Households had a lot more to spend in 2006
The disposable income of Dutch households rose by nearly 4 percent in 2006.
Municipal cuts on arts and culture
This year’s municipal spending on arts and culture is anticipated to total nearly 1.7 billion euros, 3.7 percent down from 2012. The per capita amount is reduced from 103 to 98 euros.
Savings in groundwater and tap water use
In spite of the increase in the population, the amount of tap water used by Dutch households hardly changed in the period 1990-2009.
Dutch use less water
Consumption of tap water in the Netherlands fell slightly between 2003 and 2006. Although the population increased, water consumption did not. Industrial tap water consumption fell by 2 percent less...
Investments in the Netherlands dramatically down since 2008
Statistics Netherlands announced today that investments have seriously fallen behind in the Netherlands in the past years. Another factor that plays a part in this respect is that Dutch companies...