2023* 708 724 1,129 17 17
Employees C Manufacturing 2024 1st quarter* 711 711 727 727 297 286 6 6 1 1
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 1st quarter* 1,679 1,669 2,396 2,379 769 778 54 87 25 34
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 2nd quarter* 1,696 1,705 2,414 2,424 797 782 62 88 37 45
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 3rd quarter* 1,748 1,744 2,474 2,472 766 804 120 154 38 48
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022 4th quarter* 1,784 1,766 2,522 2,506 833 800 135 170 22 34
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2022* 1,727 2,452 3,164 93 125
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2023 1st quarter* 1,762 1,767 2,515 2,518 798 809 82 119 1 12
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2023 2nd quarter* 1,764 1,767 2,510 2,525 825 809 68 97 0 7
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2023 3rd quarter* 1,790 1,780 2,548 2,540 776 815 42 75 13 15
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2023 4th quarter* 1,809 1,795 2,576 2,554 845 812 25 53 15 14
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2023* 1,781 2,538 3,244 54 86
Self-employed A-U All economic activities 2024 1st quarter* 1,806 1,811 2,553 2,568 804 814 44 38 17 14
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 1st quarter* 51 52 76 77 28 28 3 1 0 0
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 2nd quarter* 53 52 80 80 29 29 1 -1 1 2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 3rd quarter* 57 54 85 83 28 30 9 14 2 4
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022 4th quarter* 50 55 79 84 28 26 -3 -1 1 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2022* 53 80 112 3 3
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2023 1st quarter* 57 56 86 83 29 29 6 10 0 -1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2023 2nd quarter* 54 54 81 82 29 29 1 2 -1 -2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2023 3rd quarter* 50 53 78 80 25 27 -7 -8 -1 -1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2023 4th quarter* 56 54 83 82 31 29 5 4 1 1
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2023* 54 82 115 1 2
Self-employed C Manufacturing 2024 1st quarter* 56 55 83 83 28 28 -2 -3 1 1
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table explanation


This table provides data about the employment of employees and self-employed persons. It contains annual and quarterly data on employed persons, jobs, and hours worked. The seasonal adjusted time series are also available in this table.

Data available from: 1995 first quarter.

Status of the figures:
Data from 1995 up to and including 2021 are final. Data of 2022 and further are provisional.

Changes as of June 24th 2024:
This is a new table.
Statistics Netherlands has carried out a revision of the national accounts. New statistical sources, methods and concepts are implemented in the national accounts, in order to align the picture of the Dutch economy with all underlying source data and international guidelines for the compilation of the national accounts. This table contains revised data. For further information see section 3.

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

Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
Employed persons
Someone working for a company located in the Netherlands, or an institution or private household in the Netherlands.
Employed persons seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures 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.
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.
Jobs seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked
The number of hours actually worked by someone with a paid job.
Hours worked seasonal adjusted
The removal of annually recurring patterns from the figures which are normal for a particular time of year.
Change on corresponding period (y/y)
Change on corresponding period (year-on-year).
Employed persons
Jobs
Change on previous period (q/q)
Change on previous period (quarter-on-quarter).
Employed persons seasonal adjusted
Jobs seasonal adjusted