Nearly one-quarter of Dutch prepared to donate their organs

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 in News | 0 comments

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), nearly one-quarter in the Dutch population aged 12 years and older have given explicit permission for their organs or tissues to be transplanted after...

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Life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women elsewhere in Europe widening

Posted on Jan 2, 2016 in News | 2 comments

The life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women in other European countries is widening. Newborn Dutch girls have a life expectancy of 83.3 years (figures refer to 2014)....

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Home prices in the Netherlands jump 4 percent from year ago

Posted on Dec 21, 2015 in News | 4 comments

Prices of owner-occupied houses in the Netherlands (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.8 percent higher in November 2015 than in November 2014. This is the most substantial year-on-year...

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Dutch employment marginally down

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The number of people in paid employment has fallen by 13 thousand over the past three months. Fewer women hold paid jobs, and more women are unemployed. Altogether, 6.8...

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Dutch Economy Will Continue Stable Growth

Posted on Dec 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Economic growth is projected to increase to 2.1%. This growth will be carried by increasing household consumption and investments, and rising export levels. The restrictions on natural gas production...

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Dutch economy growing greener

Posted on Dec 7, 2015 in Features, News | 0 comments

As reported in Statistics Netherlands’ latest publication Green Growth in the Netherlands 2015, the Dutch economy has become ‘greener’ over the past 15 years. Out of the six different...

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Dutch producers more optimistic than most of their EU colleagues

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in News | 1 comment

On the basis of statistics provided by the European Commission, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that Dutch manufacturers are more positive than many of their European colleagues. The European producer...

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Dutch households spent one billion euros on security

Posted on Nov 24, 2015 in News | 1 comment

In 2014, spending on security in the Netherlands amounted to approximately 13 billion euros. Security expenditure increased until 2013 but then declined marginally. Average spending per capita last year...

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Dutch home and car sales increased

Posted on Nov 23, 2015 in News | 1 comment

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) announced that the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets grew by 12.1 percent in September 2015 relative to September 2014. The increase is again mainly...

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Rotterdam Named One of World’s Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2016

Posted on Nov 18, 2015 in Features, News | 1 comment

Rotterdam has been named one of the top cities in the world for travelers in 2016. The city receives the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016, the...

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