Fewer young burglarsArticles
In 2021, over 2 thousand people were registered as house burglary suspects, 24 percent fewer than in the previous year.
A crime is solved when the police knows who at least one suspect is, even if that suspect is on the run or denies having committed the crime.
Before prosecution starts this is the person who, on the grounds of facts or circumstances, is suspected of having committed a punishable act. Once prosecution has started it is the person against whom...
Deaths; underlying cause of death (shortlist), sex, ageFigures
Deaths among the Dutch population by main primary causes of death, age (at time of death) and sex
Regional impact of COVID-19Other
The recent coronavirus outbreak affects virtually all people in the Netherlands. Certainly, the effects will also be visible in statistics that are being produced by Statistics Netherlands in the future.
The process-verbal registered at the office of the public prosecutor charging one suspect.
Decision by the Public Prosecution Service to dismiss the case against a suspect on political or technical grounds.
Judgement in a defended caseOther
Final decision in a court case where the suspect/parties appeared in court. Sentence by default.
Verdict of guiltyOther
Verdict by a judge who considers the charges by the public prosecutor proven and punishable and considers the suspect punishable.
Verdict by a judge who feels there is no proof that the suspect committed the crime he/she was charged with by the public prosecutor.
Detention on remandOther
Detention in a detention centre before the court hearings start. This is generally applied to suspects of serious crimes, punishable by at least four years in jail, or when there is a security risk or...
Male homicide rate up in 2021Articles
In 2021, a total of 126 people fell victim to murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands, 5 more than in 2020.
In criminal and sometimes in administrative law, a settlement on an offence that is not too serious, proposed by the public prosecutor. Usually a fine payable by the suspect.
Taking somebody into custody for a maximum of four days on the orders of the public prosecutor when the time allowed to hold a suspect for questioning (six hours) is insufficient.
Under age suspectOther
Someone who was under 18 at the time he/she committed a crime. Simpler kinds of criminal behaviour are often dealt with in HALT programs. Nobody under the age of 12 can be prosecuted.
Dismissal on technical groundsOther
Decision by the public prosecutor not to take action because the prosecution is unlikely to lead to a conviction (for instance due to lack of evidence or because the fact or the suspect is not punishable).
Deaths; cause of death (extensive list), age and sexFigures
Number of deaths in the population of the Netherlands by main underlying cause of death (extensive list of 'three digit codes'), by age and sex
Fact sheets (and underlying tables) are used to describe (juvenile) crime and relevant background characteristics of the municipality at a glance.
Detained under a hospital orderOther
Measure in criminal justice where the judge orders that a crime suspect who has mental or physical problems must be treated or counselled or nursed in an appropriate facility outside the prison system....
1,420 COVID-19 deaths in Q2 2022Articles
In the second quarter of 2022, a total of 1,420 people died due to COVID-19. This is almost 2 thousand fewer than in the first quarter, when the death toll stood at 3,564.
3,480 COVID-19 deaths in Q1Articles
In the first quarter of 2022, a total of 3,480 people died due to COVID-19. This represents 8.1 percent of all deaths in that 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.