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More vehicle traffic than ever in the Netherlands
Dutch vehicle traffic reached unprecedented levels in 2017. The total annual mileage by road users including passenger cars, delivery vans, heavy goods vehicles and buses amounted to 147.6 billion...
Nearly 13 thousand COVID-19 deaths up to November 2020
From March to October 2020 inclusive, altogether 12,872 people in the Netherlands died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Passenger traffic at Dutch airports levelling off
In Q2 2019, a total of 21.8 million passengers flew to and from the Netherlands. This is 2.7 percent more than in Q2 2018. The total weight of transported cargo was 9.4 percent lower than one year...
Cause of death
A distinction is made between primary and secondary causes of death. The primary cause of death is the disease, situation or event that started the chain of events resulting in death. Consequences or...
New steps in big data for traffic and transport statistics
Is it possible to combine new data sources, like road sensors in motorways, GPS data and camera footage with information from questionnaires?
Four out of ten people bothered by traffic
In 2007, 37 percent of people in the Netherlands reported being bothered by traffic in the neighbourhood where they lived. Most of the problems concerned speeding, but traffic noise and aggressive...
Traffic sector invests substantially more in environmental measures
Some 653 million euro was invested in the traffic sector to protect the environment in the Netherlands in 2007. This is 60 percent more than in 2005.
10 percent more deaths than expected in 2021
In 2021, nearly 171 thousand deaths were recorded. This is 16 thousand (10 percent) more than the expected number for last year. There was excess mortality in every age group. Flevoland, Zeeland and...