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Bonaire inflation slightly down, substantial drop on St Eustatius and Saba
Inflation on Bonaire was 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, slightly down on the fourth quarter of 2012. On St Eustatius, inflation was 3.9 percent in the first quarter, on Saba it was 1.2...
Residents of Bonaire: who lives where?
On 1 January 2017, the population of Bonaire was made up of 19.2 thousand residents. More than 7 thousand were native Bonairians.
Demography in districts of Bonaire, yesterday and today
In the last decade the population of Bonaire has grown by almost 50 percent. In the preceding thirty years, the increase of 10 percent per decade was much smaller. The population growth is mainly the...
Caribbean Netherlands tourism recovered partially in 2021
In 2021, inbound tourism in the Caribbean Netherlands showed signs of recovery. The signs were evident in the numbers of visitor arrivals by air on Saba and St Eustatius.
Tourism on Bonaire seems to be picking up; 9 thousand visitors in June
In 2020, tourism in the Caribbean Netherlands declined sharply due to the measures and flight restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dutch Caribbean population exceeds 21 thousand
The Dutch Caribbean population comprises more than 21 thousand people, i.e. 15.7 thousand on Bonaire, 3.6 thousand on St Eustatius and 1.8 thousand on Saba.
over 80 percent of Caribbean Netherlands population are religious
In 2013, 88 percent of inhabitants on Bonaire aged 15 years and older reported having a religious denomination. On Saba and St Eustatius 83 percent of inhabitants said they were religious. The number...
Inbound tourism in Caribbean Netherlands 2014 - 2016
This paper presents indicators about inbound tourism on Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius over the period 2014 - 2016
Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2016
the latest social and economic key figures on developments in the Caribbean Netherlands
fewer young people in the Caribbean Netherlands than in the Netherlands have a side job
Around three in ten young people in the Caribbean Netherlands are employed. It is more difficult for young inhabitants on the islands than those who live in the European part of the Netherlands to...
More visitors to Bonaire in third quarter
In Q3 2021, the number of visitors arriving by air in the Caribbean Netherlands almost tripled compared to the same period a year earlier.
Population Caribbean Netherlands stable
On 1 January 2016 the population of the Caribbean Netherlands totalled 24,548 inhabitants.
Caribbean Dutch population up by over 800 in 2019
On 1 January 2020, the population of the Caribbean Netherlands stood at nearly 26 thousand, i.e. 830 more than one year previously.
Caribbean Netherlands: purchasing power gains in 2020
In 2020, the population of the Caribbean Netherlands saw gains in purchasing power again.
Economic contraction on Bonaire and Saba in 2017
In 2017, the volume of gross domestic product (GDP) declined on Bonaire and Saba, by 1.3 and 1.4 percent respectively. On St Eustatius, GDP rose by 6.6 percent.
Caribbean Netherlands: nearly 60 percent more air passengers in 2021
In 2021, more than 290 thousand travellers passed through the airports of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba. This represents an increase of almost 60 percent on 2020, yet still a 36-percent decrease...
Drop in import value lowers Caribbean Netherlands’ trade deficits
In 2020, all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands recorded a year-on-year decrease in their goods trade deficit. St Eustatius saw the sharpest decline, followed by Bonaire and Saba.
GDP up on Bonaire, down on St Eustatius and Saba
In 2016, the volume of gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.2 percent on Bonaire; on St Eustatius and Saba, it fell by 1.0 and 0.5 percent, respectively. The total GDP volume in the Caribbean...
Bonaire: purchasing power up again in 2015
In 2015, the median purchasing power of Bonaire’s local population improved by 3.6 percent.
Bonaire; Household income per neighbourhood, 2011-2017
Income of private households on Bonaire per neighbourhood, 2011 - 2017
Consumer prices soaring in Dutch Caribbean in 2011
Average consumer prices in the Dutch Caribbean rose dramatically in 2011 relative to one year previously.
Papiamento most-spoken language on Bonaire, English on Saba and St Eustatius
Most people on Bonaire speak Papiamento. On St Eustatius and Saba most people have English as first language. Only a small number of people have Dutch as a first language.