Crime rate marginally downArticles
The proportion of Dutch aged 15 years and older who report to have beenvictims of common crimes like vandalism, violence and property offences hasbeen reduced marginally last year to just over 25 percent,...
13 people a day die after a fallArticles
In 2018, a total of 4,628 people in the Netherlands died due to an accidental fall, nearly 600 more than in the previous year. This comes down to 13 fatal falls per day on average.
People feel less unsafeArticles
The proportion of Dutch aged 15 years and older who occasionally felt unsafe in 2011 was marginally lower than one year previously. The proportion who reported they had been victims of common crime hardly...
Inhabitants of the Caribbean Netherlands usually feel safeArticles
In 2013, more than 25 per cent of the population in the Caribbean Netherlands felt sometimes unsafe. Half of the population is of the opinion that there is no crime and 40 per cent that there is little...
Breast cancer mortality further downArticles
Breast cancer mortality declined further in 2007. For the first time, breast cancer claimed fewer victims among women than lung cancer.
Traffic death toll marginally up in 2011Articles
Last year, 661 people died in road accidents in the Netherlands, i.e. a 3.3 percent increase from 2010 with 640 fatal accidents. The death toll was particularly high among older cyclists.
Small companies less affected by cyber attacksArticles
Small enterprises are less likely to fall victim to cyber attacks than large enterprises.
More deaths among cyclists than car occupants in 2017Articles
In 2017, more cyclists than car occupants died in traffic accidents, of whom 1/4 on an e-bike.
Traffic death toll up by 11 percent in 2018Articles
In 2018, 678 people died in traffic accidents in the Netherlands. This is 65 more than in the previous year. Traffic mortality was mainly up among occupants of passenger cars, cyclists and mobility scooter...
The use of within-subject experiments for estimating measurement effects in mixed-mode surveysArticles
The estimation of measurement effects (MEs) of survey modes in the presence of selection bias poses a great problem to methodologists. We present a new method to estimate MEs by means of “within-subject...
More young suspectsArticles
In 2005, more than 3 percent of people aged between 12 and 25 were questioned by the police as crime suspects, as against 2 percent five years ago.
Fire services; assistance, object and activities 1985-2013Figures
Assistances by the fire brigade by object and activities, divided by regions, provinces and size of cities
Deaths; accidents, residents, 1996-2017Figures
Dutch residents died in the given year due to an accident mainly traffic accidents, accidental falls, drowning or poisoning
More suicides in recent yearsArticles
A total of 1,525 people committed suicide in the Netherlands last year.