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...
Correcting survey measurement with road sensor dataOther
Time-based diary surveys collect data over specified time intervals and impose a heavy response burden.
Comparing activity trackers to investigate physical activityArticles
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 activity...
New steps in big data for traffic and transport statisticsOther
CBS now makes statistics about road traffic intensities purely on the basis of road sensors
Sensor data improves flash estimate for inland shippingOther
Innovative research has been carried out to see whether data from Rijkswaterstaat’s Information and Safety System (IVS) can be used to improve the added value and production value of inland shipping in...
Inferring network traffic from sensors without a sampling designOther
The use of non-probability data as a primary data source in official statistics is currently an active field of research.
Unique collaboration for big data researchOther
Description of activities of Center for Big Data Statistics
Sensor Data Challenge 2021: experimenting with smart sensorsArticles
The third Sensor Data Challenge took place on 22 and 23 April 2021.
CBS and Utrecht University start innovative survey networkOther
The research focuses primarily on surveys using mobile devices
Statistics Netherlands, city of Eindhoven join forces to launch first CBS Urban Data CenterOther
CBS and the city of Eindhoven have embarked on a unique joint project
Expansion of maritime statistics: sea routes and cargoOther
Expansion of maritime statistics: sea routes and cargo
Population forecast, Caribbean Netherlands 2022-2050Articles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has compiled a new population forecast based on recent data for the municipalities of the Caribbean Netherlands. This paper outlines the most important findings and differences...
Innovating statistics with data challengesArticles
The end of last year saw the second edition of the Big Data Meets Survey Science conference online: the BigSurv20.
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universitiesArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.
Coronavirus pandemic increases urgency of new data sources for CBSArticles
Society’s need to describe complex phenomena - such as the consequences of an economic crisis - is growing exponentially.
HICP 13.6 percent higher in AugustArticles
According to the European Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), inflation stood at 13.6 percent in August, as reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). This was 11.6 percent in July.
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.
HICP 11.6 percent higher in JulyArticles
Inflation according to the HICP stood at 11.6 percent in July, as reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). It stood at 9.9 percent in June.
HICP 10.2 percent up in MayArticles
According to the HICP, the Dutch inflation rate stood at 10.2 percent in May 2022. This was 11.2 percent in April.
Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National AccountsFigures
Employed persons, jobs, hours worked, also with seasonal correction employee or self-employed, economic activity
Built-up area expanding at the cost of farmlandArticles
The area of land in use for housing, industry and infrastructure increased by 200 square kilometres from 2013 to 2020. The area of land in use for agriculture shrank by 244 sq km. The total area of nature...
CBS experiments with agricultural sensor dataArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is continuously innovating, also in the field of business data collection. We are permanently on the look-out for new data sources and alternative ways of collecting data,...