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Foreign holidays account for higher CO2 emissions
In 2008, Dutch holiday travellers emitted 15.6 billion kilograms of CO2 into the atmosphere, 8 percent of total Dutch CO2 emissions and an increase by more than 16 percent in comparison to 2002....
Dutch spent to the tune of 15 billion euro on holidays last year
Altogether, Dutch tourists took more than 36 million holidays last year. They spent 15 billion euro; over 12 billion euro was spent on holidays abroad.
inflation rate up due to motor fuels and holidays
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, the inflation rate rose to 1.2 percent in April after three months of decline.
Holidays to Paris at lowest level in 10 years
In holiday year 2016, the number of holidays spent in Paris by Dutch tourists was at its lowest level in ten years.
Mothers working long hours are more often self-employed
Mothers who work for 28 hours or more per week are more likely to be self-employed than women with no children living at home.
Holiday accommodations more popular
The Dutch did not skimp on domestic holidays in 2009. Last year, Dutch holiday accommodations welcomed more guests from the Netherlands than in 2008.
Six in ten e-shoppers book their holidays directly online
This year, nearly six in ten e-shoppers booked their trips and holidays directly online. Trips and accommodations are most frequently bought online.
Economic outlook more positive
The economic climate in May 2022 is more positive than in April, according to the CBS Business Cycle Tracer.
Greece relatively cheapest for holidays
Out of the five most popular summer holiday destinations, Greece has the cheapest hotels and restaurants.
May holiday creates inflation peak
Statistics Netherlands reported today that Dutch inflation in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 1.1 percent in May, i.e. the highest level in the last 7 months. The price increase in...
Fewer households rely on benefits for a long period of time
Last year, 855 thousand Dutch households were dependent on benefits for a sustained period of time, i.e. nearly 40 thousand fewer than in 2009. The total number of households living on benefits...
Most people on long-term low incomes live in major cities
There are more than 5 thousand neighbourhoods in the Netherlands. In nearly one third, the the proportion of long-term low incomes is above the nationwide average of 3 percent.
Reconstruction possibilities of long-term time series of causes of death
Statistics Netherlands publishes cause-of-death statistics since 1901. By reclassifications (International Classification of Diseases, now version ICD-10) and by changes in coding rules several...
Economic outlook more positive
The economic climate in June 2022 is more positive than in May, according to the CBS Business Cycle Tracer.
Fewer over-65s receive long-term care services
Nearly 950 thousand persons received long-term care in 2012. Due to the ageing population, the number of long-term care recipients has increased dramatically over the period 2004-2012. Because the...
Crime victims feel unsafe for a long time
Victims of frequently occurring crimes feel less safe than non-victims for a number of years. Victims also avoid unsafe locations more than non-victims. In addition, more of them think they will be a...