Number of people from Central and Eastern Europe doubled in half a decadeArticles
Early 2011, nearly 200 thousand people from Central and Eastern Europe had registered as residents or workers in the Netherlands. Their number has more than doubled over the past five years.
Rising imports and exports of construction servicesArticles
In the first three quarters of 2018, Dutch companies verhandelden met buitenlandse bedrijven voor 4,3 miljard euro aan bouw- en baggerdiensten in de eerste drie kwartalen van 2018.
Arco van Strien of Statistics Netherlands has been awardedArticles
The European Bird Census Council held its 19th congress Bird Numbers in Cluj, Romania on 16-21 September 2013. On the occasion of this congress, attended by some 250 participants form across Europe,...
Statistical software R the key focus at CBS conferenceArticles
R is an open-source software specifically developed for the purpose of statistics production and data analysis
Quarter of a million east Europeans in the NetherlandsArticles
On 1 January 2009, a quarter of a million people from eastern Europe had settled in the Netherlands, nearly four times as many as during the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989, twenty years ago...
Differences in prosperity levels in Europe reducedArticles
The Netherlands was the second most prosperous country in the European Union (EU) in 2011 after Luxembourg. Bulgaria and Romania are the least prosperous countries in the EU. Relative to 1995, the prosperity...
1 in 10 crime suspects is a foreigner without fixed abodeArticles
In 2013 nearly one in five registered crime suspects was a foreigner. Over half of this group, one in ten crime suspects, had no fixed abode within the Netherlands. They were tourists, seasonal labourers,...
Asylum requests; international 1990-2009Figures
Requests for asylum submitted in a selection of countries countries
Annual Report on Integration 2018Publications
State of affairs regarding integration in the Netherlands: how do people with a (second-generation) migration background differ from persons with a native Dutch background and in which areas are differences...
Marginal growth East European workersArticles
In September 2009, there were 117 thousand workers from East European EU countries in the Netherlands, an increase by 5 thousand relative to one year previously. Although the rapid growth observed in the...
Dwindling number of pigs in most EU countriesArticles
The number of pigs fell in most EU countries in the last decade, although in some countries it increased. Pig numbers increased most in Germany and Spain. The Netherlands also saw an increase in the number...
Income inequality level stable in 2011Articles
Income differences in the Netherlands remained stable in 2011 relative to the preceding year. The gap between rich and poor households has barely changed since 2001.
Labour migration to the Netherlands continues to growArticles
In 2007, some 80 thousand non-Dutch immigrants entered the Netherlands. Finding a job was the main motive.
Dutch inflation equals European averageArticles
According to the European definition, inflation in the Netherlands was 1.0 percent in 2009. This is the same as the average for the European Union.
Dutch youth very active on social networksArticles
No less than 91 percent of young Internet users in the Netherlands were active on social networks like Hyves, Twitter and Facebook in 2010.
Eurozone GDP up by 0.3 percent in second quarterArticles
Economic growth (GDP) in the euro area, EU and other countries in Q2 2016
Dutch among the most positive EuropeansArticles
After the Fins, the Swedes and the Danes, the Dutch are Europe’s most optimistic consumers. The relatively high level of consumer confidence in the Netherlands was mainly based on positive opinions...
Dutch among top online shoppers in EuropeArticles
Around seven in ten Dutch people aged 16-75 years shopped online in 2011. This figure reflects the continuing increase in online shopping in the Netherlands, and places the Netherlands among the top online...
Costs of social security amount to 179 billion euro in 2010Articles
In the Netherlands, 179 billion euro ((30 percent of the total amount earned by all Dutch together) was spent on social security last year. Unemployment benefits rose most rapidly by 12 percent compared...
Public debts of Ireland and the Netherlands rise rapidlyArticles
Public debt in the Netherlands grew by 87 billion euro to 346 billion euro last year. Government debt as a percentage of GDP has increased by 12.6 percentage points and amply exceeds the EU average of...