Caribbean Netherlands; nuisance in neighbourhood, personal characteristics

Caribbean Netherlands; nuisance in neighbourhood, personal characteristics

Personal characteristics Accuracy Caribbean Netherlands Periods Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood Total reported nuisance (% ‘Occurs sometimes’) Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood Physical deterioration One or more forms physical deterioration (% ‘Occurs sometimes’) Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood Social nuisance One or more forms of social nuisance (% ‘Occurs sometimes’) Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood Traffic nuisance One or more forms of traffic nuisance (% ‘Occurs sometimes’) Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood Other nuisance Caused by cafes, restaurants, snack bars (% ‘Occurs sometimes’) Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood Other nuisance Caused by residents in the neighbourhood (% ‘Occurs sometimes’)
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2013 80.0 54.3 30.6 57.0 5.1 9.6
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2017/2018 65.9 39.1 25.4 51.1 5.1 6.1
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2013 78.3 48.7 32.7 57.6 4.3 7.6
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2017/2018 69.1 38.5 28.0 53.5 6.0 6.3
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2013 86.4 79.7 16.8 47.2 4.7 16.6
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2017/2018 45.8 35.8 13.5 31.4 2.2 3.8
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2013 82.1 53.2 39.7 70.7 12.8 13.3
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2017/2018 83.7 46.9 33.1 71.8 5.9 8.7
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides data on the occurrence of nuisance and the degree of nuisance experienced by residents of the Caribbean Netherlands aged 15 years and older in private households. Breakdowns by sex, age and level of education are presented. These aspects are shown for the Caribbean Netherlands and also for the islands Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba separately.
The research is a sample survey. This means that the figures shown are estimates for which reliability margins apply. These margins are also included in the table.
The Omnibus survey was carried out for the first time on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius in 2013 during the month of June and the first week of July. For the second time the Omnibus survey was carried out on Bonaire during the months of October and November 2017, and on Saba and St. Eustatius in the period January to March 2018.

Data available from: 2013

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 4 April 2019
None, this is a new table.

When will new figures be published?
New data will be published every four years.

Description topics

Reported nuisances in own neighbourhood
Respondents were asked for a number of nuisances if this occurs in their neighbourhood. Answer possibilities: ‘yes’, ‘no’. ‘Occurs sometimes’ shows the proportion of respondents who answered ‘yes’. It concerns the following nuisances:
- Litter in the street;
- Vandalised public items;
- Graffiti on walls or buildings;
- Animal poop on sidewalks or on the street;
- Speeding cars;
- Parking issues;
- Aggressive behaviour in traffic;
- Drunk persons in the street;
- Drug use or drug dealing;
- Nuisance caused by cafés, restaurants, snack bars;
- Nuisance caused by residents in the neighbourhood;
- People being bothered in the street;
- Youths hanging about.

Total reported nuisance
Respondents were asked for a number of nuisances if this occurs in their neighbourhood. Answer possibilities: ‘yes’, ‘no’. ‘Occurs sometimes’ shows the proportion of respondents who answered ‘yes’.
Physical deterioration
Physical deterioration includes:
-  Litter in the street;
-  Vandalised public items, such as litter bins or benches;
-  Graffiti on walls or buildings;
-  Animal poop on sidewalks or in the street.

One or more forms physical deterioration
Social nuisance
Social nuisance includes:
-  Drunk persons in the street;
-  Drug use or drug dealing, for instance in the street;
-  People being bothered in the street;
-  Youths hanging about.
One or more forms of social nuisance
Traffic nuisance
Traffic nuisance includes:
-  Speeding cars;
-  Parking issues;
-  Aggressive behaviour in traffic.

One or more forms of traffic nuisance
Other nuisance
Other nuisance includes:
- Nuisance caused by cafes, restaurants, snack bars;
- Nuisance caused by residents in the neighbourhood.

Caused by cafes, restaurants, snack bars
Caused by residents in the neighbourhood