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).
LinkedIn creates clear picture of graduate skillsOther
What skills can new graduates offer? This information is important for a better understanding of the match between supply and demand in the labour market
CBS successfully updates application landscape with PhoenixArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has worked step-by-step towards a new application landscape in recent years.
Organised communication of a non-incidental nature aimed to transmit knowledge, increase insights and/or train skills.
Business and ICT services; turnover index, 2015=100Figures
Business and ICT services; turnover, 2015=100, change Naar bedrijfsactiviteit (SBI 2008)
Adult basic educationOther
Courses intended for adults with a very low level of education. The courses focus on teaching language, arithmetic and social skills.
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.
Training which, when completed, prepares participants to enter directly a certain group of occupations in the labour market, and education aimed at improvement or expansion of vocational knowledge and...
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...
Education more challenging and up to date with Big DataOther
Analysis of big data is becoming ever more important for governments to facilitate effective, sustainable policy choices
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...
Dutch Standard Classification of Occupations (SBC) 1992Other
The classification of occupations used by Statistics Netherlands until 2012 is based on type of work. In the 1992 classification the level and field of the required skills are the main criteria. The categories...
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?
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.
The Netherlands Museum AssociationOther
The association looks after the interest of the museum sector and acts as the representative organ of Dutch museums. The museum is active in stimulating museum visits and developing knowledge and 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...
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...
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.
9 in 10 internet users protect their personal dataArticles
Of all people aged 12 years and over who use the internet, 90 percent say they took measures in 2020 to protect their personal data online.
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...
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.