Retail turnover over 5 percent up in NovemberArticles
In November, the Dutch retail sector recorded 5.2 percent year-on-year turnover growth.
Student card for public transportOther
Card permitting travel on public transport valid for one year. Introduced in 1991 as part of a student financing scheme (WSF).
Manufacturing output prices almost 15 percent up in AugustArticles
Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 14.9 percent up in August year-on-year.
Caribbean Netherlands; consumer price index (CPI) 2017=100Figures
Consumer price index, Quarter-on-Quarter change, Year-on-year change Spending category per Caribbean island
An income converted to a single person’s income, that represents a purchasing power of less than 9 250 euro in prices of the year 2000
The up and downturns of the economy within a five to ten year period. Usually there are the following phases.: recovery, boom, recession, and depression.
Toddler care centreOther
Provision for child care intended for children between 18 months and 4 years old, open on work days for a maximum of four consecutive hours.
Law on the extended obligation to pay sickness benefits (WULBZ)Other
This law prescribes that employers must pay the employees wage during sickness for a maximum of one year.
Agricultural income up by 1 percent in 2021Articles
In 2021, the income of the agricultural sector is 1 percent higher than in 2020. This year’s animal output is below the level of 2020, but crop output has increased.
Investment in the environmentOther
Fixed capital formation with the primary aim to protect, restore or improve the environment, of which the costs will not be recovered within three years.
General fertility rateOther
The number of live born babies per 1000 of the average number of women aged 15 to 50 in a certain period (usually a calendar year)
Household consumption almost 14 percent up in FebruaryArticles
Consumers spent 13.8 percent more in February 2022 compared to February one year previously.
Inflation rate up again in the Caribbean NetherlandsArticles
In the third quarter of 2021, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 4.3 percent more expensive than one year previously.
Household consumption over 11 percent up in JanuaryArticles
In January 2022, Dutch household consumption was 11.1 percent up on January 2021.
Investments almost 1 percent down in AugustArticles
The volume of investments in tangible fixed assets fell by 0.6 percent year-on-year in August 2021.
Inflation rate up to 9.7 percent in MarchArticles
The consumer price index (CPI) was 9.7 percent higher in March than in the same month last year. The inflation in March is the highest since May 1976.
Occupational Disability Insurance Act (WAO)Other
The law entitles employees who become disabled to a benefit replacing their wages when they become long-term disabled, e.g. for more than one year.
Retail turnover almost 7 percent up in OctoberArticles
In October, the Dutch retail sector recorded 6.6 percent year-on-year turnover growth.
Low income thresholdOther
The threshold representing the same purchasing power for all years for all households. The level is based on the welfare benefit level for a single person in 1979.
Sick leave percentage (private sector)Other
The number of days of sick leave as a percentage of the number of available working days. Not included is absence after one year of sickness.
Almost 25 percent more air passengers in 2021Articles
In 2021, altogether 29 million air passengers passed through the five major airports in the Netherlands. This is almost 25 percent more than in 2020, but still far below the total of 81 million passengers...
Fewer foreign nationals refused at the borderArticles
In 2020, fewer people were refused entry into the Netherlands than in the previous year.
Vehicle mileage abroad down by one-third in 2020Articles
In pandemic year 2020, Dutch passenger cars, delivery vans, coaches, buses and heavy goods vehicles combined travelled a total distance of almost 15 billion kilometres outside the Netherlands.
Vehicle kilometres goods vehicles; kilometres, vehicle weight, territoryFigures
Vehicle kilometres of lorries and road tractors (Dutch and foreign vehicles) by territory, vehicle construction years, gross vehicle weight