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CBS switches to new method for measuring business confidence
From July 2023, CBS will use a new method to measure business confidence based on the results of the Netherlands Business Survey (COEN).
CBS introduces new energy price measurement method
From June 2023, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) will employ a new method to measure the energy prices paid by consumers. The aim is to derive a more accurate inflation rate.
Analyzing and Visualizing Material Flows within the Circular Economy
The objective of this project is to provide more detailed statistical information on the circular economy, in particular the Circular Material Use Rate (CMUR)
Dutch economy grew by 4.5 percent in 2022
The Dutch economy grew by 4.5 percent in 2022, after growing by 4.9 percent in 2021. Such growth over two consecutive years had not yet been recorded this century
How energy measures are incorporated into the CPI
In autumn 2022, the government announced two measures to reduce household energy costs: the temporary energy allowance and the price cap on energy. The allowance is classed as income support and...
Monitoring the biobased economy from a macro-economic perspective
This report describes the development, estimation and validation of indicators for a bio-based economy. First a Bio Flow Monitor (BFM) dataset is compiled. From this dataset indicators related to...
How does CBS measure well-being?
The development of well-being in the broad sense of the word – economic, ecological and social – in the Netherlands and the progress with regard to the SDGs of the United Nations; the current figures...
Circularity of the Dutch economy has barely increased
Of all natural resources that were deployed in the Dutch economy in 2020, 13 percent consisted of recycled materials. This percentage is virtually the same as in 2014. In terms of recycling, the...
Seeking partners for adequate measuring of the economy
In view of all kinds of developments, such as globalisation, digitisation and the shift towards services, measurement of the Dutch economy requires additional attention
Measuring the internet economy with big data
A discussion paper on measuring the internet economy in the Netherlands in 2016-2018 with big data. This study repeats a similar study from 2016 for the year 2015.
Goods exports top 700 billion euros for the first time
In 2022, the value of exported goods was 170.4 billion euros or 30 percent higher than in 2021. Goods imports rose by 182.2 billion euros (37 percent).