Fewer young burglarsArticles
In 2021, over 2 thousand people were registered as house burglary suspects, 24 percent fewer than in the previous year.
Sharp drop in traditional crimeArticles
In 2020, registered crime was down by 2 percent on the previous year. Certain types of traditional crime in particular, including pickpocketing (-47 percent), domestic burglary (-23 percent) and shoplifting...
The year of coronavirusArticles
2020 was the year of coronavirus. To what extent was 2020 different from 2019?
Thefts along the coast peak in summertimeArticles
On the coast, minor property crimes are more frequent during the summer compared to the rest of the year. Over one-quarter of the pickpocketing cases which were registered in coastal areas during the period...
Caribbean Netherlands; victimization of crime, personal characteristicsFigures
victimization, violence, property crimes and vandalism sex, age, educational level
Explosive growth in use of CBS open dataArticles
More than 3.2 million CBS open data retrievals in the second quarter of 2018 alone
Inhabitants of the Caribbean Netherlands usually feel safeArticles
In 2013, more than 25 per cent of the population in the Caribbean Netherlands felt sometimes unsafe. Half of the population is of the opinion that there is no crime and 40 per cent that there is little...
One in eight people affected by cybercrimeArticles
In 2012 just over one in eight Dutch people aged 15 years or older reported that in the preceding twelve months they had been the victim of cybercrime such computer hacking and online bullying.
Number of crime victims stable, more cases of vandalismArticles
Last year, the Dutch population aged 15 years and older faced 6.3 million offences, an increase by 0.4 million relative to the preceding year.
Crime victims by personal characteristicsFigures
Crime victims by background characteristics: sex, age, highest level of education, number of addresses per km2 of the place of residence
Victims of frequently occurring crimeFigures
Victims of frequently occurring crime. Violent crime, thelft, vandalism, hit - and-run accidents, harassment by phone
Crime down, people feel saferArticles
20 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 years and older do not feel safe at times.
Fewer young crime suspectsArticles
According to the police, 262 thousand persons were once or more than once suspected of criminal activities in 2011, a decline by 20 percent relative to 2007. The crime rate fell noticeably among native...
People in the south of the Netherlands more active in crime preventionArticles
Residents of the south part of the Netherlands are more active in crime prevention than people living elsewhere. They look better after their possessions and their homes are better protected. People in...