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Green Deal: CBS working with partners for sustainable development data
Across the world, there is an increasing need for information on climate change and energy transition, environmental quality and circularity, and nature and biodiversity.
Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output
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...
Extraction, import and export of materials; national accounts
material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals resources, semi-finished products, finished products, fossil energy
Dutch environmental footprint increases slightly
The average greenhouse gas footprint of Dutch consumers rose from 15.1 tonnes CO2 equivalents per capita in 2017 to 15.8 tonnes in 2018. Between 2008 and 2016 the footprint declined. Consumption of...
Dutch environmental sector continues to grow steadily
The Dutch environmental sector represented a value added of 18.8 billion euros in 2019, contributing approximately 2.3 percent to gross domestic product (GDP).
Extraction, import and export of materials by continent; national accounts
Material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals biomassa, metalen, mineralen, materiaalstromen, grondstof, halffabrikaat
More dwellings completed, fewer residential building permits issued
In the first half of 2008, more than 28 thousand dwellings were completed, 13 percent more than in the same period of 2007.
Developing a material flow monitor for the Netherlands from national statistical data
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) developed a Material Flow Monitor (MFM) that captures national resource extraction, imports and exports, product flows between economic sectors, as well as emissions and...
Climate change mitigation expenditure by the government
Climate change mitigation expenditure by central government increased from 900 million euros in 2007 to more than 1.1 billion euros in 2015.