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Record turnover for EU webshops
In Q2 2019, Dutch consumers purchased nearly half a billion euros worth of products from foreign EU webshops. This is the highest quarterly turnover ever recorded.
Bankruptcies in sectors trade and business services more than doubled
In the first six months of 2009, more than twice as many companies in the sectors trade and business services were declared bankrupt as in the same period one year previously.
Measuring the internet economy with big data
A discussion paper on measuring the internet economy in the Netherlands in 2016-2018 with big data. This study repeats a similar study from 2016 for the year 2015.
Four in every ten businesses use social media
More than forty percent of businesses employing at least 10 persons use one or more social media accounts. Three quarters of large companies (employing 500 or more persons) use the social media for...
Netherlands drifting further behind in R&D
In 2009, the Dutch public sector spent 0.88 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), i.e. the total value of all goods and services produced in the Netherlands, on R&D. The average for the EU 27...
Foreign companies in the Netherlands: small number, considerable turnover
One percent of companies in the Netherlands are foreign-owned. These companies contribute disproportionately to the Dutch economy, however.
Six in every ten companies allow teleworking
Last year, 59 percent of companies employing 10 at least 10 persons allowed teleworking. The sectors financial services and ICT promote large-scale teleworking.
Dutch companies paying more dividend
Dutch companies quoted on the stock exchange paid more than 7.6 billion euro in dividend in the first half of 2011. This is half a billion euro more than in the first half of 2010.
Turnover courier service providers reaches record high
The overall turnover generated by providers of courier services rose by more than 9 percent in the first quarter of 2014, the highest first-quarter growth ever recorded. Turnover has grown...
Innovative changes usually have in-house basis
In the period 2006-2008, nearly 10 thousand businesses – 16.7 percent of all businesses in the Netherlands employing 10 or more people – have innovated their products. The proportion of businesses...
Migrant workers in the region Limburg, 2012 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on migrant labour in the labour market in Limburg. The tables cover migrants from the European Union living or working in the Netherlands. Commissioned by: Limburg Economic...
Number of jobs in December 2009 by economic activity and company size (Dutch only)
At the request of Raet, the Centre for Policy Related Statistics has compiled a table of the number of jobs in December 2009 by economic activity and company size. For more information please contact...
fewer apprenticeships for mbo students in 2013
As a result of the economic situation in the Netherlands nearly 18 thousand fewer apprenticeship places were available in 2013 than in 2012 for students in the apprenticeship-based track (bbl) of...
Number of employees and employers in the publishing sector on 1 October 2015. (Dutch only).
Custom-made table on the number of employees and employers in the publishing sector. Commissioned by: Social Affairs of the Dutch Publishers' Association.
Employees by sector and size of company (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables regarding all employees on 31 December 2011, broken down by sector and size of company. Results are available on request. Commissioned by: ArboNed.
Number of video shops reduced by half over the past decade
The number of video shops was reduced by half over the period 1998–2008.
Growth online sales give boost to courier service providers
Turnover realised by courier service providers grew by 3 percent in the second quarter of 2012. Turnover has grown in the last few years as online sales have improved.
Dutch companies very active on Twitter
More and more companies in the Netherlands are using social media. They use them to communicate with customers and partners, but also for purposes of corporate presence. Within the European Union,...
Growing number of small enterprises
On 1 January 2010, there were 864 thousand businesses and institutions in the Netherlands, an increase by more than 19 thousand relative to 1 January 2009. The growth was entirely caused by an...
Sustained growth for e-commerce
In 2006, Dutch companies generated nearly 11 percent of their turnover through e-commerce.