Movements on the Dutch labour market, 1999-2008 (Dutch only)
This paper describes the mobility on the Dutch labour market between 1999 and 2008. In this paper the labour market is divided into 28 sectors. Commissioned by: Council for Work and Income
Half of Dutch population meet physical activity guidelines
In 2019, almost half of the Dutch population aged 4 years and over complied with the standards for physical activity as set by the Health Council of the Netherlands.
Comparing activity trackers to investigate physical activity
This paper describes the search for a sensor system that is accurately and validly capable to recognise physical activity and its intensity. Different methods to estimate the intensity of physical...
Manufacturers much more sombre
Producers’ confidence in the manufacturing industry has deteriorated substantially in June, and is now -1.7. In May it was still 0.8. Producers’ confidence has now reached at its lowest level since...
Over half of 4 to 11-year-olds get sufficient exercise
Over half of all children aged 4 to 11 years complied with the Health Council's Physical Activity Guidelines in 2017.
No further increase in medical aids
A majority in the older population used medical aids in 2008. The proportion using aids increased over the period 2001–2005. Despite the fact that the Dutch population is ageing, the proportion did...
Improvement in healthy lifestyle stagnating
The lifestyle of the Dutch population hardly improved in terms of health last year. They did not make much progress with trying to smoke less, drink less, eat less and exercise more. The positive...
Producers' confidence almost unchanged
Producers’ confidence in the manufacturing industry is 2.6 in December 2005. This means that manufacturing companies were almost just as positive as in November.
Growing optimism in manufacturing and commercial services
Producer confidence in the manufacturing industry has risen strongly in October, to 4.3, its highest level since January 2001.
Chronic diseases, smoking and sedentary lifestyle make people feel unhealthy
Many people in the Netherlands suffer from one or more chronic disorders. A large part of them do not feel healthy. An unhealthy lifestyle, e.g. not taking enough exercise and smoking in fact often...
Entrepreneurs in manufacturing industry much more confident
Producer confidence in Dutch manufacturing improved greatly in August, reaching -0.3. In July confidence was -3.7.
Dutch lead a slightly more healthy life
The percentage of overweight Dutch adults fell for the first time in years in 2005, among both men and women.
Continued optimism in manufacturing industry
Producers’ confidence in the manufacturing industry has risen to 5.9 in March 2006. This is the highest level for five years.
Dutch have not improved their lifestyle
Dutch people did not lead a more healthy lifestyle in 2006. The percentage of Dutch adults who were overweight continued to rise.
More people adopt healthier lifestyle
In recent years, the Dutch have adopted a more healthy lifestyle. The percentage of smokers and heavy drinkers has marginally declined.
Dutch manufacturers more confident
Producer confidence in manufacturing industry improved further and was at 1.3 in September, the highest score since March 2005. In August producer confidence was still in the negative range.
Manufacturers more pessimistic, providers of business services optimistic
Producer confidence in Dutch manufacturing industry deteriorated further and equalled -3.7 in July. In June it was still at -1.7.