Asylum and integration 2021Publications
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2020
The need for timely official statisticsPublications
This paper discusses how Statistics Netherlands managed to respond quickly with a range of new outputs following the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic. First, it describes the innovation process and the innovations in response to the pandemic. Then it discusses success factors and draws lessons for the future.
More insight into mobility with the doughnut mapOther
Statistics Netherlands, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, developed a new visualisation method to gain insight into mobility. This method has been applied to data on jobs of employees.
Vegetables; yield and cultivated area per kind of vegetableFigures
Area and yield per vegetable Area, yield, kind of vegetable
CBS investigates imports of digital servicesArticles
The past decade has seen our economy undergo a metamorphosis thanks to digitisation.
Economic contraction 0.1 percent in Q4 2020Articles
In Q4 2020, gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.1 percent relative to the previous quarter. In 2020, the economy shrank by 3.8 percent year-on-year.
Composition development in goods exports: flow characteristicsFigures
Export growth and Contribution to total export growth Transaction; SITC and Countries
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 recognize solar panels in aerial photographs.
The Netherlands in Numbers, 2020Publications
The Netherlands in Numbers, 2020 is the successor to Trends in the Netherlands and the Statistical Yearbooks and Pocket Books.
Extracting data on road network transportation from sensor data without sample designOther
Big data has received increasing attention across several disciplines in recent years. In official statistics, big data potentially enables us to produce statistics cheaper, faster, and on a higher level of detail
Automatically detect solar panels with aerial photosOther
Solar power is an important renewable energy source. This article explains the research conducted by Statistics Netherlands to map the numbers and locations of solar panels more accurately using deep learning methods.
Innovation in small businessesOther
Innovation article on measuriing innovation in small businesses
Coronavirus pandemic increases urgency of new data sources for CBSArticles
Society’s need to describe complex phenomena - such as the consequences of an economic crisis - is growing exponentially.
How can we make our algorithms as fair as possible?Articles
How can we make the algorithms used by the government as fair as possible, and what role could proper archiving play in that process?
A clearer picture of wealth in the NetherlandsArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is improving its wealth statistics.
Inbound commuters often live just across the borderArticles
In 2018, more than 80 thousand people were employed in the Netherlands while living in Belgium or Germany. These cross-border commuters mainly live in relatively small rural municipalities just across the border.
Addressing complex issues with ODISSEIArticles
This spring, the social sciences data platform ODISSEI received a grant of more than 9 million euros from the Dutch Research Council (NWO).
Focus on globalisation together with University of GroningenArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is increasingly joining forces with universities and universities of applied science.
CBS introducing a voice assistant toolOther
Our information searching behaviour on the Internet is intensifying. We used to just type a question into a search engine, but this has become more and more obsolete
LinkedIn creates clear picture of graduate skillsOther
What skills can new graduates offer? This information is important for a better understanding of the match between supply and demand in the labour market