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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...

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Dutch census has been digital for 40 years

Censuses are the oldest official statistic produced by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).

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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.

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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.

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Study uses AIS data to investigate how ships affect underwater wildlife

Some 90% of all the products traded around the world are transported by ship.

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International experts apply yardstick to Statistics Netherlands

Just recently, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) was the subject of an official Peer review, executed by the European Statistical System (ESS).

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CBS successfully updates application landscape with Phoenix

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has worked step-by-step towards a new application landscape in recent years.

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Innovative research into drone flight paths using CBS data

It’s hard to remember a time before unmanned aircraft – drones – took to the skies.

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The importance of reliable data in times of crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has brought with it a great need for reliable data, and national statistical offices (NSOs) are playing an important role in this regard.

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Quinten Meertens’ breakthrough in how we think about bias

‘A breakthrough in how we think about bias’ – that is how professor Jaap van den Herik at Leiden University described Statistics Netherlands (CBS) researcher Quinten Meertens’ PhD thesis...

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CBS contributes to harmonisation of European labour force survey

News article on the contribution of Statistics Netherlands (CBS) to the harmonisation of European labour force survey

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Sensor Data Challenge 2021: experimenting with smart sensors

The third Sensor Data Challenge took place on 22 and 23 April 2021.

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CBS in the starting blocks for the 2021 Census

Censuses are the oldest official statistics produced by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and they are a treasure trove of demographic and socio-economic information.

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Innovating statistics with data challenges

The end of last year saw the second edition of the Big Data Meets Survey Science conference online: the BigSurv20.

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Coronavirus pandemic increases urgency of new data sources for CBS

Society’s need to describe complex phenomena - such as the consequences of an economic crisis - is growing exponentially.

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Addressing complex issues with ODISSEI

This spring, the social sciences data platform ODISSEI received a grant of more than 9 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

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Focus on container traffic, from seagoing vessel to HGV

Every year, some 4.5 million containers are being discharged in ports around the Netherlands.

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Data scouting in coronavirus times

Data scouting in coronavirus times

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Weekly news release on bankruptcies

Weekly news release on bankruptcies

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Reliable data in times of corona and beyond

Reliable data in times of corona and beyond

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CBS experiments with agricultural sensor data

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is continuously innovating, also in the field of business data collection. We are permanently on the look-out for new data sources and alternative ways of collecting...

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CBS building data ecosystem with partners

CBS wants to develop a data ecosystem in order to cater to the data needs of government stakeholders even more effectively

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Working with sensors to measure health

Sensors are accurate, which is why Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is exploring various ways to implement them – e.g. as a substitute for survey questionnaires

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CBS experimenting with sensors

How many locations were you visiting today? Think of: work, child care, supermarket, gym...? And how much time did you spend driving, or how far did you cycle today?

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To make the right choice, you need independent data

Simply understanding the economy is no longer enough to gain insights into society. Social and cultural insights and information about citizens

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