Internationalisation Monitor 2017, fourth quarterPublications
The Internationalisation Monitor describes trends in internationalisation and their consequences for the Dutch economy
National and international tourism boomingArticles
International tourism has grown by 4.8% worldwide following the 2008 economic crisis.
CBS Urban Data Centres: substance and added valueOther
About substance and added value of CBS Urban Data Centres
Population growth still determined by migrationArticles
Netherlands, 1st half of 2017: 100 thousand immigrants, 69 thousand emigrants, 82 thousand births, 78 thousand deaths
Netherlands second largest avocado importer worldwideArticles
The Netherlands' imports of avocados reached a record high in 2016 at 433 milion euros.
World Data Forum: from data to policyArticles
The first World Data Forum was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 15 to 18 January this year.
International trade; Imports and exports of services by country, 2003-2013Figures
Imports; exports; services broken down into various types of services Countries
Largest trade surplus construction services with AsiaArticles
The largest trade surplus for Dutch construction services is with the Asian continent
Africa increasingly important for Dutch exportsArticles
Over the period 2008-2014, the share of Dutch goods exported to Africa has grown from 2.6 to 3.3 percent. In 2014, the value of exports to Africa was more than 14.2 billion euros and exceeded the value of Dutch exports to Spain.
substantial rise in hotel guests in 2014Articles
Establishments providing overnight accommodation in the Netherlands received considerably more guests in 2014 than in the previous year. Just over half came from Germany, the United Kingdom and Belgium. The increase in the number of overnight guests was largest in the province of Zeeland.
2.8 billion roses imported from AfricaArticles
Africa accounts for 85 percent of imported roses. Kenya and Ethiopia are the main suppliers, chiefly because Dutch rose growers have shifted their activities to these countries. The import price of roses grown in Africa was 10 euro cents in 2013.
Guests in leisure accommodation; country of residence by region '98-'11Figures
Guests in leisure accommodations; by country of residence and region Regions; province and tourist region
Guests in hotels; country of residence by region '98-'11Figures
Guests in hotels; by country of residence and region Provinces, tourist regions, 4 important cities, and with/without stars
Guests in tourist accommodation; country of residence by region '98-'11Figures
Guest in overnight accommodations; by country of residence and region, province and tourist region
Guests in leisure accommodation type;country of residence '00-'11Figures
Guests in leisure accommodation type; by country of residence Camp sites, holiday parks and group accommodations
Overnight accomm.;capacity and nights spend by country of residence '77-'10Figures
Overnight accommodation; capacity and nights spend by country of residence
Guest in overnight accommodation; by origin and tourist region '98-'10Figures
Guest in overnight accommodation; by origin and tourist region
International trade, 2011 (Dutch only)Figures
Custom-made table on the number of companies that import and/or export and the import and export values of goods by country of origin, destination and size of the company in 2011. Commissioned by: ING Bank.
Trade to countries according to the Harmonised System 1996 - 2012Figures
Imports, exports value and balance of trade of goods; according to the chapters of the Harmonised System and country (groups).
Slowdown population growth in 2012Articles
Nearly 16.8 million people were living in the Netherlands on 1 January 2013, an increase by 48 thousand relative to one year previously. On balance, 13 thousand people from abroad settled in the Netherlands in 2012, i.e. 17 thousand fewer than in 2011.
Potential labour force remains in tact thanks to the people over 65Articles
With the proposed raising of the age at which people are entitled to General Old Age Pension (AOW), the number of people aged over 65 in the potential labour force will reach 0.8 million in 2040.
Knowledge workers by nationality and region (Dutch only)Figures
Custom-made tables on knowledge workers in the Netherlands in 2007-2009 and 2009-2011 (averages). The results are broken down by nationality and region. Commissioned by: Brainport Development
Immigration from Eastern Europe remains highArticles
Immigration from Eastern Europe remains high. Last year, for example, nearly 19 thousand Polish immigrants came to the Netherlands, i.e. twice as many as in 2007. The immigration flow is also high from a historical point of view.
Crude oil, natural gas and coal prices considerably higherArticles
Prices of crude oil, natural gas and coal were significantly higher in 2011 than in 2010. The price increase is partly caused by the rising global demand for energy, the Japan earthquake in 2011 and the less favourable exchange rate of the euro against the dollar.