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Population of St Eustatius revised downwards
On 1 January 2016, St Eustatius had 3.2 thousand inhabitants.
The Caribbean Netherlands in figures
The booklet ‘The Caribbean Netherlands in figures’ provides a brief overview of key figures concerning the economic and social situation in the Caribbean Netherlands.
The Caribbean Netherlands in figures 2013
The booklet ‘The Caribbean Netherlands in figures’ provides a brief overview of key figures concerning the economic and social situation in the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St...
Caribbean Netherlands workforce: 57% are Antillean
In 2018, 57 percent of the workforce in the Caribbean Netherlands (aged 15 to 74 years) were born in the former Dutch Antilles and Aruba.
Economic contraction on St Eustatius, growth on Bonaire
On two of the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands, the value of the gross domestic product increased in 2014.
St Eustatius: improved purchasing power in 2015
The purchasing power of St Eustatius’ local population improved in 2015 with a median increase of 4.4 percent.
Population forecast Caribbean Netherlands 2022-2050
Forecast for the population of the Caribbean Netherlands by island of residence, age and region of birth, for the years 2022-2050.
Consumer price increase on Bonaire slows down
In Q1 2019, consumer prices on Bonaire were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously. Prices also rose on St Eustatius and Saba, by 0.7 percent and 0.6 percent year-on-year respectively.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2017
This handy edition of Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2017 presents the latest social and economic key figures
Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2018
New edition of Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2018 presents the latest social and economic key figures on developments in the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba)
Purchasing power improved in the Caribbean Netherlands
The increase in purchasing power in 2012 was 3.2 percent on Bonaire.
Inflation down on Bonaire, but up on Saba and St Eustatius
According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, inflation on Bonaire was 1.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014. This is lower than the 2.2 percent measured in the second quarter....
Less neighbourhood nuisance on Statia in 2013-2018
In 2018, 46 percent of the inhabitants of St Eustatius experienced nuisance in their own neighbourhood, versus as much as 86 percent in 2013.
More purchasing power for families with young children
The median purchasing power of the population in the Caribbean Netherlands increased once again in 2016. On all three islands, the purchasing power of families with young children increased the most.
Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2016
the latest social and economic key figures on developments in the Caribbean Netherlands
Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2020
Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands 2020 provides updated as well as new information, covering some aspects of life in the Caribbean Netherlands