Identifying population movements using anonymised telephone data
Major metropolitan areas in the Netherlands routinely face the problem of sudden increases in crowding in town and city centres.
ICT and Economic growth
In our present-day world, economic growth is mainly achieved through innovation and increased productivity, which puts knowledge and technology at the heart of the economic policy debate. ICT has a...
increasing life expectancy to push up pension age further from 2022
Under the coalition agreement of the present Dutch cabinet, from 2022 onwards the entitlement age for state old-age pension will be linked to the increase in life expectancy.
Are older employees more stress resistant and younger employees more versed in technology?
Statistics Netherlands announced today that older employees are generally believed to be more stress resistant, while younger employees appear to be more versed in adopting new technologies. Opinions...
Economics most popular sector for vmbo students
Until 2007/’08, students in preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) could choose one of the four discipline sectors agriculture, health, personal care and welfare, economics, or technology....
What is synthetic data?
Synthetic data simulate characteristics of the relationships between people and objects (e.g. a school or a neighbourhood) so that a real-life situation can be reconstructed without identifying the...
CBS introducing a voice assistant tool
Our information searching behaviour on the Internet is intensifying. We used to just type a question into a search engine, but this has become more and more obsolete
New Quality Criteria for Integrating New Data and Methods in Statistics
This paper aims to elicit a discussion of the existence of a paradigm shift in official statistics through the emergence of new (unstructured) data sources and methods that may not adhere to...