Asylum and integration 2021Publications
Annual study of register data on reception and integration of asylum migrants arriving in the Netherlands since 2014, 2014-2020
Sharp drop in traditional crimeArticles
In 2020, registered crime was down by 2 percent on the previous year. Certain types of traditional crime in particular, including pickpocketing (-47 percent), domestic burglary (-23 percent) and shoplifting (-13 percent), showed a decline.
Data alliance between CBS and National Rapporteur on TraffickingArticles
Human trafficking and sexual violence against children are extremely serious crimes that have disruptive effects on the lives and well-being of victims.
Annual Report Youth Monitor: key indicators 2015-2019Articles
In 2019, more young people were receiving youth care than in 2015.
Trainees seek out new data sourcesArticles
Our team was tasked with finding out how the dark web can be used to source information for new statistics on digital crime.
Fact sheets (and underlying tables) are used to describe (juvenile) crime and relevant background characteristics of the municipality at a glance.
More murder and manslaughter victims in 2017Articles
In 2017 there were 158 victims of murder and manslaughter in the Netherlands, including 112 men and 46 women. There were 108 victims in 2016.
Detention on remandOther
Detention in a detention centre before the court hearings start. This is generally applied to suspects of...
Drop in recorded and encountered crimeArticles
In 2017, 23% fewer crime victims than in 2012. Police recorded crime per inhabitant dropped by 30%.
Further drop in crime suspect ratesArticles
In 2017, fewer crime suspects were registered by the police than in 2016: a decrease of 11 percent.
Further drop in registered crime and suspect ratesArticles
The crime rate has fallen since 2007: fewer registrations, suspects, criminal court cases and victims.
Special procedures in criminal cases, 1990-2016Figures
Financial compensations to former suspects and pardons. Compensations due to wrongful incarceration and costs of being a suspect.
Spending on security slightly down in 2014Articles
In 2014, total spending on security in the Netherlands amounted to approximately 13 billion euros. Security expenditure increased up until 2012 inclusive but showed a slight decline after that. Average spending per capita last year was slightly over 750 euros.
1 in 10 crime suspects is a foreigner without fixed abodeArticles
In 2013 nearly one in five registered crime suspects was a foreigner. Over half of this group, one in ten crime suspects, had no fixed abode within the Netherlands. They were tourists, seasonal labourers, illegal residents and traveling criminal gangs. There has been a sharp increase in the number of Eastern Eur0pean suspects since 2007.
Fewer young crime suspectsArticles
In 2012, 66 thousand young people in the age category 12-24 were arrested on suspicion of having committed at least one criminal offence, i.e. a reduction by nearly one third relative to 2007. The most substantial reduction occurred among underage suspects. Proportionally, most young people arrested by the police are living in the major cities.
School careers of Rotterdam 6-21-year-olds, 2007-2011 (extension of previous study) (Dutch only)Figures
Custom-made tables on education and personal characteristics of 6-21-year-olds in Rotterdam in 2007 and 2011. Extension of a study conducted in 2013. In addition to the custom-made tables, in regression analysis, the relationship is examined between a number of education and personal characteristics. The regression results are available on request. Commissioned by: Verwey-Jonker Institute.
Level of education, social benefits claimants and crime suspects by 4-digit postcode zone, 2011-2012 (Dutch only)Figures
Custom-made tables on the level of education, social benefits claimants and the number of crime suspects among inhabitants by 4-digit postcode zones in 2011-2012. Commissioned by: Ministry of Finance.
Education level of persons suspected of violence against homosexuals in the period 2009-August 2013 (Dutch only)Figures
Custom-made table regarding the highest education level of persons suspected of violence (or having threatened to use violence) against homosexuals in the period 2009-August 2013. Results are available on request. Commissioned by: National Police Services Agency (Korps landelijke politiediensten).
Security costs 780 euros per personArticles
Spending on crime prevention and fighting crime, corruption and harassment topped 13 billion euros in 2012. This comes to 780 euros per person. Spending on security has been about the same since 2009.
Nationalities of detained suspects in 2008, 2010 and 2012 (Dutch only)Figures
Custom-made tables regarding non-Dutch nationals detained on suspicion of having committed a crime broken down by nationality and type of crime in 2008, 2010 and 2012. Results are available on request. Commissioned by: Panteia.
Fewer young crime suspectsArticles
According to the police, 262 thousand persons were once or more than once suspected of criminal activities in 2011, a decline by 20 percent relative to 2007. The crime rate fell noticeably among native Dutch and young people.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 25 February - 1 March 2013 (Week 9).
Crisis hits non-western foreigners harder than native DutchArticles
The annual report on integration published today shows that the economic crisis is having serious effects on people in the Netherlands with a non-western foreign background. The report (English summary available) presents a picture of integration of people with a foreign background in Dutch society.
Dutch society 2012: repercussions of the crisisArticles
These and other facts are presented in De Nederlandse Samenleving 2012, Statistics Netherlands’ report on society in the Netherlands (available in Dutch only). The book gives a picture of prosperity and well-being in the Netherlands today, including differences between population groups and regions.