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Dutch more and more enterprising
In the Netherlands, enterprises setting up business outnumber those that are closing down. In 2011 the number of enterprises grew by nearly 7 percent.
Nearly half a million employed annually involved in industrial accidents
Last year, 478 thousand people (7 percent of all employed) were involved in workplace accidents resulting in physical injuries or mental damage. Most accidents occur in the sectors hotels and...
Women aged between 25 and 30 have higher hourly wages than men
The gross-wage gender gap was nearly 18 percent in 2012 which means that, on average, for each euro men earned, women earned 0.82 eurocents. Women in the age category 25-30 earned higher hourly wages...
Base shift for input price indices Civil engineering from 2010=100 to 2015=100
As of the first quarter of 2020, the Civil engineering price indices will be published with a new reference year, i.e. 2015. This publication describes what has changed in relation to the series...
No recovery for construction sector in 2010
While the Dutch economy is picking up, the construction sector is still performing badly. With 9 versus more than 4 percent, turnover in the construction sector slumped even more in 2010 than in 2009.
Construction sector monitoring study (first measurements) (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables concerning the (Dutch) construction sector presenting results of almost 40 indicators spread across 5 themes: macro-economy, enterprises, employment, innovation and...
Number of bankruptcies marginally down
In April this year, 682 businesses and institutions (excluding one-man businesses) were declared bankrupt, a decrease by 28 from March.
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that, adjusted for court session days, the number of bankruptcies rose by 47 in October 2015 relative to September. The number of bankruptcies increased notably...
Record number of bankruptcies in first six months of 2013
In the first six months of 2013, a record number of corporate and institutional bankruptcies were filed. According to the latest figures released by Statistics Netherlands, 4 in every 10 bankruptcies...
Sharp growth turnover construction sector in first three quarters of 2008
Total construction turnover over the first three quarters of 2008 increased by 11 percent relative to the same period last year.
Most strikes in 2010 organised in mail and transport
Last year, 59 thousand working days were lost to strikes in the Netherlands. In nearly four in ten strike days, the disputes concerned collectively negotiated (CAO) wages.
Turnover growth construction sector 10 percent in 2007
Turnover in the construction sector grew by nearly 10 percent in 2007, breaking the 80 billion euro barrier for the first time. Turnover increase was realised across all branches of the construction...
Investments 0.5 percent down in April
The volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was 0.5 percent smaller year on year.
Economic growth 2.6 percent in third quarter 2006
The first estimate of Statistics Netherlands’ quarterly national accounts puts Dutch economic growth at 2.6 percent in the third quarter of 2006.
Investments almost 5 percent down in January
The volume of investments in tangible fixed assets fell by 4.7 percent year on year in January 2022.
Investments almost 2 percent down in December
In November 2022, the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was up by 3.1 percent year on year. This is mainly because of more investments in buildings and other road transport.
Investment growth slows down
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets grew by 3.9 percent in October 2015 relative to October 2014. The increase is less substantial than in the...
Investments 4.5 percent up in October
In October 2022, the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was 4.5 percent larger year on year. This is mainly because investments in buildings and passenger cars were up.
Turnover surge construction sector in 2008
Turnover increased by nearly 10 percent in the construction sector in 2008. The growth rate is the same as in 2007. With over 90 billion euro, the sector reached a new record level last year.
Bankruptcies soar to record level in 2013
Last year, 12,306 bankruptcies were filed; 10 percent more than in 2012. This is the highest number since bankruptcies were first tracked in 1951, but the increase was smaller in the latter half of...