Nearly 240 thousand bullying victims in 2021Articles
In 2021, nearly 2 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 years and over reported they had been bullied in the previous year.
Deaths; murder and manslaughter, crime scene in The NetherlandsFigures
Persons died as a result of murder or manslaughter by location and method crime scene located in the Netherlands (residents or non-residents)
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.
People with low education and migration background have lowest levels of well-beingArticles
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.
More prison detainees in 2021Articles
In 2021, the number of people held in detention rose on the previous year. However, it declined when observed a longer period. This is evident from new figures released by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
Deaths; suicide (residents), various themesFigures
Victims of suicide by marital status, method, motives, age and sex among the Dutch population, absolute figures and per 100 000 persons
Assistance (mainly practical) to direct and indirect victims of offences, road traffic accidents and other calamities, consisting in completion of forms, support with legal matters and referral to the...
External causes of deathOther
Survey on deaths caused by murder and manslaughter, suicide and accidents
Fewer road traffic deaths in 2021Articles
In 2021, 582 people in the Netherlands died as a result of road traffic accidents. This is 28 fewer than in 2020 and the lowest number since 2015.
Person or body against whom a punishable act is directed, or who has directly been affected by the consequences of a criminal offence.
Fewer fatal drownings in 2021Articles
In 2021, altogether 80 Dutch residents died due to drowning in open water, or in or around the house.
Someone aged over 12 who has experienced one or more of the types of common crime in the 12 months preceding the survey.
Temporary residence permits; purpose of stay and nationalityFigures
First granted residence permits, asylum and motiv Nationality
Nearly 2.5 million people victims of cybercrime in 2021Articles
In 2021, nearly 2.5 million people in the Netherlands aged 15 or older (17 percent of the population) said they had fallen victim to cybercrime. Most victims encountered online scams and fraud.
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
Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressureArticles
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 biodiversity,...
Fewer homicides in 2020, but more young people killedArticles
In 2020, there were 121 victims of murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands, 4 fewer than in 2019.
The Netherlands in numbers, 2021 editionPublications
The Netherlands in numbers (2021 edition) answers 36 questions about our country by means of images and text.
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectorsFigures
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection