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Lower crop yields in organic farming
Last year, 2 percent of corn, bulbs and turnips in the Netherlands were grown on organic farms. Organic crop yields are (much) lower than traditionally grown crop yields.
Dutch nitrogen crisis explained
How much nitrogen does the Netherlands emit, where does it come from and why are these emissions a problem? CBS chief economist Peter Hein van Mulligen explains it all in this video.
Two thirds of the dairy farms has a successor
Nearly two thirds of the dairy farms headed by a farmer aged over 55 have a successor lined up. This means that succession in a dairy farm is twice as popular as succession in an average farm.
Number of farms and market gardens reduced further
The number of agricultural and horticultural businesses was reduced further to 68.5 thousand between 1 April 2011 and 1 April 2012. Nearly 5 businesses are discontinued every day. There is a trend...
Nearly twice as many care farms as four years ago
In 2007, there were more than 600 farms in the Netherlands where people in need of help and care can find a suitable way to spend the day or participate in farming activities. The number of care...
Concentration of nitrate in upper groundwater
Over the last few years, the amount of nitrate in the upper groundwater layer of agricultural sandy soils has declined to the extent that the target value of 50 mg per litre has been achieved.
Domestic biomass consumption
Biomass consumption decreased between 2000 and 2006, then increased in 2007 and 2008 partly due to increased imports of cereals, oleaginous products, food products and wood.
Climate and Energy Outlook 2021
The Netherlands Climate and Energy Outlook 2021 (KEV) is a joint publication by PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, TNO Energy Transition, Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the Netherlands...
Quality of Bathing Waters
The percentage share of Dutch bathing water locations in inland waters that comply with the European standards for excellent bathing water quality increased in the period 2000-2017 from 65 percent to...
Overnight accommodation; guests, overnight stays, occupancy, key figures
Guests, overnight stays, occupancy in hotels, holiday parks, groupaccommodation and on camp sites by type of accommodation
Overnight accommodation; guests, country of residence, type, region
Guests, overnight stays in hotels, holiday parks, groupaccommodation and on camp sites by type of accommodation, regio and country of residence
Less nitrogen, phosphate in manure due to fewer cattle
In 2019, nitrogen excretion in animal manure decreased by 2.6 percent on the previous year, to 490 million kg. This is below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling that has been imposed on Dutch...
Overnight accommodation; capacity, type of accommodation, beds, region
Number of establishments, sleeping places (beds) and rooms of overnight accommodation by type of accommodation and region