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Half of employees experience aggression in the workplace
Last year, 48 percent of employees in the health care sector had to cope with workplace aggression, versus 33 percent of all employees.
Economic growth of 7.8 percent in Q3 2020
According to the second estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 7.8 percent in Q3 2020 relative to Q2 2020.
January's inflation rate marginally lower
January’s inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.6 percent. In December consumer prices were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously.
Nearly 1 million people seek alternative treatments
In the period 2010-2012, an average of nearly 1 million people reported to have consulted alternative healers in the past year, i.e. nearly 6 percent in the Dutch population. Acupuncture treatments...
Mortality also down in nursing and care homes
In week 16 (ending 19 april) mortality in nursing and care homes declined for the first time. It is still double the weekly average recorded in the first ten weeks of 2020.
13 people a day die after a fall
In 2018, a total of 4,628 people in the Netherlands died due to an accidental fall, nearly 600 more than in the previous year. This comes down to 13 fatal falls per day on average.
How CBS compiles mortality figures in times of corona
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is responsible for compiling statistics on all deceased persons in the Netherlands, along with their cause of death.
Nearly 9 thousand more deaths in first 9 weeks of COVID-19
In the first nine weeks of the corona crisis (week 11 to 19 inclusive), there were almost 9 thousand more deaths (estimated) than would normally be expected during this period.