Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher outputArticles
Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as livestock...
Environment costs and -expenditure; enterprises > 10 employees; key figuresFigures
Investments and net annual costs of environmental measures Mining and quarrying, Manufacturing and Public utilities
Natural gas and oil reserves on the Dutch territory; national accountsFigures
Natural gas and oil reserves on the Dutch territory Opening stock, new discoveries, extraction and other changes
Ecosystems and well-being – the impact of land use changesPublications
The contributions of ecosystems to well-being depend on the extent and quality of ecosystems. This report shows that the state of natural capital is a cause for concern, and that future spatial claims...
Greenhouse gas emissions 9 percent lower in Q2 2022Articles
In Q2 2022, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year decrease of 9 percent. This is mainly because natural gas consumption was down.
Well-being in times of coronaDashboards
Data on the Dutch economy, prosperity, labour and leisure, housing market, health, society, safety, mobility and environment in times of coronavirus.
Ecosystems and wellbeing – the impact of land use changesPublications
To measure well-being in the Netherlands, the 'monitor of well-being and sustainable development goals’ identifies four types of capital: social, human, economic and natural capital.
Environmental goods and services sector, activities; national accountsFigures
Environmental activities, environmental domain, environmental services EGSS, environmental sector, recycling
Emissions of greenhouse gases according to IPCC guide-lines, quarterFigures
Emissions of greenhouse gases, IPCC Climate sector, quarter
Greenhouse gas emissions 11 percent lower in Q1 2022Articles
In Q1 2022, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showed a year-on-year decrease of 11 percent. This is mainly because natural gas consumption was down by a quarter.
Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressureArticles
it is becoming more difficult to maintain this level of well-being. Many elements of Dutch natural capital are showing systemic deterioration, with increasing pressure on plant and animal biodiversity,...
Extraction, import and export of materials; national accountsFigures
material flow accounts, environmental accounts, biomass, minerals, metals resources, semi-finished products, finished products, fossil energy
Built-up area expanding at the cost of farmlandArticles
The area of land in use for housing, industry and infrastructure increased by 200 square kilometres from 2013 to 2020. The area of land in use for agriculture shrank by 244 sq km. The total area of nature...
Investment in the environmentOther
Fixed capital formation with the primary aim to protect, restore or improve the environment, of which the costs will not be recovered within three years.
Environmental sector keeps growing in importanceArticles
In 2021, the Dutch environmental sector represented a value added of 22.3 billion euros, contributing roughly 2.6 percent to gross domestic product (GDP).