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CBS Multi-annual Programme 2024-2028
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has made plans for the future based on discussions with stakeholders. The results are described in this Multi-annual Programme for 2024-2028.
Local government depends heavily on central government funding
In the Netherlands, the local government is dependent on the central government for almost three quarters of its income. In 2019, 27 percent of the local government's income consisted of its own...
Budget surplus up to 1.9 percent of GDP in mid-2018
Government revenues were nearly 5 billion euros higher in the first six months of 2018 than in the same period last year. This resulted in a year-on-year increase in the budget surplus, equivalent to...
Data security a permanent item on the agenda of NSIs
Safe and reliable exchange of information, data, software and services between member states and Eurostat, and between member states themselves has a high priority
Public debt at 1.7 percent after third quarter
After the first three quarters of 2015, the public deficit amounted to 1.7 percent of GDP on an annual basis. Public debt was reduced to 66.3 percent of GDP.
Public deficit 2014 the same as in 2013
The public deficit over 2014 was 2.3 percent of GDP. Central government and the social funds were the largest contributors to the deficit. The municipal deficit has fallen sharply, but the provincial...
Statistics Netherlands app: all data available in graphic format on mobile devices
Statistics Netherlands launches its StatLine app today: a web application that shows all tables in the StatLine databank in a graphic format.
municipalities financially dependent on central government
Over two-thirds of the income of Dutch municipalities in 2013 came from central government. Eleven percent of their income came from local taxes. Revenues from local taxes are much lower in the...
5.5 billion euros road tax revenues in government coffers in 2015
The Dutch government expects to receive 5.5 billion euros in revenues from motor vehicle tax in 2015. This tax, also known as road tax, consists of two parts. The largest part, nearly 4 billion...
Same wage for same job? Gender pay gap in the Dutch public and private sector, 2012 (Dutch only)
This report describes unadjusted and adjusted wages differences between men and women in the public and private sector in 2008, 2010 and 2012. The publication is accompanied by a methodological...
Dutch government guarantor for 46 billion euros worth of loans
By the end of 2013 the Dutch government provided for 46 billion euros worth of debt guarantees for loans. Nearly 39 billion euros of these debt guarantees > were made available by the central...
Share corporate sector in national income up, share households down
After 2000, the share of the corporate sector in the national income has increased, but the share of households has decreased as research conducted by Statistics Netherlands shows. This is partly the...
Number of job vacancies continues to grow
The vacancy indicator provides a quick indication of the trend in job vacancies in the private sector, based on the opinions of Dutch entrepreneurs. In June, the indicator improved further. The mood...
Interest rate historically low in 2013
With 2.4 percent, the interest rate on the public debt reached a historically low level in 2013. Although public debt is growing, the interest paid over the public debt is diminishing.
Dutch government deficit 2.5 percent in 2013
Figures released by Statistics Netherlands today show that Dutch government deficit amounted to 2.5 percent of GDP in 2013. This puts it below the European norm of 3 percent for the first time in...
Number of vacancies further down
Adjusted for seasonal variation, there were 91 thousand unfilled vacancies at the end of June, a reduction by 6 thousand relative to the first quarter, which means that the downward trend continues.
Further decline in job vacancies
There were 91 thousand job vacancies at the end of June 2013, the lowest level in nearly ten years. The number of job vacancies decreased by 6 thousand relative to the end of March.