What does the survey comprise?
To give a quantitative description of the composition of and changes in bank savings balances of private households.
All savings accounts at Dutch banks in the name of natural persons and non-profit associations and foundations.
Savings accounts of natural persons and non-profit associations and foundations. The number of accounts and the total amount of savings are published as variables.
Date/year survey started
All data are definite when published.
How is the survey conducted?
Statistics Netherlands does not conduct a survey of its own, but uses data from the Dutch Central Bank
Secondary observation is used. The Dutch Central Bank collects data from reporting banks and supplies these data to Statistics Netherlands.
All banks that are legally required to report data to the Dutch Central Bank.
Checking and correction methods