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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.
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
Presentation Monitor of well-being and the Sustainable Development Goals 2023
To ensure that everyone can share in the combination that the earth offers and the prosperity it can generate, and to ensure that the quality of life is improved for as many people as possible, the...
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.
8 in 10 businesses are improving sustainability
The majority (79 percent) of businesses have implemented measures this year to make their operations more sustainable.
Agricultural emissions lower than in 1995, no more decline in recent years
In 2021, most types of agricultural emissions were lower than in 1995, in spite of higher agricultural output. Reduction of greenhouse gas and nitrogen emissions has stagnated in recent years.
Dutch well-being: natural environment and social relations under pressure
Quality of life in the Netherlands today, well-being ‘here and now’, is high. However it not just as high for everybody in the country; well-being of young adults is lower than for the rest of the...
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).
Renewable energy share rose to 15 percent in 2022
In 2022, renewable energy accounted for 15 percent of gross national energy consumption. This was still 13 percent in the previous year.
Milk supply and dairy production by dairy factories
Milk supply by dairy farms, production of butter, cheese, milk powder, concentrated milk and whey powder
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...
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...
Netherlands closer to achieving sustainability goals
Second measurement of the Netherlands' progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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
Renewable energy; consumption by energy source, technology and application
Renewable energy; final consumption energy sources/techniques, energy application
Renewable electricity; production and capacity
Production and capacity of renewable energy Hydro power, wind energy, solar energy, biomass
Growth in organic livestock farming
The size of the organic farming sector increased again in 2018.
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.
Water use; industry and total private households
Tap water use, groundwater, surface water, industries, private household. Water use or abstraction by industry and type of water
Developing a material flow monitor for the Netherlands from national statistical data
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) developed a Material Flow Monitor (MFM) that captures national resource extraction, imports and exports, product flows between economic sectors, as well as emissions and...
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.
CBS Multi-annual Programme 2024-2028
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has made plans for the future based on discussions with stakeholders. The results are described in this Multi-annual Programme for 2024-2028.
Avoided use of fossil energy and emission of CO2
Renewable energy; avoided use of fossil energy energy sources/techniques, energy application