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CBS invests in statistics on climate change impacts
Collecting climate data should be just as routine for statistical institutes around the world as collecting data on the population or the economy.
International cooperation high on the agenda at CBS
In June of this year, Director General Ms Angelique Berg of Statistics Netherlands (CBS) was appointed vice-chair of the Bureau of the OECD Committee on Statistics and Statistical Policy, also known...
What factors influence young adults’ decision to start a family?
Young adults in the Netherlands face a variety of economic challenges: employers are giving out more temporary contracts, income growth is stagnating, students have to take on more debt, there’s an...
Well-being Factsheets for ministerial budgets
At the request of the Dutch House of Representatives, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publishes the Monitor of Well-being and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) annually on Accountability Day in...
Statistics on nature play crucial role in national and international policy
The figures published by CBS on nature in the Netherlands play an important role in all sorts of societal discussions, including the current debates on nirogen and biodiversity.
Synthetic data opens up possibilities in the statistical field
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) recently released a new handbook, ‘Synthetic Data for Official Statistics’, to help get statistical institutes started in producing their own...
Director General Ms. Angelique Berg: ‘Societal challenges are central’
On 10 March 2023, the Council of Ministers approved the new Multi-annual Programme of Statistics Netherlands (CBS) for the years 2024-2028.
International reference work covers diverse business statistics expertise
A truly international reference work, with 36 chapters covering the latest state of play in all facets of business statistics production.
Cooperation is crucial to understanding Green Deal data
On 14 March 2023, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) organised a Green Deal Workshop to focus on key issues such as climate change, energy, the environment and nature and their associated challenges and...
The COVID-19 pandemic: how did it affect statistics?
On 27 February 2020, the first patient testing positive for coronavirus was reported in the Netherlands; the first COVID death was reported on 6 March.
Green Deal: CBS working with partners for sustainable development data
Across the world, there is an increasing need for information on climate change and energy transition, environmental quality and circularity, and nature and biodiversity.
CBS highlights well-being theme in ministerial budgets
At the request of the Dutch Cabinet, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publishes the Monitor of Well-being & the Sustainable Development Goals annually on Accountability Day (May).
Minister presented with ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures 2022’ publication
On 31 August 2022 Liesje Schreinemacher, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, was presented with the new Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publication ‘Dutch Trade in Facts...