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Three years of COVID-19 in figures
How has the country been affected by the pandemic? Aside from distinct waves of excess mortality, there were numerous other outliers in national statistics.
Non-EU labour migrants are often male knowledge migrants
At the end of 2021, 87 thousand labour migrants from countries outside the European Union or European Free Trade Association (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Sweden) were residing in the...
Crude oil imports from Russia nearly 14 percent lower in value since March
Prompted by European sanctions against Russia, the Netherlands imported less crude oil from Russia in the last ten months of 2022 than in the same period of 2021. Imports from other oil-producing...
Number of employed in the Caribbean Netherlands continued to rise in 2022
In 2022, the employed labour force aged 15 to 74 years in the Caribbean Netherlands increased by 9 percent to 15.7 thousand relative to 2020.
Driving licence ownership among young people not yet at pre-pandemic level
On 1 January 2023, over 11.5 million people were holding a Dutch car driving licence, 0.7 percent more than one year previously.
People moving from benefit to work via reintegration support (2007) (Dutch only)
Commissioned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW), the Centre for Policy Related Statistics has compiled a paper about the percentage of persons moving to regular employment within...
Young people relatively often choose secondary vocational education
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).
Again more people in paid employment in April
From February to April, the number of people in work aged 15 to 74 years grew further by 38 thousand per month on average, to 9.5 million in April.
More crude oil and coal shipments in Q2, fewer from Russia
In Q2 2022, the total volume of incoming and outgoing cargo to and from Dutch seaports increased to nearly 152 million tonnes. This is 2.5 percent up on the same quarter last year.