International experts apply yardstick to Statistics NetherlandsArticles
Just recently, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) was the subject of an official Peer review, executed by the European Statistical System (ESS).
Minister presented with ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and Figures 2022’ publicationArticles
On 31 August 2022 Liesje Schreinemacher, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, was presented with the new Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publication ‘Dutch Trade in Facts and...
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,...
People with low education and migration background have lowest levels of well-beingArticles
People in the Netherlands with low levels of education and those with a migration background have lower levels of well-being than those with higher education and those without a migration background.
Study uses AIS data to investigate how ships affect underwater wildlifeArticles
Some 90% of all the products traded around the world are transported by ship.
What is sustainability?Other
Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
CBS highlights well-being theme in ministerial budgetsArticles
At the request of the Dutch Cabinet, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publishes the Monitor of Well-being & the Sustainable Development Goals annually on Accountability Day (May).
Agricultural exports exceeded 100 billion euros in 2021Articles
Exports of agricultural goods are estimated to have reached 104.7 billion euros in 2021, setting a new record.
Call for fair, trustworthy AI in the public sphereArticles
Governments are using artificial intelligence (AI) on an ever-increasing scale and for diverse purposes, from streamlining traffic flows to tackling complex social challenges such as the energy transition,...
International trade; import and export values key figuresFigures
Import and export value of goods key figures; classification according to SITC (sections) and groups of countries.
CBS successfully updates application landscape with PhoenixArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has worked step-by-step towards a new application landscape in recent years.
Privacy Proof Certificate for CBSArticles
This certificate confirms that all company and personal data held by CBS are demonstrably well protected.
The importance of reliable data in times of crisisArticles
The COVID-19 crisis has brought with it a great need for reliable data, and national statistical offices (NSOs) are playing an important role in this regard.
CBS expertise on large enterprises in high demandArticles
The Dutch economy relies to a great extent on multinationals and large companies which operate worldwide.
Information security and privacy are an ongoing priority for CBSArticles
Information security and privacy are permanently high on the agenda at Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
Distribution of well-being in 2020 similar to 2019Articles
Well-being is not equally distributed in the Netherlands.
Well-being stable despite coronavirus, but nature under pressureArticles
The year 2020 was defined by the coronavirus pandemic. Covid-19 is confirmed to have claimed 17.4 thousand lives in the Netherlands last year, and another 2.7 thousand deaths had covid-19 as probable cause...
Quality of Dutch exports in global top 5Articles
The Netherlands is in fourth position in the global IMF ranking of export quality.
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniquesArticles
The statutory task of Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is to carry out high-quality statistical research for the government sector and academia.
Sensor Data Challenge 2021: experimenting with smart sensorsArticles
The third Sensor Data Challenge took place on 22 and 23 April 2021.
Heerlen introduces digital rewards for local participationArticles
How do you encourage residents to get involved in their local community?
Research into fair and explainable algorithmsArticles
In Dutch society, more and more decisions are being made by automated systems that use algorithms.
Agricultural exports staying rootedArticles
Despite the coronavirus crisis, Dutch agricultural exports grew by an estimated 1 percent in 2020 relative to the previous year.