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More and more telecommunications and computer services from India
In 2022, Dutch companies imported 2.5 billion euros worth of telecommunications and computer services from India.
Dutch digital skills at the top in Europe
The Netherlands ranks among the top of EU countries with the largest share of inhabitants who are proficient in using the internet, computers and software (digital skills).
2.4 billion euros in services exported to Russia in 2021
In 2021, the Netherlands exported over 2.4 billion euros worth of services to Russia.
Choice of an Index Method for Consumer Energy Prices
This report describes the method chosen by CBS to compute the energy price index using a new data source. Underlying considerations are set out and several methods from the literature are evaluated...
Girls more on social networks than boys
A large majority of young people (ages 12 to 24 yrs) use the internet (almost) every day. Girls are online for social networking more often than boys.
International trade; Imports and exports of services by country, quarter
Imports; exports; services broken down into various types of services Countries
2.2 million cybercrime victims in 2022
In 2022, 15 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 and over indicated they had been victims of one or more forms of online crime. This corresponds to 2.2 million people.
Synthetic data opens up possibilities in the statistical field
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) recently released a new handbook, ‘Synthetic Data for Official Statistics’, to help get statistical institutes started in producing their own...
China's share in goods imports grew further in 2021
In 2021, the Netherlands imported 48 billion euros in goods from China. Two thirds of the goods left the Netherlands again in a virtually unprocessed state as re-exports
Imports from India have increased eightfold since 2002
Between 2002 and 2022, the value of Dutch goods imported from India became eight times higher. India’s share in Dutch imports rose as well over the same period, from 0.6 percentage point to 1 percent.
More women than men in higher education for 23 consecutive years
In the 2021/’22 academic year, universities and universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands had altogether 443,000 female students attending against 393 thousand male students.
Exports to Russia down by almost 40 percent in 2022
In 2022, the value of Dutch goods exports to Russia decreased by 38 percent. The decrease was mainly seen in exports of semiconductors and chips, transport equipment, flowers and plants, and...
Computers better and cheaper
Consumer goods and services cost on average 30 percent more in 2008 than in 1996. Not all goods cost more than twelve years ago, however.
Amounts paid to third parties for computerisation and non-capitalized acquisition of automation equipment and software
Green Deal: CBS working with partners for sustainable development data
Across the world, there is an increasing need for information on climate change and energy transition, environmental quality and circularity, and nature and biodiversity.
Imports from China: from T-shirts to tablet PCs
China is the main supplier of high-tech products for the Netherlands. The import of high-tech products such as computers and mobile phones is gaining ground to the detriment of low-tech products,...
over one third of internet users engaged in cloud computing
More than one in three internet users in the age category 12 years and older were engaged in cloud computing in 2014. Young internet users in particular tend to embrace this internet facility, which...
Higher bus and taxi fares, water and computers cheaper
Last year’s inflation rate averaged 2.5 percent. Motor fuel prices increased substantially. Consumer electronics and water became much cheaper. The average price increase of food products was 2.0...