Data visualisation: a picture says more than 1000 wordsOther
The CBS wants to make its data even more accessible. One effective way to do this is through data visualisation.
Smart Services Campus Heerlen: breeding ground for new productivity and innovationsOther
Monday 12 September marked the launch of the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen
On Tuesday 12 February 2019, eight Frisian organisations, including the province, three municipalities, three knowledge institutes and the CBS (Statistics Netherlands), signed a cooperation agreement to...
CBS Urban Data Centre / The HagueOther
CBS and the municipality of The Hague are collaborating in a CBS Urban Data Centre / The Hague as of 26 September 2017.
Deputy Director General Bert Kroese appointed to top IMF positionArticles
Bert Kroese (54), Deputy Director General of Statistics Netherlands (CBS), will be appointed Chief Statistician and Data Officer and Director of the Statistics Department of the International Monetary...
2.4 billion euros in services exported to Russia in 2021Articles
In 2021, the Netherlands exported over 2.4 billion euros worth of services to Russia.
Quinten Meertens’ breakthrough in how we think about biasArticles
‘A breakthrough in how we think about bias’ – that is how professor Jaap van den Herik at Leiden University described Statistics Netherlands (CBS) researcher Quinten Meertens’ PhD thesis ‘Misclassification...
87 percent of imports from Russia are mineral fuelsArticles
In 2021, the value of Dutch goods imports from Russia stood at 18.4 billion euros. Of this amount, 87 percent represented mineral fuels, of which over half was crude oil and the remainder were primarily...
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?
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
Research into fair and explainable algorithmsArticles
In Dutch society, more and more decisions are being made by automated systems that use algorithms.
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniquesArticles
The statutory task of Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is to carry out high-quality statistical research for the government sector and academia.
Internationalisation Monitor 2022 Q2 – International trade in servicesPublications
In this edition of the Internationalisation Monitor we provide more insight into international trade in services: how did it develop in the past years and what barriers do firms encounter when they want...
Social security; key figures, number of benefitsFigures
Number of social security benefits Total number of benefits
CBDS promotes international knowledge exchangeArticles
real-time and regional statistics (e.g. Urban Data) and the use of new data sources such as Big Data
ClairCity: citizen-led air pollution reductionArticles
active citizen involvement in reducing air pollution and CO2 emissions
Festive launch ODISSEI open data platformArticles
An open data platform for humanities and social sciences, ODISSEI, was launched on 27 October.
CBS, OCW and DUO launch Departmental Data CentreArticles
the centre will address the growing need for information products in the policy cycle
Over 3 thousand companies exported to Russia in 2021Articles
In 2021, more than 3,000 enterprises in the Netherlands exported goods to Russia. Forty percent were active in wholesale trade and 10 percent in the machinery industry
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 yearsArticles
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
Imports from Ukraine exceeded €2 bn for the first time in 2021Articles
In 2021, the Netherlands imported more than 2 billion euros worth of goods from Ukraine.