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Online purchases: more digital products and fewer physical goods
In 2022 ,74 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and up said they had purchased something online. This is less than last year, when 77 percent had made online purchases
Limited liability partnership
Agreement with no legal personality between two or more partners to run a business. There is no distinction between business assets and personal assets (no ‘separate estate’). The partners make an...
Comparing activity trackers to investigate physical activity
This paper describes the search for a sensor system that is accurately and validly capable to recognise physical activity and its intensity. Different methods to estimate the intensity of physical...
Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristics
Smoking, alcohol and drug use, being overweight, physical activity, sexual health, nutrition, health examination, giving informal care.
Almost 6 in 10 Dutch people do not have a religious affiliation
In 2021, 58 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 years and over stated they did not belong to a religious or ideological group.
Developing a material flow monitor for the Netherlands from national statistical data
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) developed a Material Flow Monitor (MFM) that captures national resource extraction, imports and exports, product flows between economic sectors, as well as emissions and...
Exporting services: challenges to start, and to expand
This publication looks at barriers to international trade in services. The first part focuses on the impact of trade barriers when it comes to the decision of firms to start exporting services to a...
Physical limitations prevent over-75s from leaving the house
On an average day in 2010, nearly half of over-75s were housebound. Physical limitations in particular prevented them from leaving the house.
Healthy life expectancy
The number of years a person of a certain age can expect to live in good health, assuming that the age specific chances on mortality and ill-health remain constant. Good health can be defined in four...
65-year-olds live longer without physical limitations, but suffer more from chronic diseases
The life expectancy for 65-year-olds has risen over the past three decades. They live longer and the period, during which they define their health as good after reaching the age of 65 is also longer....
Half of Dutch population meet physical activity guidelines
In 2019, almost half of the Dutch population aged 4 years and over complied with the standards for physical activity as set by the Health Council of the Netherlands.
Credit crisis has limited effects in 2007
Dutch financial institutions suffered only limited effects of the international credit crisis in 2007. The value of their financial assets diminished by only 32 billion euro as a result of lower...
Working women earn over 60 percent more than in 1977
In 2020, women in employment had an average gross annual income of slightly under 34 thousand euros. This was still less than 21 thousand euros in 1977. Most of the income rise occurred this century,...