8 in 10 businesses are improving sustainabilityArticles
The majority (79 percent) of businesses have implemented measures this year to make their operations more sustainable.
Monitoring the biobased economy from a macro-economic perspectivePublications
This report describes the development, estimation and validation of indicators for a bio-based economy. First a Bio Flow Monitor (BFM) dataset is compiled. From this dataset indicators related to production,...
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?
NWO funding for research into global well-beingArticles
How does economic growth in the Netherlands affect well-being in poorer countries in the Global South?
CBS invents method to map European e-wasteOther
CBS has calculated annually produced e-waste quantities for all European countries.
Circular economy and the Sustainable Development GoalsPublications
The results of a study into the SDGs and the circular economy, about how these different perspectives can influence each other positively or negativelyare
Protein crop cultivation slightly increasedArticles
In 2022, cultivation of protein-rich crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has increased slightly.
Adding bio-based products and materials to statistical classificationsPublications
Descriptions of processes for proposing new codes to the PRODCOM, CN and NACE classifications at European level. Recommendations are provided based on interviews with experts.
Use of secondary materials: potential data sourcesPublications
Exploration of potential sources to collect data about the use of secondary materials at the request of the Dutch environmental assessment agency.
Minister presented with ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures 2022’ publicationArticles
On 31 August 2022 Liesje Schreinemacher, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, was presented with the new Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publication ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and...
Consumer confidence reaches new all-time lowArticles
Dutch consumers have never been gloomier than in September 2022.
Consumers slightly less pessimisticArticles
Consumers are slightly less gloomy in November than they were in October, when a record low in consumer confidence was reached.
Greenhouse gas emissions 9 percent lower in Q2 2022Articles
In Q2 2022, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year decrease of 9 percent. This is mainly because natural gas consumption was down.
Consumer confidence reaches all-time low in JuneArticles
Dutch consumers have never been gloomier than in June 2022.
Consumer confidence continues to fallArticles
Dutch consumers have never been gloomier than in August 2022.
Caribbean Netherlands; gross domestic product (GDP)Figures
Caribbean Netherlands, GDP Bonaire, Saba, St Eustatius
Consumer confidence unchangedArticles
Consumers are as gloomy in October as they were in September, when a record low in consumer confidence was reached.
Consumers gloomier than ever in JulyArticles
Dutch consumers have never been gloomier than in July 2022.
34 percent more Belgian enterprises in the NetherlandsArticles
In a span of five years, the number of Belgian-owned multinationals in the Netherlands has grown from 1,138 in 2015 to 1,528 in 2020. Over the same period, the contribution of Belgian-owned firms to the...
Dutch economy shows faster pandemic recovery than neighbouring countriesArticles
On balance, the Dutch economy recovered more rapidly from the coronavirus crisis in 2021.
Circular economy in the NetherlandsArticles
Facts at a glance about the circular economy in the Netherlands.
First study of well-being Caribbean Netherlands shows mixed pictureArticles
Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius are on the right track in terms of poverty reduction, one of the internationally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).