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585 additional organic farms since 2015
Relative to 2021, the total area under organic farming in the Netherlands this year has increased by 3.6 percent to slightly over 80 thousand hectares. This is 59.0 percent more than in 2015.
Monitor of Well-being & the Sustainable Development Goals 2022
How is well-being in the Netherlands developing? The Monitor of Well-being & the SDG’s 2022 examines the economic, ecological and social aspects of well-being in the Netherlands and the results for...
Green Deal: CBS working with partners for sustainable development data
Across the world, there is an increasing need for information on climate change and energy transition, environmental quality and circularity, and nature and biodiversity.
Circular economy and the Sustainable Development Goals
The results of a study into the SDGs and the circular economy, about how these different perspectives can influence each other positively or negativelyare
Monitor sustainable agricultural commodities
This report contains results on sustainability of the production chain of palm oil, soy, wood and coffee. These results are monitored by others, but the methods used have been validated by Statistics...
First study of well-being Caribbean Netherlands shows mixed picture
Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius are on the right track in terms of poverty reduction, one of the internationally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
CBS highlights well-being theme in ministerial budgets
At the request of the Dutch Cabinet, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) publishes the Monitor of Well-being & the Sustainable Development Goals annually on Accountability Day (May).
Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output
Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as...
People with low education and migration background have lowest levels of well-being
People in the Netherlands with low levels of education and those with a migration background have lower levels of well-being than those with higher education and those without a migration background.
Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressure
it is becoming more difficult to maintain this level of well-being. Many elements of Dutch natural capital are showing systemic deterioration, with increasing pressure on plant and animal...
Household and farm water usage surged in 2018
In 2018, drinking water consumption by Dutch households increased by 7 percent relative to one year previously. The agricultural sector used considerably more water than in 2017 (150 percent).