The recent coronavirus outbreak affects virtually all people in the Netherlands. Certainly, the effects will also be visible in statistics that are being produced by Statistics Netherlands in the future.
The coronavirus crisis affects nearly the entire population of the Netherlands and will certainly be reflected in CBS statistics that are to be published.
In Q2 2020, turnover in the motor vehicle and motorcycle industry was over 25 percent lower than in the same quarter last year. This is the largest contraction in more than 25 years.
Accommodation and food services is among the sectors that are worst affected by the measures against the spread of coronavirus. In Q2 2020, turnover in this sector fell by slightly more than half relative to the preceding quarter.
In August, confidence among Dutch manufacturers is again less unfavourable.
At the start of Q3 2020, entrepreneurial confidence stood at -19.3, up from -37.2 in the previous quarter.
In July, confidence among Dutch manufacturers is again less unfavourable, producer confidence now stands at -8.7, up from -15.1 in June.
In June 2020, confidence in business continuity under the current economic conditions increased in virtually all non-financial business sectors.
The order position of exporting manufacturers improved slightly in June compared to the previous month.
In June, confidence among Dutch manufacturers was again less unfavourable.
The number of entrepreneurs in virtually all non-financial industries who estimate their business will continue to exist in the current economic situation for at least another 12 months increased dramatically between April and May
In April 2020, the average daily output generated by the Dutch manufacturing industry was 11 percent down on April 2019.
Accommodation and food services is among the sectors worst affected by the measures against the spread of coronavirus. In Q1 2020, turnover in this sector fell by 14 percent relative to the preceding quarter.
Confidence among Dutch manufacturers has recovered slightly in May.
By combining of registers and other sources, CBS offers more insight into the patchwork of SMEs
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is studying new types of visualisations to present complex data at a glance.
The coronavirus has a large impact on private citizens and businesses. It is too early to provide an analysis of this impact on the Dutch economy.
Many non-financial companies in the Netherlands fear for their survival in case of a protracted coronavirus crisis. Nearly half of all entrepreneurs in the non-financial private sector expect their livelihood to be at risk if the crisis lasts more than six months
In March 2020, the average daily output generated by the Dutch manufacturing industry was 2.5 percent down on March 2019.
Reliable data in times of corona and beyond
Turnover in the sector accommodation and food services rose by 1.6 percent in Q4 2019 relative to the preceding quarter.
Turnover in the sector accommodation and food services rose by 0.2 percent in Q3 2019 relative to the preceding quarter.
Employed labour force
Sex, characteristics, economic activities SIC 2008