Dutch employment and unemployment are both rising

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Dutch employment has been growing strongly recently. The Dutch unemployment rate has also been rising. In January 2015, the number of...

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Wind power most important source of renewable energy in the Netherlands

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in News | 0 comments

For the first time, wind is the main energy source for renewable energy in the Netherlands. In 2014, wind turbine generated electricity...

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The Netherlands exports over 9 million roses per day

Posted on Feb 14, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Statistics Netherlands announced this week that Africa accounts for 85 percent of imported roses. Kenya and Ethiopia are the main...

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Dutch women over 50 don’t want to fall in love anymore

Posted on Feb 14, 2015 in News | 1 comment

Are Dutch women over 50 doomed to loneliness and a lack of love? According to survey results released by Statistics Netherlands this week,...

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Fewer people emigrating from the Netherlands

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The number of native Dutch emigrants and the share of potential native Dutch emigrants have both declined since 2008. Those who want to...

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Dutch Women Prefer City Life To Suburban Life

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

According to latest numbers from Statistics Netherlands, in the past few years, major Dutch cities have gained more women than they did...

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More Dutch people going into retirement after 65

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

More than half of employees are 65 years or older at retirement according to recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands. The...

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Two-income families on the rise in the Netherlands

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Dutch households that have one “breadwinner” and one “homemaker” certainly still exist, but they are becoming increasingly rare. The...

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Amsterdam investigates feasibility of prostitutes running their own businesses

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Amsterdam College of Mayor and Alderpersons has finalised plans to launch a feasibility study into self-managed prostitution...

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The Netherlands among the first countries to comply with latest IMF statistical standards

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Netherlands officially complies with the new, highest standards of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the compilation and...

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