More businesses experience shortages of staff and materialsArticles
At the beginning of Q2 2022, staff shortages formed the largest obstacle for entrepreneurs in carrying out their business activities.
Are SMEs ready for big data?Other
Recent explorative research conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) shows that only a fraction of Dutch small
Innovation must come from SMEsOther
By combining of registers and other sources, CBS offers more insight into the patchwork of SMEs
Composition development of goods exports: exporter characteristicsFigures
Export growth and Contribution to total export growth Size independent SME's; SIC 2008; Multinationals and Export status
Business confidence down at the beginning of 2022Articles
At the beginning of 2022, business confidence declined after three consecutive quarters of growth. The mood did remain predominantly positive in most sectors.
Entrepreneurs more optimistic about 2022Articles
Dutch entrepreneurs expect higher investments, more turnover and higher staffing levels in 2022.
Innovation in small businessesOther
Innovation article on measuriing innovation in small businesses
Over 3 thousand companies exported to Russia in 2021Articles
In 2021, more than 3,000 enterprises in the Netherlands exported goods to Russia. Forty percent were active in wholesale trade and 10 percent in the machinery industry
Business confidence higher at start of third quarterArticles
Business confidence continued its upward climb at the start of the third quarter of 2021, reaching the highest level since measurements started in 2008.
Business survey Netherlands; quarterly, to size classesFigures
The underlying codinDevelopments, expectations and opinions of businesses Sector/Branches, size classes
Employment; sex, type of employment contract, size of company, cao-sectorFigures
Jobs and working hours broken down by cao-sector, sex, size of company and type of employment contract
Corporate data; turnover developments (growing and declining ), SIC 2008Figures
Businesses with a growth or decline in turnover Business activity and business size
Employment; sex; type of employment contract, size of company, SIC2008Figures
Jobs and working hours broken down by economic activity and information about employee and company.
COEN Business Survey NetherlandsOther
Introduction of The Business Survey Netherlands (COEN) presents the mood among Dutch entrepreneurs.
More optimism among entrepreneurs, but not in all sectorsArticles
At the beginning of Q2 2021, business confidence was cautiously positive for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus crisis, although manufacturers in many sectors are still gloomy.
Construction industry; turnover change, company size, index 2015=100Figures
Construction industry. Turnover: index 2015 = 100, change. Construction industry. Turnover, company size: index 2015 = 100, change.
Business survey Netherlands; quarterly, to sector/branchesFigures
Developments, expectations and opinions of businesses Sector/branches
Construction industry; turnover change, index 2015=100Figures
Construction industry. Turnover: index 2015 = 100, change. By activity (SIC 2008) and company size (all companies, 10 or more employed persons).
More than 2 million enterprises for the first timeArticles
In 2021, the total enterprise population in the Netherlands grew by 163 thousand or 8.5 percent, thereby exceeding 2 million for the first time as of 1 January 2022.