Unique collaboration for big data researchOther
Description of activities of Center for Big Data Statistics
Satellite account for culture and media 2018Publications
Besides the contribution of culture and media to the Dutch economy and the different good, services and branches of industry playing a part here, the cultural and media goods and services are grouped into...
Follow-up study on detection of solar panels from earth observationOther
Earth observation by planes and satellites provide imagery data that may complement survey and register data.
Automatically detect solar panels with aerial photosOther
Solar power is an important renewable energy source. This article explains the research conducted by Statistics Netherlands to map the numbers and locations of solar panels more accurately using deep learning...
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.
Young CBS talent wins innovation awardOther
Close to 40 ideas were submitted for the innovation award; the jury, including several directors, selected four.
An innovative way to estimate solar energy yieldsOther
An innovative way to estimate solar energy yields
World Data Forum: from data to policyOther
The first World Data Forum was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 15 to 18 January this year.
Multilateral indices and the relaunch problemArticles
A complication of many modern price index methods is the relaunch problem: price changes due to product replacement are not properly measured. This paper compares three solution methods: clustering, imputation...
Topological anonymity in networksArticles
Statistics Netherlands has been investigating Network data as a source of new statistics. This implies new questions in the area of statistical disclosure control. In this paper a theory for measuring...
Maritime data: big data source with great potentialOther
A European project group led by Stastistics Netherlands is conducting a study on AIS-data
Innovative research into drone flight paths using CBS dataArticles
It’s hard to remember a time before unmanned aircraft – drones – took to the skies.
Extracting data on road network transportation from sensor data without sample designOther
Big data has received increasing attention across several disciplines in recent years. In official statistics, big data potentially enables us to produce statistics cheaper, faster, and on a higher level...
One important part of making official statistics is how to present the statistical information. The aim of data visualisation is to makes patterns in the data – such as changes, trends, deviations, correlations...
CBS Regional Data Centre/VeenendaalOther
A temporary data centre has been set up in the municipality of Veenendaal (Province of Utrecht) which is aimed at promoting data-driven working within the municipality.
Data by postal codeOther
CBS has a large amount of data at the level of the entire postal code (PC6).