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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.

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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...

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Study uses AIS data to investigate how ships affect underwater wildlife

Some 90% of all the products traded around the world are transported by ship.

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Addressing complex issues with ODISSEI

This spring, the social sciences data platform ODISSEI received a grant of more than 9 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

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Unemployment slightly up in May

In May 2022, unemployment stood at 323 thousand. This is 3.3 percent of the labour force and slightly higher than in April 2022, when it was 3.2 percent.

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Mental health has worsened among young people

In 2021, 18 percent of Dutch young people aged 12 to 24 were mentally unhealthy. This was still 11 percent in 2019 and 2020.

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Extraction, import and export of materials; national accounts

material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals resources, semi-finished products, finished products, fossil energy

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Environment costs and -expenditure; enterprises > 10 employees; key figures

Investments and net annual costs of environmental measures Mining and quarrying, Manufacturing and Public utilities

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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...

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Substantially more building permits issued

In the first six months van 2006 building permits were issued for over 49 thousand dwellings.

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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).

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Extraction, import and export of materials by continent; national accounts

Material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals biomassa, metalen, mineralen, materiaalstromen, grondstof, halffabrikaat

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Far fewer residential building permits issued

More than 37 thousand residential building permits were issued in the first six months of 2007.

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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.

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Waste production

In the period 2000-2014, waste generation in the Dutch economy remained relatively constant at 62 billion kg, while the economy itself grew by almost 16 percent.

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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...

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Employment in the sustainable energy sector

The sustainable energy sector accounted for 0.73 percent of total employment in 2016.

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Stocks of standing timber

Dutch stocks of standing timber have increased by an average of over 1.3 million m3 per year since

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Waste recycling

In the period 2000-2014, the percentage of recycled waste in the Netherlands fluctuated around 80 percent.

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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.

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Emissions to water, heavy metals

Between 2000 and 2014, emissions of heavy metals to water fell by nearly 58 percent, while the economy grew by 17 percent.

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Domestic mineral consumption

In the Netherlands, (non-metallic) minerals are predominantly used in the construction sector.

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Raw material footprint

Between 2010 and 2016, the per capita raw material footprint (or per capita raw material consumption, RMC) fell from 11.2 tonnes to 8.1 tonnes.

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Renewable energy

The share of renewable energy sources in Dutch final energy consumption increased from 1.6 percent in 2000 to 6.0 percent in 2016.

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Built-up area

The built-up area continues to increase, on average by 0.8 percentper year.

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