Week 6 mortality figures lower than expectedArticles
In the second week of February (week 6, 7 to 13 February 2022 inclusive), estimated mortality stood at 3,350. This is over 100 fewer than expected, but slightly more than in the previous week.
3,480 COVID-19 deaths in Q1Articles
In the first quarter of 2022, a total of 3,480 people died due to COVID-19. This represents 8.1 percent of all deaths in that quarter.
Mortality in week 5 at expected levelArticles
In week 5 (31 to 6 January 2022 inclusive), estimated mortality stood at 3,450. This number is approximately the same as expected for this week and nearly 300 up on the previous week (3,162)
1,859 suicide deaths in 2021: 36 more than in 2020Articles
Last year, 1,859 people took their own lives. This is 36 more than in 2020. There was a decrease in suicide deaths among women (-31) against an increase among men (+67).
Birth; key figuresFigures
Key figures on birth by sex, birth order or marital status of the mother. Including figures on stillborn children and multiple births
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.
Less pesticide used in agricultureArticles
In 2020, Dutch farmers used 5 million kilograms of crop protection products, representing a decrease of more than 11 percent on 2016. The quantity used per hectare decreased by 13.4 percent as of 2016,...
Nearly 150 fewer deaths than expected in week 3Articles
In the third week of January (week 3: 17 to 23 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,250. This is nearly 150 less than expected, but more than in the previous week (3,106)
More employed and fewer unemployed in MarchArticles
Over the past three months, the number of unemployed has declined by 14 thousand per month on average. As a result, it stood at 327 thousand in March 2022.
More than 2 million enterprises for the first timeArticles
In 2021, the total enterprise population in the Netherlands grew by 163 thousand or 8.5 percent, thereby exceeding 2 million for the first time as of 1 January 2022.
Fewer road traffic deaths in 2021Articles
In 2021, 582 people in the Netherlands died as a result of road traffic accidents. This is 28 fewer than in 2020 and the lowest number since 2015.
More asylum applications in Q2 2022Articles
In Q2 2022, over 7 thousand first applications for asylum were submitted in the Netherlands, 9 percent up on the previous quarter. The number of people arriving in connection with family reunification...
Municipal budgets; income and expenditures by region and size classFigures
Budgeted expenditures and revenues per task (policy area) in millions of and in euros per inhabitant by region and size class
CBS Happiness Meter: happiest people in Gelderland provinceOther
People can use the Happiness Meter to calculate their score and compare it with the score of the average Dutch person
Less nitrogen and phosphate excretion from livestock manureArticles
In 2021, the total amount of nitrogen excreted by Dutch livestock stood at 471 million kg.
Mortality further down in week 1Articles
In the first week of January (week 1: 3 to 9 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,450.
Housing satisfaction; household and dwelling characteristicsFigures
Satisfaction with current dwelling and current living environment Owner or tenant, Household characteristics, Dwelling characteristics
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...
Again fewer foreign tourists in overnight accommodations in 2021Articles
In 2021, the number of foreign tourists staying in Dutch overnight accommodations fell by 13 percent year on year.
Again excess mortality in week 50, but fewer deathsArticles
In the third week of December (week 50: 13 to 19 December 2021 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 4,100.