CBS conducts a wide range of studies on developments and backgrounds in the social and economic spheres of society. Statistical Trends is the online platform to bring the results of these studies to the spotlight in more detailed, informative articles.
Historic drop in turnover accommodation and food servicesArticles
IIn 2020, the turnover decline in the accommodation and food services sector amounted to 33.9 percent year-on-year.
Construction; category of purpose of new buildings, building phase, regionFigures
Building costs, region, new buildings by building phase by region, new buildings by category of purpose
Construction; costs of buildings, building phase, type of clientFigures
Building costs, type of client, new buildings by building phase by type of client, new buildings by category of purpose
Wholesale trade; turnover change, index 2015=100Figures
Wholesale trade; turnover index, 2015=100 By activity (SIC 2008).
Retail turnover almost 6 percent down in JanuaryArticles
In January 2021 the Dutch retail sector recorded 5.9 percent year-on-year turnover decline.
Retail trade; turnover changes internet sales, index 2015=100Figures
Internet sales retail trade. Turnover: index 2015 = 100, change. By activity (SIC 2008).
Retail trade; turnover changes, index 2015=100Figures
Retail trade. Turnover: index 2015 = 100, change By activity (SIC 2008).
Motor vehicles and motorcycles trade; turnover change, index 2015=100Figures
Motor vehicles and motorcycles trade. Turnover: index 2015 = 100, change. By activity (SIC 2008).
COVID-19 impact on labour and incomeOther
The coronavirus crisis affects nearly the entire population of the Netherlands and will certainly be reflected in CBS statistics that are to be published.
Entrepreneurs still pessimistic about export positionArticles
At the beginning of 2021, Dutch entrepreneurs had a predominantly negative opinion about exports for the fourth consecutive quarter, despite less pessimism among manufacturers compared to the previous quarters.
Dutch government policy from the perspective of the SDGsArticles
In May 2016 the Dutch Cabinet presented its approach to implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Netherlands.
Netherlands Business survey, region, monthFigures
Realisations, expectations and opinions Dutch Business Survey Production, turnover, orders, prices, workforce, stocks, ec. climate
Globalisation Week presentationsOther
How do Dutch enterprises act in response to resurgent global protectionism and to what extent has their trade been affected by (raised) import tariffs?
Unemployment rate down to 3.6 percentArticles
In January, there were 337 thousand unemployed, equivalent to 3.6 percent of the labour force. From November through January, unemployment declined by an average of 23 thousand per month.
Earnings and labour volume; export flows, countriesFigures
Earnings, employment, Contribution to gross domestic product Transactions in goods and services, countries
Coronavirus crisis FAQsOther
What data are available at CBS on the effects of the corona virus outbreak in the Netherlands? The impact of reduced mobility on economic branches and social activities will be monitored here
Vacancies;SIC 2008;private sectorFigures
Unfilled vacancies, new vacancies and filled vacancies by economic activities (SIC 2008), private firms
Carribean Netherlands, Bonaire; import and export values, SITCFigures
Import, export value and trade balance of Bonaire according to SITC classification.
Carribean Netherlands; import and export values per islandFigures
Import, export values and trade balance of Carribean Netherlands per island (Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius).
Drop in import value lowers Caribbean Netherlands’ trade deficitsArticles
In 2020, all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands recorded a year-on-year decrease in their goods trade deficit. St Eustatius saw the sharpest decline, followed by Bonaire and Saba.
Household spending 11.9 percent down in DecemberArticles
Consumers spent 11.9 percent less in December 2020 than in the same month last year.