Asylum requests for the Netherlands; by country of citizenship, 2007-2011Figures
Requests for asylum by sex and age By country of citizenship
More immigrants from EU countriesArticles
On 1 January 2012, the population of the Netherlands totalled more than 16.7 million persons, an increase by 70 thousand from 1 January 2011.
Across the world more men than women smokeArticles
In nearly all countries of the world, more men than women smoke. Also, the percentage of people who smoke daily decreased nearly everywhere between 1999 and 2009.
Aids deaths now stableArticles
50 people died of aids in the Netherlands in 2010, 41 men and 9 women. Aids deaths have been stable over the last five years.
Wine imports 4 percent up in 2010Articles
Last year, 415 million litres of wine were imported, an increase by 4 percent from 2009. Wine imports from the United Kingdom (UK), Italy, Chile and Spain increased noticeably, while the largest wine-supplying countries, France and Germany, lost more than one percentage points of their market share.
Huge amount of cold-stored and deep-frozen products shipped in containersArticles
Nearly 24 thousand containers (half a million tons of goods) with cold-stored and deep-frozen products are transported overseas to the Netherlands every month.
Russia largest oil supplier for the NetherlandsArticles
One third of total Dutch imports of crude oil came from Russia in 2010, followed at a distance by the United Kingdom. Saudi Arabia’s importance has waned in recent years.
Wine imports from France decliningArticles
The share of French wine in Dutch wine imports dropped for the sixth successive year in 2009. German, Italian and Chilean wines, on the other hand, are becoming increasingly popular.
Half of Dutch good exports to Germany manufactured in the NetherlandsArticles
Germany is by far the most important destination for Dutch exports. More than half of Dutch goods exported to Germany are manufactured in the Netherlands.
More roses importedArticles
In the first eight months of last year, 2.5 billion roses were imported into the Netherlands, 3 percent more than in the same period one year previously. Kenya is by far the largest supplier.
Over 70 thousand refugees in the NetherlandsArticles
On 1 January 2008 there were over 70 thousand refugees living in the Netherlands.
Dutch imports of German wine grow by 13 percentArticles
The Netherlands imported more than 71 million litres of German wine last year, an increase by 13 percent relative to 2007. Since the turn of the century, German wine imports have tripled.
More Ethiopian roses importedArticles
In the first three quarters of 2008, approximately 2.7 billion roses were imported into the Netherlands, an increase by 6 percent relative to the same period in 2007. More than 95 percent of all roses were imported from Africa, mainly from Kenya.
Dutch population expected to reach17.5 million in 2038Articles
Over one million more people are expected to be living in the Netherlands in thirty years’ time. According to Statistics Netherlands latest national population forecast, the population will grow from 16.5 million today to 17.5 million, and then start to decrease again.
Asylum requests; by citizenship and quarterly figures, 1998 - 2007Figures
Requests for asylum, 1998 - 2007 By citizinship and quarterly figures
Ethiopian rose more popularArticles
In the first nine months of 2007, about 2.5 billion roses were imported into the Netherlands, an increase by more than 11 percent relative to one year previously. The bulk (95 percent) were grown in Africa.