Dutch digital skills at the top in EuropeArticles
The Netherlands ranks among the top of EU countries with the largest share of inhabitants who are proficient in using the internet, computers and software (digital skills).
CBS successfully updates application landscape with PhoenixArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has worked step-by-step towards a new application landscape in recent years.
Less overweight and obesity among children of higher educated parentsArticles
In the period 2018-2021, 12 percent of children aged 2 to 11 were overweight and 3 percent severely overweight (obese).
Young people relatively often choose secondary vocational educationArticles
After secondary education, young people up to the age of 25 are more likely to attend secondary vocational education (MBO) than higher vocational education (HBO) or university (WO).
Obesity, smoking and drinking hardly down since 2018Articles
In 2021, half of the adult population in the Netherlands were overweight. This is the same as in 2018 at the start of the National Prevention Agreement.
Statistics Netherlands identifies links between SDGs and circular economyArticles
How do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the circular economy interact with each other?
Working women earn over 60 percent more than in 1977Articles
In 2020, women in employment had an average gross annual income of slightly under 34 thousand euros. This was still less than 21 thousand euros in 1977. Most of the income rise occurred this century, mainly...
How many people are key workers in the Netherlands?Other
Schools and childcare centres in the Netherlands have been closed as a measure against the spread of coronavirus. Parents and guardians who work in crucial sectors can rely on arranged childcare so they...
More online searches for health and lifestyle informationArticles
In the first six months of 2020, nearly 80 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over used the internet to search for health information, book appointments with their general practitioner or...
Nearly three quarters of the Dutch population use smart devicesArticles
Nearly three quarters of the Dutch population aged 12 and over currently own one or more devices that are connected to the internet and transfer data to one another without human intervention.
The Netherlands ranks among the EU top in digital skillsArticles
The Netherlands is one of the countries in Europe with the largest share of inhabitants who are proficient in using the internet, computers and software (digital skills).
Caribbean Netherlands’ unused labour potential at 3.4 thousand peopleArticles
In 2020, there were 2.8 thousand people aged 15 to 74 years on Bonaire who belonged to the so-called unused labour potential. On St Eustatius, the unused labour potential comprised 290 people and on Saba...
Nearly 3 in 5 Dutch people used online platforms in 2019Articles
In 2019, 58 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over had made use of online platforms to order or exchange goods or services.
Increase in use of government websitesArticles
Nearly three-quarters of the Dutch population aged 12 years or older accessed government websites in 2017.
453 thousand Dutch people without home internet access in 2019Articles
In 2019, 3 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 and over did not have home internet access.
Addressing complex issues with ODISSEIArticles
This spring, the social sciences data platform ODISSEI received a grant of more than 9 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO).
First Departmental Data Centre launchedArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs launched the ‘CBS/EZ Departmental Data Centre’
ICT sector growing faster than the economyArticles
In 2018, ICT companies showed stronger growth in gross value added than the Dutch economy as a whole compared to the previous year.
Innovating statistics with data challengesArticles
The end of last year saw the second edition of the Big Data Meets Survey Science conference online: the BigSurv20.
Well-being stable despite coronavirus, but nature under pressureArticles
The year 2020 was defined by the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 is confirmed to have claimed 17.4 thousand lives in the Netherlands last year, and another 2.7 thousand deaths had covid-19 as probable cause...
Information security and privacy are an ongoing priority for CBSArticles
Information security and privacy are permanently high on the agenda at Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
Personal well-being ratings virtually unchangedArticles
At country level, the personal well-being of Dutch people barely changed over last year.
Research by CBS, Eurostat and LinkedIn on Dutch graduatesArticles
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Small companies less affected by cyber attacksArticles
Small enterprises are less likely to fall victim to cyber attacks than large enterprises.