Employment in knowledge-intensive high-tech services

National data

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Employment in high-tech knowledge-intensive services

% of total employment

 201220132014201520162017
Belgium
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.290.280.280.280.270.27
  61 Telecommunications0.610.600.580.550.530.51
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.281.301.351.371.411.48
  72 Scientific research and development0.220.220.230.230.240.25
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.402.412.432.432.462.51
Netherlands
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.310.310.320.320.330.33
  61 Telecommunications0.360.360.360.340.350.34
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.951.972.042.122.182.26
  72 Scientific research and development0.360.370.380.410.420.42
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.983.003.093.193.273.35
France
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.350.350.350.350.36--
  61 Telecommunications0.490.470.430.420.41--
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.701.731.761.831.88--
  72 Scientific research and development1.601.641.661.621.61--
  HT knowledge-intensive services4.144.194.204.224.25--
Germany
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.300.310.310.300.29--
  61 Telecommunications0.310.300.290.290.28--
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.671.711.761.781.84--
  72 Scientific research and development0.440.460.470.470.48--
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.722.782.832.842.89--
Austria
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.310.310.310.320.320.32
  61 Telecommunications0.400.390.370.360.350.34
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.471.511.581.571.641.68
  72 Scientific research and development0.330.380.370.370.380.39
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.512.582.632.622.682.73
United Kingdom
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.580.600.610.580.590.60
  61 Telecommunications0.700.690.690.710.690.66
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities2.072.202.302.342.372.45
  72 Scientific research and development0.370.360.380.380.380.38
  HT knowledge-intensive services3.723.833.974.014.034.09
Euro Area
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.310.310.310.30----
  61 Telecommunications0.410.400.390.38----
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.561.611.651.69----
  72 Scientific research and development0.620.640.650.65----
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.912.972.993.02----
Europe 28
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.340.350.350.34----
  61 Telecommunications0.480.480.470.47----
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.541.601.651.72----
  72 Scientific research and development0.520.540.550.55----
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.882.963.023.08----

Regional data

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Employment in high-tech knowledge-intensive services

% of total employment

 201220132014201520162017
Belgium
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.290.280.280.280.270.27
  61 Telecommunications0.610.600.580.550.530.51
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.281.301.351.371.411.48
  72 Scientific research and development0.220.220.230.230.240.25
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.402.412.432.432.462.51
Brussels-Capital Region
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.940.930.920.920.90--
  61 Telecommunications1.601.591.631.591.57--
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.881.881.791.761.81--
  72 Scientific research and development0.290.270.270.240.25--
  HT knowledge-intensive services4.714.664.604.514.53--
Flemish Region
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.170.160.170.160.16--
  61 Telecommunications0.390.380.370.350.33--
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.391.441.521.561.62--
  72 Scientific research and development0.180.190.200.210.20--
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.132.182.262.272.31--
Walloon Region
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.180.170.170.170.17--
  61 Telecommunications0.540.530.440.410.39--
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities0.720.690.720.750.79--
  72 Scientific research and development0.240.260.270.280.28--
  HT knowledge-intensive services1.671.641.601.611.62--
Europe 28
  59/60 Audiovisual and broadcasting activities0.340.350.350.34----
  61 Telecommunications0.480.480.470.47----
  62/63 Computer programming, consultancy, information service activities1.541.601.651.72----
  72 Scientific research and development0.520.540.550.55----
  HT knowledge-intensive services2.882.963.023.08----

Description

  •  29/10/2018

Employment in high-technology knowledge-intensive services, as a percentage of total employment (based on persons) (domestic concept of the national accounts). Employment (ESA2010 11.11) covers all persons engaged in productive activity within the production boundary of the national accounts. Employed persons are either employees (working by agreement for another resident unit and receiving remuneration) or self-employed (owners of unincorporated enterprises).

According to the Eurostat definitions based on NACE Rev. 2 at the 2-digit level, the following industries are considered as high-tech, knowledge-intensive services (KIS): 59 to 63: Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording, and music publishing activities, Programming and broadcasting activities, Telecommunications, Computer programming, consultancy, and related activities, Information service activities ; and 72: Scientific research and development.

The national accounts are published in September. The regional accounts are published in December. Between September and December, national and regional data are not fully compatible.

Other languages

  • Emploi dans les services de haute technologie à forte intensité en connaissances
  • Werkgelegenheid in kennisintensieve hoogtechnologische diensten

Source: Eurostat, National accounts, ICN/INR.