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).
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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,...
CBS successfully updates application landscape with PhoenixArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has worked step-by-step towards a new application landscape in recent years.
Quality report on Unemployment Benefits StatisticsOther
The aim of this report is to explain the aim, process, method and publication policy in the production and use of the unemployment benefits statistics to the users. We also focus on the quality of the...
Quality report on BOP, ITSS and FDI statistics 2017Other
Quality report on Balance of Payments (BOP), International Trade in Services Statistics (ITSS) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) statistics 2017.
Register of museums that meet the basic quality criteria. Its aim is to show, safeguard and improve the quality of the Dutch museums and preservation of the cultural heritage.
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.
New Quality Criteria for Integrating New Data and Methods in StatisticsOther
This paper aims to elicit a discussion of the existence of a paradigm shift in official statistics through the emergence of new (unstructured) data sources and methods that may not adhere to established...
Privacy Proof Certificate for CBSArticles
This certificate confirms that all company and personal data held by CBS are demonstrably well protected.
Quality report on Labour Disablement Benefits StatisticsOther
The aim of this report is to explain the aim, process, method and publication policy in the production and use of the disablement benefits statistics to the users. We also focus on the quality of the output.
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.
Information security and privacy are an ongoing priority for CBSArticles
Information security and privacy are permanently high on the agenda at Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
CBS expertise on large enterprises in high demandArticles
The Dutch economy relies to a great extent on multinationals and large companies which operate worldwide.
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...
Sensor Data Challenge 2021: experimenting with smart sensorsArticles
The third Sensor Data Challenge took place on 22 and 23 April 2021.
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.
Heerlen introduces digital rewards for local participationArticles
How do you encourage residents to get involved in their local community?