Vocational training preparing for vocational training at the secondary level. It is a four-year course for students aged 12-16. In the fourth year, students can take exams at several levels.
Sick leave (government)Other
Shifting year average of the percentage of sick leave in the public sector. It refers to sick leave including leave of more than one year and excluding pregnancy and maternity leave. It indicates long...
The Annual Report Youth Monitor 2022Publications
The Annual Report Youth Monitor 2021 Summary presents an outline of the living situation of young people in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, including those in the Caribbean Netherlands.
Retail turnover 4 percent up in FebruaryArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the Dutch retail sector achieved 4 percent turnover growth in February.
Again fewer foreign tourists in overnight accommodations in 2021Articles
In 2021, the number of foreign tourists staying in Dutch overnight accommodations fell by 13 percent year on year.
All purchases of new or second hand material fixed assets that became available for production during the reporting year and will be used for more than one year, that were obtained through financial lease.
585 additional organic farms since 2015Articles
Relative to 2021, the total area under organic farming in the Netherlands this year has increased by 3.6 percent to slightly over 80 thousand hectares. This is 59.0 percent more than in 2015.
Food prices up by over 11 percentArticles
In June 2022, Dutch consumers paid on average over 11 percent more for food products than one year previously.
More tourism on St Eustatius and Saba in first half of 2022Articles
In the first six months of 2022, the number of visitor arrivals by air on St Eustatius and Saba was one and a half times as high as in the same period last year.
Profits of non-financial corporations upArticles
In Q2 2022, Dutch non-financial corporations’ gross profits before taxes amounted to 75.2 billion euros. This is 8.4 billion euros more than in Q2 2021 and the highest amount in a second quarter since...
House price increase moderated further in JuneArticles
In June, owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 16.6 percent more expensive than in the same month last year.
Inflation rate up to 10.3 percent in JulyArticles
The consumer price index (CPI) was 10.3 percent higher in July than in the same month last year.
Household consumption over 7 percent up in MayArticles
Consumers spent 7.3 percent more in May 2022 compared to May one year previously. They spent more on services, but less on goods.
Dutch house price increase among EU top fiveArticles
The house price index, which uses transaction prices of both new and existing owner-occupied dwellings, was up by nearly 19 percent year on year in Q4 2021.
Number of employed further upArticles
In September 2022, there were 382 thousand unemployed. Just as in August, this was equivalent to 3.8 percent of the labour force.
Greenhouse gas emissions 2.1 percent higher in 2021Articles
In 2021, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year increase of 2.1 percent. This means that the sharp reduction of emissions in 2020 did not continue.
Fewer fatal drownings in 2021Articles
In 2021, altogether 80 Dutch residents died due to drowning in open water, or in or around the house.
Nearly 100 thousand young people are half-orphansArticles
At the end of 2021, nearly 100 thousand young people aged 0 to 24 years were half-orphans. In addition, over 1.5 thousand young people were orphans.
Gender pay gap closing a little furtherArticles
In 2020, the difference in average gross hourly earnings of male and female employees in the public sector decreased by 2 percentage points relative to 2018.
Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands rising furtherArticles
In Q2 2022, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 9.4 percent more expensive than one year previously.