Nearly one-quarter of non-Dutch voters are Polish
Around 13.5 million inhabitants of the Netherlands are eligible to vote in the upcoming European Parliament elections. Of this group, 3.6 percent do not hold the Dutch nationality but do have EU...
Majority of mbo students with non-western background opt for theory-based learning track
Students with a non-western background in general secondary vocational education (mbo) more often than native Dutch students prefer the more theoretically-oriented learning track (bol) to the...
Voters prefer computer to red pencil
Dutch voters trust voting machines. They think they are the most reliable way to vote.
Many Dutch vote by proxy
Many voters in the Netherlands use the possibility of voting by proxy. In the 2010 Lower Chamber elections, 8 percent of voters had authorised someone else to vote for them.
Nearly 13 million eligible voters on 15 March
Around 13 million Dutch residents will be entitled to vote in the general election on 15 March 2017.
Statistics Netherlands voted Best Government Organisation of the Year 2015
CBS has been chosen Best Government Organisation of the Year 2015.
2.4 million can vote by mail in the coming elections
In the upcoming election for the Dutch House of Representatives, all eligible voters aged 70 and over are allowed to cast their vote by mail.