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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.

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Agriculture; crops, livestock and land use by general farm type, region

Agricultural census; crops, livestock, land use and corresponding number of holdings by general farm type and region

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Employment in the sustainable energy sector

The sustainable energy sector accounted for 0.73 percent of total employment in 2016.

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What is sustainability?

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

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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...

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8 in 10 businesses are improving sustainability

The majority (79 percent) of businesses have implemented measures this year to make their operations more sustainable.

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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.

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Ecological agriculture and farming of animals

Production in agriculture and horticulture without the use of fertiliser and chemical pesticides.

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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

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

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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...

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Milk supply and dairy production by dairy factories

Milk supply by dairy farms, production of butter, cheese, milk powder, concentrated milk and whey powder

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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).

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Renewable electricity; production and capacity

Production and capacity of renewable energy Hydro power, wind energy, solar energy, biomass

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Renewable energy; consumption by energy source, technology and application

Renewable energy; final consumption energy sources/techniques, energy application

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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).

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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...

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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.

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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...

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Households used more water in 2020, companies less

In 2020, mains water consumption in the Netherlands was up by more than 2.5 percent on the previous year.

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Statistics Netherlands identifies links between SDGs and circular economy

How do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the circular economy interact with each other?

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Netherlands closer to achieving sustainability goals

Second measurement of the Netherlands' progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Growth in organic livestock farming

The size of the organic farming sector increased again in 2018.

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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).

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Arable crop area 2 percent larger

In 2022, the agricultural area devoted to arable crop farming has increased by 10.5 thousand hectares (2.0 percent) to 536 thousand ha.

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