In the final quarter of 2015, emissions of CO2 in the Netherlands were 0.4 percent higher than in the same period one year previously. According to Statistics Netherlands, an important factor in rising CO2 emissions is increased production at electricity companies and in the chemical industry
January’s inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.6 percent. In December consumer prices were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously.
Consumer price indices (base year 2006=100)
On the basis of the consumer price index (CPI), Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the inflation rates on the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands were all negative in Q4 2015. The rates on Bonaire and St Eustatius were negative in all quarters of 2015; the rate on Saba has been negative over the past six months and the average rate over the entire year 2015 is also negative, although only just.
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the inflation rate over 2015 averaged 0.6 percent, the lowest increase in consumer prices since 1987. Falling oil prices in particular kept inflation low.
European harmonised consumer price indices. Index figures
Consumer goods. (base year 2005 = 100)
CO2 emissions in the Netherlands grow faster than the country’s economy. In the third quarter of 2015, CO2 emissions were 6.8 percent up from one year previously.
Inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) on all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands was negative in the third quarter of 2015. Inflation was already negative on Bonaire and St Eustatius in the first two quarters of this year. This quarter was the first time that inflation was negative on Saba.
NEV 2015: Energy supplies in the Netherlands have reached a tipping point.
Motor vehicles by age, type of fuel, model, weight of the vehicle
and by province of residence and age of the owner
Waste by categories
Origin and destination of waste
Environmental Accounts, origin and destination emissions to air
origin and destination emissions to air
According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands, renewable energy constituted 5.6 percent of total Dutch energy consumption in 2014. This is substantially more than the 4.8 percent of 2013 and the sharpest increase in recent years.
After a 3-year period of decline, the production of electrical energy grew by 2 percent last year to 103 billion kWh. The increase is predominantly due to a higher foreign demand.
Retail trade; jobs, labour volume, costs and revenues, financial results
Supermarkets, petrol stations, shops selling clothing and furnature
Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) continued to fall in the first quarter of 2015. On Bonaire and St Eustatius inflation was even negative. This is the first time since inflation has been measured in the Caribbean Netherlands that inflation on the islands was negative.
In 2014, net export of natural gas was 25 percent below the level of 2013 and the volume of natural gas extracted in the Netherlands shrank by nearly 20 percent. Apart from 1988, the annual volume of gas recovered in the Netherlands has not been so low since 1972.
For the first time, wind is the main energy source for renewable electricity. In 2014, wind turbine-generated electricity was approximately 8 percent up from 2013. At the same time, electricity generation from biomass was 16 percent below the level of 2013 as Statistics Netherlands announced today.