Number of homicides halved over two decadesArticles
In 2019, there were 125 victims of murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands: 81 men and 44 women.
10 thousand COVID-19 deaths during first wave of the pandemicArticles
In the first six months of 2020, there were more than 86 thousand deaths registered in the Netherlands. This is almost 9 thousand more than in the first half of 2019 and over 5 thousand more than in the same period in 2018.
One-quarter of population notice drug-related issues in own neighbourhoodArticles
In 2019, nearly one-quarter (24.3 percent) of the Dutch population aged 15 years and over reported the incidence of drug use or trafficking in their own neighbourhood.
More heat-related deaths, mainly in long-term careArticles
In week 33 (10 to 16 August inclusive), when the Netherlands was struck by a heat wave, there were mainly more deaths among people receiving long-term care (Wlz).
6.3 thousand deaths due to confirmed COVID-19 in March and April 2020Articles
In March and April of this year, altogether 6,331 deaths in the Netherlands were confirmed to have been due to COVID-19
More external migration in JuneArticles
In June, the number of immigrants was up by more than 3.5 thousand compared to the previous month. Emigration increased as well, although less sharply: over 2.5 thousand more people left the Netherlands compared to May.
Decline in road fatalities larger among motorists than cyclistsArticles
The number of traffic deaths has decreased more sharply among motorists than among cyclists over the past two decades.
Population Outlook 2050: more people with a migration backgroundArticles
The number of inhabitants with a migration background is highly likely to increase until the year 2050.
Immigration lower again in MayArticles
In May, the number of immigrants was down by nearly half year-on-year, just as in April. Almost 9 thousand immigrants settled in the Netherlands last month.
Nearly half of Dutch population included in Donor RegisterArticles
On 2 January 2020, 49 percent of the Dutch population aged 18 years and over were included in the Donor Register.
Statistics Netherlands, city of Eindhoven join forces to launch first CBS Urban Data CenterOther
CBS and the city of Eindhoven have embarked on a unique joint project
Caribbean Dutch population up by over 800 in 2019Articles
On 1 January 2020, the population of the Caribbean Netherlands stood at nearly 26 thousand, i.e. 830 more than one year previously.
Population up by 15.5 thousand in Q1 2020Articles
In Q1 2020, the population of the Netherlands grew less rapidly than in the same quarter last year. 15.5 thousand inhabitants were added, i.e. 8.7 thousand down on Q1 2019.
How CBS reports on mortality during the coronavirus crisisArticles
How CBS reports on mortality during the coronavirus crisis
Car fleet growing faster than populationArticles
In January 2020 the passenger car fleet in the Netherlands stood at almost 8.7 million; this represented a faster growth rate than of the population aged 18 and over.
How data determine who are the people of EuropeArticles
How data determine who are the people of Europe
Motorcycle and licence ownership up among the over-50sArticles
On 1 January of this year, there were nearly 680 thousand registered motorcycles in the Netherlands. This is 4 percent more than in 2014.
The Netherlands ranks among the EU top in digital skillsArticles
The Netherlands is one of the countries in Europe with the largest share of inhabitants who are proficient in using the internet, computers and software (digital skills).
People out of work feel less healthy than those in workArticles
People in paid employment are generally healthier than people without a job. Of all employed persons, 90 percent rate their health as good or excellent.
Over 17.4 million inhabitants in the NetherlandsArticles
In 2019, the population of the Netherlands grew by an estimated 132 thousand people to a total of over 17.4 million.
Looking back on the 2010s in figuresArticles
Using 15 indicators, CBS reviews the past decade: the 2010s.
Over 200 times more passenger cars than in 1927Articles
The passenger car fleet has increased from 41 thousand in 1927 to 8.5 million in 2019, i.e. over 200 times. This is inter alia due to population growth, rising incomes and more commuter traffic.
Forecast: 19 million inhabitants in 2039Articles
According to the latest forecast by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the population of the Netherlands will continue to grow over the next few decades, to nearly 19.6 million inhabitants by 2060.