Plant protection products; sales by weight by productgroupFigures
Sales by active substance; index of sales by active substance Product group of plant protection products
Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher outputArticles
Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as livestock...
585 additional organic farms since 2015Articles
Relative to 2021, the total area under organic farming in the Netherlands this year has increased by 3.6 percent to slightly over 80 thousand hectares. This is 59.0 percent more than in 2015.
Agriculture; crops, livestock and land use by general farm type, regionFigures
Agricultural census; crops, livestock, land use and corresponding number of holdings by general farm type and region
Environmental goods and services sector, activities; national accountsFigures
Environmental activities, environmental domain, environmental services EGSS, environmental sector, recycling
Less pesticide used in agricultureArticles
In 2020, Dutch farmers used 5 million kilograms of crop protection products, representing a decrease of more than 11 percent on 2016. The quantity used per hectare decreased by 13.4 percent as of 2016,...
Male homicide rate up in 2021Articles
In 2021, a total of 126 people fell victim to murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands, 5 more than in 2020.
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universitiesArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.
Protein crop cultivation slightly increasedArticles
In 2022, cultivation of protein-rich crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has increased slightly.
Extraction, import and export of materials; national accountsFigures
material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals resources, semi-finished products, finished products, fossil energy
Call for fair, trustworthy AI in the public sphereArticles
Governments are using artificial intelligence (AI) on an ever-increasing scale and for diverse purposes, from streamlining traffic flows to tackling complex social challenges such as the energy transition,...
Arable crop area 2 percent largerArticles
In 2022, the agricultural area devoted to arable crop farming has increased by 10.5 thousand hectares (2.0 percent) to 536 thousand ha.
Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 DecemberFigures
Livestock on agricultural holdings with a Standard Ouptut >= 3000 euro, grazing livestock and housed animals at 1 April and 1 December
ISO certification and Privacy certificationOther
On CBS and ISO certification and Privacy certification
Built-up area expanding at the cost of farmlandArticles
The area of land in use for housing, industry and infrastructure increased by 200 square kilometres from 2013 to 2020. The area of land in use for agriculture shrank by 244 sq km. The total area of nature...
Social protection expenditure; functions, in kind or cash, means-testFigures
Social protection expenditure, ESSPROS Functions, support in cash or in kind, means-testing
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectorsFigures
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection
Households used more water in 2020, companies lessArticles
In 2020, mains water consumption in the Netherlands was up by more than 2.5 percent on the previous year.