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Extracting data on road network transportation from sensor data without sample design
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...
Sensor data improves flash estimate for inland shipping
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...
Green Deal: CBS working with partners for sustainable development data
Across the world, there is an increasing need for information on climate change and energy transition, environmental quality and circularity, and nature and biodiversity.
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...
What is synthetic data?
Synthetic data simulate characteristics of the relationships between people and objects (e.g. a school or a neighbourhood) so that a real-life situation can be reconstructed without identifying the...
Proximity to facilities; distances by car, sub-municipal data 2021
Distances to and number of facilities: healthcare, retail, leisure, schools and culture per municipality, district and neighbourhood
CBS experiments with agricultural sensor data
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...
CBS reclassifies migration data after thorough external consultations
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has recently been working on a new classification according to origin for migrants in the Netherlands and for migrant children who were born in the Netherlands.