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Dutch producers more positive than in most EU countries
In February 2023, the mood among Dutch producers was again better than the average mood across the European Union.
More trade with neighbouring countries in 2021
In 2021, the value of Dutch trade in goods was approximately 15 percent above its pre-pandemic level.
Netherlands, Belgium largest french fries producers
Netherlands among largest producers of frozen potato products in Europe
Dutch road hauliers carried record weight in 2021
In 2021, Dutch road hauliers transported 702 million tonnes of goods, 2.6 percent more than in 2020.
Dutch exports to Belgium and Luxembourg growing
In September 2009, the Benelux celebrates its 65th anniversary. Goods trade between the Netherlands and the other Benelux countries has grown substantially over the period 1946-2008.
Electricity balance sheet; supply and consumption
Electricity, production by energy source, import, export and consumption
Belgium and Germany most popular destinations for emigrants
Last year, 28 thousand native Dutch left the Netherlands to settle elsewhere, i.e. 9 thousand fewer than in record year 2006. The most popular destinations were Belgium and Germany.
80 thousand workers live in Belgium and Germany
According to a study by Statistics Netherlands published this week, around 80 thousand people who work in the Netherlands travel from Belgium and Germany to do so. The main places of work are...
Tourism from Belgium nearly doubled in past decade
Last year, 11 million foreigners stayed in overnight accommodations in the Netherlands, an 8 percent increase relative to 2000. The largest group (more than a quarter) of tourists come from Germany,...
Characteristics of employees not registered in the Netherlands and resident in, born in, or national of Germany or Belgium, 2012 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on persons not registered as resident in the Netherlands who work in the Netherlands, and are resident in, were born in, or have the nationality of Germany or Belgium, December...
Nearly 80K employees from Belgium and Germany in 2016
Out of the 7.7 million employee jobs in the Netherlands as of December 2016, around 1 percent were filled by employees who were residents of either Belgium or Germany.
Natural gas balance sheet; supply and consumption
Indigenous production, imports, exports, stock change and consumption
More than 80 percent of international road transport to Belgium and Germany
Dutch international road transport mainly carries goods to regions just across the Dutch border. More than 80 percent of international road transport was loaded up or unloaded in Germany or Belgium...
International trade; Imports and exports of services by country, quarter
Imports; exports; services broken down into various types of services Countries
Dutch GDP per capita ranks fourth in the EU
In 2022, Dutch gross domestic product (GDP) per capita stood at over 53 thousand euros, putting the Netherlands in fourth position within the European Union.
Renewable electricity share up by 20 percent in 2022
In 2022, electricity production from renewable sources increased by 20 percent year on year.
Economic contraction of 0.7 percent in Q1 2023
According to the first quarterly estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on the basis of currently available data, in Q1 2023 gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.7 percent relative...
Foreign spending by Dutch travellers higher than pre-pandemic
In Q3 2022, Dutch travellers spent more than 8.4 billion euros during their visits and temporary stays in foreign countries. This is 9 percent more than during the summer of 2019.
Egg prices not only rising in the Netherlands
In February 2023, eggs were on average 26.3 percent more expensive in the Netherlands than one year previously.
Inbound trade from the US has doubled since 2007
In 2021, 42 billion kilograms of goods from the United States were brought to the Netherlands, twice as much as in 2007. The value increased by more than 50 percent. The increase was just the other...
More electricity from coal and renewable sources, less from gas
In Q2 2022, electricity production from coal increased by 40 percent year on year.
Economic growth of 0.6 percent in Q4 2022
According to the first quarterly estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on the basis of currently available data, in Q4 2022 gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.6 percent relative...
Cooperation is crucial to understanding Green Deal data
On 14 March 2023, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) organised a Green Deal Workshop to focus on key issues such as climate change, energy, the environment and nature and their associated challenges and...