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More businesses experience shortages of staff and materials
At the beginning of Q2 2022, staff shortages formed the largest obstacle for entrepreneurs in carrying out their business activities.
Gender pay gap closing a little further
In 2020, the difference in average gross hourly earnings of male and female employees in the public sector decreased by 2 percentage points relative to 2018.
CBS experiments with agricultural sensor data
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is continuously innovating, also in the field of business data collection. We are permanently on the look-out for new data sources and alternative ways of collecting...
CBS experimenting with sensors
How many locations were you visiting today? Think of: work, child care, supermarket, gym...? And how much time did you spend driving, or how far did you cycle today?
Fewer Dutch people experience disrespectful behaviour
Fewer and fewer people in the Netherlands encounter disrespectful behaviour. Discourteous attitudes among shop staff and public employees in particular have decreased
One in five older people experience functional limitations
One in five people aged 55-80 years in the Netherlands experienced one or more functional limitations in 2007. Mobility problems were the most common, although the number of older people with these...
Half of employees experience aggression in the workplace
Last year, 48 percent of employees in the health care sector had to cope with workplace aggression, versus 33 percent of all employees.
Nearly 35 thousand children experience parents' divorce in 2007
Dutch judges pronounced 32.6 thousand divorces in 2007. A total of 34.7 thousand underage children were involved in these divorces.
Nearly 2.5 million people victims of cybercrime in 2021
In 2021, nearly 2.5 million people in the Netherlands aged 15 or older (17 percent of the population) said they had fallen victim to cybercrime. Most victims encountered online scams and fraud.
Nearly half of young people see only negative effects of COVID-19 crisis
In the first few months of 2021, 47 percent of young people in the Netherlands between the ages of 12 and 25 indicated that their lives were negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis in general.
Slightly more children experiencing parental separation
In 2019, the share of minor children (under 18) witnessing their parents’ divorce or separation stood at 1.5 percent. This is equivalent to nearly 49 thousand children, 6.5 thousand more than in 1999.
Cultural ecosystem services
These are the nonmaterial benefits people obtain from ecosystems through spiritual enrichment, cognitive development, reflection, recreation and aesthetic experiences
The use of within-subject experiments for estimating measurement effects in mixed-mode surveys
The estimation of measurement effects (MEs) of survey modes in the presence of selection bias poses a great problem to methodologists. We present a new method to estimate MEs by means of...
What is synthetic data?
Synthetic data simulate characteristics of the relationships between people and objects (e.g. a school or a neighbourhood) so that a real-life situation can be reconstructed without identifying the...
More women than men with psychological complaints
In 2021, 18 percent of the female population aged 12 and over were suffering from psychological complaints. This was 12 percent among the male population.