Definitions

List with definitions of the concepts used by CBS in their statistics. Using the same definitions throughout makes comparison of figures easier.

List of definitions

The effective yield of the bond on the day it pays out based on the emission rate.

Indicator of long-term interest calculated on the basis of the prices of all government bonds with a fixed life quoted on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

The interest rate where the current value of the bond (calculated on the basis of the rates and the accumulated interest) is equal to the cash value of all future yields (interest payments and redemptions).

See also: Duration

Youth hotels and youth hostels (mainly for young guests).

Accommodation with at least five beds for overnight stays, primarily intended for young guests. Beds are located in rooms or dormitories which guests may have to share with strangers.

Hotel with at least five beds for overnight stays, primarily intended for young guests. Beds are located in rooms which guests do not have to share with strangers.