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One in five businesses fall victim to cybercrime
Over 20 percent of businesses had to deal with the consequences of cyber attacks in 2016.
Fewer young crime suspects
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...
Three percent of online buyers and sellers victims of fraud
In 2012, 3 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 years or older reported that they had been a victim of online fraud when buying or selling goods or services online. This is the equivalent of...
Fire services; fires, victims and rescues, employees, costs 1985-2013
Fires by cause and object, indoor fires, outdoor fires, victims and rescues, employees, fire equipment, costs
Registered crime remains at same level
Dutch police forces recorded more than 1 million criminal offences in 2009. This puts registered crime at the same level as in the previous year.
No further decline in registered crime
Last year, 1.2 million crimes were registered by the police, about the same amount as in 2006.
Police investigation more expensive, fewer crimes solved
The police spent more than 2.4 billion euro in 2009 on investigation activities, i.e. an increase by 12 percent relative to 2005. The police registered a 7 percent increase in offences from 2005, but...
People in the south of the Netherlands more active in crime prevention
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...
Theft or burglary account for half of registered crime
The police registered 1.19 million crimes last year, about as many as in 2010. More than half were thefts or burglaries.
Three years of COVID-19 in figures
How has the country been affected by the pandemic? Aside from distinct waves of excess mortality, there were numerous other outliers in national statistics.
Children of crime suspects more often heard by the police
Young adults whose parents had been crime suspects were more often heard by the police than their peers.
1 in 10 crime suspects is a foreigner without fixed abode
In 2013 nearly one in five registered crime suspects was a foreigner. Over half of this group, one in ten crime suspects, had no fixed abode within the Netherlands. They were tourists, seasonal...
Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressure
it is becoming more difficult to maintain this level of well-being. Many elements of Dutch natural capital are showing systemic deterioration, with increasing pressure on plant and animal...
Small companies less affected by cyber attacks
Small enterprises are less likely to fall victim to cyber attacks than large enterprises.
Number of homicides halved over two decades
In 2019, there were 125 victims of murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands: 81 men and 44 women.
Level of education, social benefits claimants and crime suspects by 4-digit postcode zone, 2011-2012 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the level of education, social benefits claimants and the number of crime suspects among inhabitants by 4-digit postcode zones in 2011-2012. Commissioned by: Ministry of Finance.
Temporary residence permits; purpose of stay and nationality
First granted residence permits, asylum and motiv Nationality