Heerlen introduces digital rewards for local participationArticles
How do you encourage residents to get involved in their local community?
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...
Well-being; core indicators, background characteristicsFigures
(Un)happiness and (dis)satisfaction with aspects of life Gender, age, migration background and other characteristics
Fewer young adults say they are happyArticles
In 2021, a share of 81 percent in the population aged 18 to 24 said they were happy. This was still 91 percent in 1997.
Statistics Netherlands identifies links between SDGs and circular economyArticles
How do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the circular economy interact with each other?
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 yearsArticles
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
How the mathematics of complex systems contributes to statisticsArticles
On Wednesday 20 October 2021, Professor Frank Pijpers gave his inaugural lecture on Empirical explorations of a complex society at the University of Amsterdam.
Innovative research into drone flight paths using CBS dataArticles
It’s hard to remember a time before unmanned aircraft – drones – took to the skies.
Dutch digital skills at the top in EuropeArticles
The Netherlands ranks among the top of EU countries with the largest share of inhabitants who are proficient in using the internet, computers and software (digital skills).
Using complexity science to understand social problemsArticles
On 1 January 2021, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) senior methodologist Frank Pijpers was appointed Professor of Complexity for Official Statistics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
How will the population of the Netherlands develop in the future?Other
This table presents the total population and population developments in the Netherlands.
1 in 5 young workers experience work-related stressArticles
Of all young people between the ages of 15 and 25 in paid employment, 21 percent reported regular or frequent work-related stress in 2021.
Economic growth of 0.9 percent in Q4 2021Articles
Gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0.9 percent in Q4 2021 relative to the previous quarter.
CBS reclassifies migration data after thorough external consultationsArticles
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.
Fewer young volunteers in 2019Articles
In 2019, fewer people aged 12 to 24 yrs volunteered than in previous years. Girls are more likely active in care services while boys are more active in sports associations. The main motivation for young...
Most Eritrean, Syrian status holders from 2015 living in the NetherlandsArticles
Of all people with Syrian or Eritrean nationality who applied for asylum in the Netherlands in 2015, more than 9 in 10 were living independently within a municipality at the end of June 2021.
Economic outlook more positiveArticles
IAs of January, the economic situation according to the CBS Business Cycle Tracer has improved.
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.
Economy in Q1 2022 the same size as in the previous quarterArticles
According to the first quarterly estimate , gross domestic product (GDP) remained virtually unchanged in Q1 2022 relative to the previous quarter.
Economic growth of 1.0 percent in Q4 2021Articles
According to the second quarterly estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), in Q4 2021 Dutch gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 1.0 percent relative to Q3 2021. Growth amounted to 0.9...
More visitors to Bonaire in third quarterArticles
In Q3 2021, the number of visitors arriving by air in the Caribbean Netherlands almost tripled compared to the same period a year earlier.
Economic outlook less positiveArticles
In December, the economic situation according to the CBS Business Cycle Tracer has deteriorated.
Employment; economic activity, quarterly, National AccountsFigures
Employed persons, jobs, hours worked, also with seasonal correction employee or self-employed, economic activity