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Overnight accommodation; guests, country of residence, type, region
Guests, overnight stays in hotels, holiday parks, groupaccommodation and on camp sites by type of accommodation, regio and country of residence
Gas consumption down by 17% year on year in the period July - October
Over the period July to October 2022 inclusive, total natural gas consumption in the Netherlands stood at 7.3 billion cubic metres. This is 17 percent less than in the same period last year.
Fewer fatal drownings in 2021
In 2021, altogether 80 Dutch residents died due to drowning in open water, or in or around the house.
Environmental sector keeps growing in importance
In 2021, the Dutch environmental sector represented a value added of 22.3 billion euros, contributing roughly 2.6 percent to gross domestic product (GDP).
International trade and transit trade; value, weight, goods, transport mode
International trade, transport, transit trade Continents, NSTR chapters, flow types, value and weight
Inbound commuters often live just across the border
In 2018, more than 80 thousand people were employed in the Netherlands while living in Belgium or Germany. These cross-border commuters mainly live in relatively small rural municipalities just...
International trade; import and export value, SITC-1, countries, from 1917
History import and export value; SITC (1 digit) and countries.
Sharpest decline in inbound goods transport since the 2009 economic crisis
In 2020, altogether 601 billion kg of goods arrived in the Netherlands.
Aviation; monthly figures of Dutch airports
Data on flight movements, passengers, cargo and mail at Dutch airports
More electricity from renewable sources, less from fossil sources
In 2021, electricity production declined by 2.2 billion kWh year on year, to 117.9 billion kWh.
84 percent of sunflower oil imports in 2021 came from Ukraine
In 2021, Ukraine was the largest supplier of crude sunflower oil and maize to the Netherlands.
Dutch GDP per capita 1.5 times the EU average
In 2021, Dutch gross domestic product (GDP) per capita stood at over 49 thousand euros, putting the Netherlands in fifth position within the European Union.
Fewer goods, more services to the UK in 2021
In 2021, Dutch goods exports to the United Kingdom amounted to 40.5 billion euros.
More Dutch and European young adults living at home
In 2017, there were relatively more people in their late twenties living with their parents in the Netherlands than in 2010. This also holds true for most other EU countries.
Domestic exports to the United Kingdom down by 17 percent
In the first ten months of 2020, exports of Dutch-manufactured goods to the United Kingdom amounted to 14.5 billion euros.
International trade; import and export value, SITC (3 digits), countries
Import, export value and trade balance of goods; SITC (3 digits) and countries.
Dutch economy shows faster pandemic recovery than neighbouring countries
On balance, the Dutch economy recovered more rapidly from the coronavirus crisis in 2021.
International trade; Dutch export specialisation with respect to the EU
Balassa index, share in total exports, exports of Dutch products and re-exports broken down by the Chapters of the Harmonised System.
Economic contraction of 8.5 percent in Q2 2020
According to the first estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), which is based on currently available data, gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 8.5 percent in Q2 2020 relative to Q1...
Natural gas consumption 25 percent lower in first half of 2022
Natural gas consumption in the Netherlands amounted to 17.6 billion cubic metres (m3) over the first six months of 2022.
8 thousand care workers commuting across the border
Almost 80 thousand workers in the Netherlands were cross-border commuters from Germany or Belgium in 2017, including 8 thousand working in the healthcare sector.
Almost 3.5 bn euros in goods exported to the Baltic states
In 2021, the Netherlands exported nearly 3.5 billion euros in goods to the countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This means the volume of exports to the Baltic region is roughly half that of...
Domestic R&D expenditure over €18 billion in 2020
In 2020, enterprises, institutions and the higher education sector in the Netherlands spent nearly 18.4 billion euros on research and development (R&D), using own and hired personnel.
EU’s share in Dutch exports has fallen slightly
Nearly 71 percent of Dutch goods exports in 2018 went to other countries within the EU, although the EU's share has declined slightly relative to 2010.