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Number of vacancies plummets

There was a dramatic reduction in the amount of unfilled vacancies by 54 thousand in the fourth quarter of 2008 relative to the third quarter.

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Job growth continues into fourth quarter 2008

The number of jobs of employees grew by 108 thousand in the fourth quarter of last year relative to the same quarter of 2007. Employment also grew relative to the third quarter.

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More people adopt healthier lifestyle

In recent years, the Dutch have adopted a more healthy lifestyle. The percentage of smokers and heavy drinkers has marginally declined.

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Within Europe, antibiotics use lowest in the Netherlands

Among European countries, the Netherlands prescribed the lowest volume of antibiotics (2013) while Greece prescribed the highest. Within the Netherlands, there are regional differences in the volume...

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No further increase in number of suicides over 2014

In 2014, 1,835 inhabitants of the Netherlands ended their own lives, on average five per day. The suicide rate did not go up for the first time in years. Six in ten people who committed suicide were...

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Agricultural exports under pressure

In the first four months of 2015, the value of agricultural exports was 2.7 percent down from the same period last year. The value of exports of dairy, cattle and meat fell substantially. Exports of...

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Fewer vintage cars after introduction of new road tax regime

At the beginning of 2015, nearly 300 thousand cars in the Netherlands were aged 25 years or older, 14 thousand fewer than one year previously. The number of 25 to 40-year-old diesel and LPG-powered...

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manufacturing output again above last year's level

According to Statistics Netherlands, the average daily output generated by Dutch manufacturing industry in April 2015 was 0.9 percent up from April 2014.

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Shift towards more productive firms mainly in ICT-intensive sectors

ICT has had a positive effect on the Dutch economy between 2000 and December 2010. Firms became more productive in sectors where ICT is used intensively.

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Number of passengers travelling through Dutch airports breaks 60 million barrier

For the first time in history, the number of passengers travelling through Dutch airports broke the 60 million barrier last year; 90 percent of them travelled through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The...

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manufacturing output up again, after five months of decline

According to Statistics Netherlands, the average daily output generated by Dutch manufacturing industry was 1.6 percent higher in March 2015 than in March 2014. This is the first increase after five...

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manufacturing output marginally down in February

According to Statistics Netherlands, the average daily output generated by Dutch manufacturing industry was 0.2 percent lower in February 2015 than in February 2014. The decline was less substantial...

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export value fractionally lower in 2014

Goods exports were 0.25 percent lower in the first ten months of 2014 than in the same period in 2013. Lower market prices were the main reason for this.

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More and more people take medicines

In 2004 the number of people in the Netherlands taking prescribed or unprescribed medicines increased further. Contraceptive pill use among women continued to decline. People had fewer GP contacts...

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Inflation in December down to lowest level in more than 5 years

The inflation fell from 1.0 percent in November to 0.7 percent in December, the lowest level since October 2009.

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More immigrants from EU countries

On 1 January 2012, the population of the Netherlands totalled more than 16.7 million persons, an increase by 70 thousand from 1 January 2011.

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modest decrease investments

Statistics Netherlands announced today that the volume of investment in tangible fixed assets was 0.4 percent lower in November 2014 than in November 2013. The modest decrease is mainly caused by...

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Job vacancies rise further

The number of job vacancies in the Netherlands rose further in the second quarter of 2004. After adjustment for seasonal effects there were 121 thousand vacancies at the end of June. This is 8...

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Disposable household income falls again

Real disposable income of Dutch households was 1.1 percent lower in 2013 than in 2012. The decrease was smaller than in 2012, when disposable income fell by 2.2 percent. The decrease in 2013 was...

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Exports up again

The volume of exports of goods was 1.9 percent up in June 2014 from June 2013, after a 3.0 percent drop in May. The volume of imported goods was 1.9 percent down from twelve months previously. The...

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