Use machine learning to estimate chance of movingOther
Use machine learning to estimate chance of moving
Quinten Meertens’ breakthrough in how we think about biasArticles
‘A breakthrough in how we think about bias’ – that is how professor Jaap van den Herik at Leiden University described Statistics Netherlands (CBS) researcher Quinten Meertens’ PhD thesis ‘Misclassification...
Learning support departmentOther
Education for pupils in lower secondary prevocational training (vmbo) who require remedial teaching or support in dealing with their behavioural or motivational problems to graduate. Students can study...
Children with moderate learning difficultiesOther
One target group for special education, both primary and secondary.
PhD student investigates causes of premature birthArticles
On 18 January 2022, Eduardo Villamor Martinez obtained his PhD cum laude from Maastricht University.
Deep learning for solar panel detectionOther
How to improve the estimate of the total amount of solar energy generated in the Netherlands. One of these projects is Deep Solaris. In this project, we evaluated several Deep Learning methods to automatically...
Machine learning techniques for CPI productionArticles
A comparison of machine learning techniques for the classification of products for CPI production.
The Netherlands in European top 5 of 'lifelong learning'Articles
In comparison with the rest of the EU, the Dutch are relatively active participants in ‘lifelong learning’. Training for work or leisure is more popular among highly educated and those working in financial...
CBS provides data on the use of pipelines for transportArticles
Pipelines are becoming a key form of transport.
Young people relatively often choose secondary vocational educationArticles
After secondary education, young people up to the age of 25 are more likely to attend secondary vocational education (MBO) than higher vocational education (HBO) or university (WO).
NWO funding for research into global well-beingArticles
How does economic growth in the Netherlands affect well-being in poorer countries in the Global South?
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universitiesArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.
Deputy Director General Bert Kroese appointed to top IMF positionArticles
Bert Kroese (54), Deputy Director General of Statistics Netherlands (CBS), will be appointed Chief Statistician and Data Officer and Director of the Statistics Department of the International Monetary...
Call for fair, trustworthy AI in the public sphereArticles
Governments are using artificial intelligence (AI) on an ever-increasing scale and for diverse purposes, from streamlining traffic flows to tackling complex social challenges such as the energy transition,...
CBS successfully updates application landscape with PhoenixArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has worked step-by-step towards a new application landscape in recent years.
The importance of reliable data in times of crisisArticles
The COVID-19 crisis has brought with it a great need for reliable data, and national statistical offices (NSOs) are playing an important role in this regard.
Girls perceive more performance pressure than boysArticles
Almost half of teenage girls in the Netherlands regularly or frequently feel pressure to perform because of internal expectations. The proportion is lower among boys: 3 in 10.
Statistics Netherlands identifies links between SDGs and circular economyArticles
How do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the circular economy interact with each other?
Nearly 1 in 5 adults in education or trainingArticles
In 2017, over 1.7 million people in the Netherlands between the ages of 25 and 65 years participated in a form of adult learning. This concerned formal education such as secondary vocational education...
Special primary educationOther
The continuation of the previous school types for children with learning and behavioural difficulties (LOM) and children with learning difficulties (MLK), and for toddlers whose development requires special...
Walkie-talkies, (mobile) phones, fax machines, Internet, e-mail, messenger services, etc.
Secondary special educationOther
Until 1998 secondary education for children who require a special approach due to behavioural or learning difficulties or a physical disability.
A form of special education for children with moderate learning difficulties. Used to be called vso-mlk.
Special secondary educationOther
In the period 1998-2002 the continuation of secondary education to children with learning difficulties and behavioural problems (VSO-LOM and VSO-MLK).