New fire services statistic based on 112 alarm centreOther
The statistic is no longer based on survey data from questionnaires but on records from the 112 emergency alarm centre.
More and more renewable energy from biomassArticles
In 2020, the consumption of energy from biomass resources such as biogas, biopetrol, the green part of household waste or wood products rose by 10 percent on the previous year, reaching a total of 119...
Urgenda reduction target for GHG emissions achieved in 2020Articles
In 2020, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Netherlands were 25.5 percent below the level of 1990.
CO2 emissions from biomass burning on the riseArticles
In 2020 the combustion of biomass produced 19 megatonnes of CO2, 16 percent up on the previous year.
11 percent of energy consumption from renewable sources in 2020Articles
In 2020, renewable energy accounted for 11.1 percent of total Dutch energy consumption.
Home for the elderlyOther
Permanent dwelling made available to older people, including care such as meals, cleaning, monitoring alarm systems and personal support.
How many people are key workers in the Netherlands?Other
Schools and childcare centres in the Netherlands have been closed as a measure against the spread of coronavirus. Parents and guardians who work in crucial sectors can rely on arranged childcare so they...
Natural gas consumption 4 percent lower in 2021Articles
In 2021, total natural gas consumption in the Netherlands amounted to 40 billion cubic metres (m3), against 42 billion in the previous year.
More electricity from renewable sources, less from fossil sourcesArticles
In 2021, electricity production declined by 2.2 billion kWh year on year, to 117.9 billion kWh.
Greenhouse gas emissions lower in Q3 2021Articles
IIn Q3 2021, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year decrease of 3 percent. The decrease is mainly due to lower electricity production.
Greenhouse gas emissions 2.1 percent higher in 2021Articles
In 2021, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year increase of 2.1 percent. This means that the sharp reduction of emissions in 2020 did not continue.
Islands of the Caribbean Netherlands hit hard by COVID-19 pandemicArticles
A new edition of ‘Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands’ has been published today, 6 December 2021.
Greenhouse gas emissions almost back at pre-COVID levelArticles
In Q2 2021, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year increase of 11 percent. This means emissions are nearing pre-COVID levels.
Greenhouse gas emissions 8 percent down in 2020Articles
In 2020, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year decline of 8 percent to 166 megatonnes CO2 equivalent.
Green electricity production up by 40 percentArticles
In 2020, electricity production from renewable sources increased by 40 percent year-on-year.
Electricity production hits record level in 2020Articles
In 2020, net electricity production was 1.3 billion kWh higher than in 2019, reaching the highest level ever measured.
Electricity production 14 percent up in Q3Articles
In Q3 2020, net electricity production was 3.8 billion kWh higher than in Q3 2019.
Renewable energy consumption up by 16 percentArticles
In 2019, renewable energy consumption in the Netherlands grew by 16 percent to 181 petajoules (PJ) relative to the previous year.
Less coal and more natural gas consumption in 2019Articles
In 2019, total energy consumption in the Netherlands stood at 3,080 petajoules (PJ), more or less the same as in the previous year.