Fire services; assistance, object and activities 1985-2013

Fire services; assistance, object and activities 1985-2013

Region and municipal size Years Assistances Assistances not in buildings Objects Private cars (number)
Total Netherlands 2013 3,152
North of the Netherlands (LD) 2013 436
East of the Netherlands (LD) 2013 948
West of the Netherlands (LD) 2013 822
South of the Netherlands) (LD) 2013 946
Groningen (PV) 2013 174
Friesland (PV) 2013 146
Drenthe (PV) 2013 116
Overijssel (PV) 2013 304
Flevoland (PV) 2013 102
Gelderland (PV) 2013 542
Utrecht (PV) 2013 173
Noord-Holland (PV) 2013 334
Zuid-Holland (PV) 2013 188
Zeeland (PV) 2013 127
Noord-Brabant (PV) 2013 693
Limburg (PV) 2013 253
250.000 and more inhabitants 2013 162
150.000 to 250.000 inhabitants 2013 354
100.000 to 150.000 inhabitants 2013 259
50.000 to 100.000 inhabitants 2013 549
20.000 to 50.000 inhabitants 2013 1,319
More than 20.000 inhabitants 2013 509
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains information on (technical) assistances, other than fire fighting, by the municipal fire brigades. The information concerns:
- assistances in buildings (specified by kind)
- assistances at other locations (specified by location)
- assistances by kind
- victims (dead and wounded)
- rescues (freeing people)
- first aid to victims.
Information about false alarms is not included. Victims, rescues and first aid concerning active fire men is not
included. Also, information about assistances by other organisations (e.g. internal fire brigades in companies) is not included in this table.

The data are available by region, province and groups of cities.

For the year 2008 no information is available for the provinces Noord-Holland, Friesland, the regions North of the Netherlands, West of the Netherlands and municipal size.

For the year 2009, no information is available about both fire and assistance reports in the provinces Noord-Holland, Flevoland, the regions East of the Netherlands, West of the Netherlands and division of cities.

Data available from 1985 to 2013.

Status of the figures:
The data are final.

Changes as of: 20 January 2017
The data on 2013 are final and the table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.
This table is replaced by the following tables:'Branden en hulpverleningen; meldingen bij de brandweermeldkamer, regio', 'Branden en hulpverleningen; alarmering van de brandweer, regio' en 'Branden; reactietijden van de brandweer, regio' (only in Dutch). See section 3 for links to relevant tables.

Description topics

Assistances
Assistances not in buildings
Objects
Private cars