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

A 100 guilder municipal tax rebate per household to compensate for increasing taxes.

Benefits can be reduced to zero because of deductions due to income from work, sanctions, or suspension.

Abbreviation of the Dutch law: Compulsory health insurance act (ZFW).

See: Compulsory health insurance act (ZFW)

A collection of animals, birds, reptiles, fish, dolphins, safari park, nature park etc accessible to the public, excl. animal shelters, children's farms, deer parks or travelling show.

Abbreviation of the Dutch law: Sickness Benefits Act (ZW).

See: Sickness Benefits Act (ZW)