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Young people relatively often choose secondary vocational education
After secondary education, young people up to the age of 25 are more likely to attend secondary vocational education (MBO) than higher vocational education (HBO) or university (WO).
People with low education and migration background have lowest levels of well-being
People in the Netherlands with low levels of education and those with a migration background have lower levels of well-being than those with higher education and those without a migration background.
HICP 16.8 percent higher in October
According to the European Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), inflation stood at 16.8 percent in October, as reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
Foreign spending by Dutch travellers higher than pre-pandemic
In Q3 2022, Dutch travellers spent more than 8.4 billion euros during their visits and temporary stays in foreign countries. This is 9 percent more than during the summer of 2019.
HICP 17.1 percent higher in September
According to the European Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), inflation stood at 17.1 percent in September, as reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
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...
HICP 13.6 percent higher in August
According to the European Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), inflation stood at 13.6 percent in August, as reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). This was 11.6 percent in July.
Adult general secondary education
Education for adults at the secondary level, provided since 1993 at the lower and higher secondary levels (mavo, havo and vwo) and also for Dutch as a second language for highly educated people.
Slightly higher agricultural income in 2022
In 2022, the Dutch agricultural sector generated 1.9 percent more income than in 2021. At the same time, animal output dropped slightly (-0.7 percent) while crop output fell relatively sharply by...
Research and development; key figures per implementation sector
Employed persons, years of work, enterprises with in-house R&D activities Sectors, businesses, institutions, institutions of higher education
International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED)
An international multi-dimensional classification of education of UNESCO recommended by the United Nations. It divides education into the characteristics of level and sequencing of the program,...