Dutch road hauliers carried record weight in 2021Articles
In 2021, Dutch road hauliers transported 702 million tonnes of goods, 2.6 percent more than in 2020.
International transport by inland vessels decliningArticles
In 2020, inland vessels carried 349 million tonnes of goods. This is 2.3 percent less than in the previous year.
Vehicle mileage abroad down by one-third in 2020Articles
In pandemic year 2020, Dutch passenger cars, delivery vans, coaches, buses and heavy goods vehicles combined travelled a total distance of almost 15 billion kilometres outside the Netherlands.
How many people are key workers in the Netherlands?Other
Schools and childcare centres in the Netherlands have been closed as a measure against the spread of coronavirus. Parents and guardians who work in crucial sectors can rely on arranged childcare so they...
Service exports to Germany down in first half of 2021Articles
The value of service exports to Germany stood at 11.1 bn euros in H1 2021, 7 percent lower than in H1 2020.
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Import and export value of goods key figures; classification according to SITC (sections) and groups of countries.
Inbound commuters often live just across the borderArticles
In 2018, more than 80 thousand people were employed in the Netherlands while living in Belgium or Germany. These cross-border commuters mainly live in relatively small rural municipalities just across...
Fewer food products crossing the ChannelArticles
In the period January-August 2021, fresh food exports to the UK declined in value by 193 million euros year-on-year.
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Import, export value and trade balance of goods; SITC (3 digits) and countries.
1 in 5 young workers experience work-related stressArticles
Of all young people between the ages of 15 and 25 in paid employment, 21 percent reported regular or frequent work-related stress in 2021.
Labour participation among young men restoredArticles
More young men have started working over the past two years. For a long time, net labour participation among young men lagged behind the female rate.
Less international road haulage in 2020Articles
In 2020, Dutch road hauliers transported 686 million tonnes of freight, 0.4 percent less than in 2019.
Caribbean Netherlands’ unused labour potential at 3.4 thousand peopleArticles
In 2020, there were 2.8 thousand people aged 15 to 74 years on Bonaire who belonged to the so-called unused labour potential. On St Eustatius, the unused labour potential comprised 290 people and on Saba...
Asylum influx up in 2021, mainly in second halfArticles
In 2021, nearly 25 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
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Imports; exports; services broken down into various types of services Countries
Agricultural exports exceeded 100 billion euros in 2021Articles
Exports of agricultural goods are estimated to have reached 104.7 billion euros in 2021, setting a new record.
121 million euros paid in duties on imports from the UKArticles
In the first eight months since the UK's departure from the European single market, a total of 121 million euros was paid in import duties on Dutch imports from the UK.
More visitors to Bonaire in third quarterArticles
In Q3 2021, the number of visitors arriving by air in the Caribbean Netherlands almost tripled compared to the same period a year earlier.
Economic importance of domestic exports has declinedArticles
In 2020, the Netherlands’ earnings from domestic exports accounted for 15.0 percent of GDP.
Slightly smaller pig herd, barely reduced cattle herdArticles
In 2021, the pig herd in the Netherlands was slightly reduced year-on-year to almost 11.4 million.
GDP up on Bonaire in 2019, down on St Eustatius and SabaArticles
In 2019, Bonaire's gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 6.3 percent in volume.
Girls perceive more performance pressure than boysArticles
Almost half of teenage girls in the Netherlands regularly or frequently feel pressure to perform because of internal expectations. The proportion is lower among boys: 3 in 10.
Caribbean Netherlands: growth in employed labour force stagnates in 2020Articles
In 2020, the employed labour force in the Caribbean Netherlands hardly increased compared to 2018.