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  1. Use of renewable energy for transport, 2005-2019

    Indicator | 8 September 2020

    Since 2007, the use of renewable energy for transport has increased, because petrol and diesel suppliers are obliged by law to supply renewable energy. Since 2017 the share of… more

  2. Wind energy capacity, 1990-2019

    Indicator | 8 September 2020

    In 2019 Dutch wind energy capacity (4,5 thousand megawatts) increased by 2% compared to 2018. … more

  3. Nature and Landscape Index

    Indicator | 5 August 2015

    The Nature and Landscape Index (Index NL) shows the quality of natural areas and landscapes and the way the quality is developing. This index replaces the 'nature target types'… more

  4. Environmental quality of surface water and natural areas, 1990-2010

    Indicator | 25 June 2014

    The environmental quality of surface water and natural water areas has improved, but is often not enough to ensure their sustainable conservation. Dutch policy aims to create… more

  5. Energy savings in the Netherlands, 2000- 2010

    Indicator | 20 May 2014

    The energy saving rate in the Netherlands averaged 1.1 percent a year between 2000 and 2010. Although national energy savings declined following the start of the financial crisis… more

  6. Noise levels in homes due to road and rail traffic, 2000-2010

    Indicator | 20 May 2014

    More than 7,000 homes in the Netherlands experience noise from traffic on highways that exceeds the permissible level. Another 6,000 homes experience excessive noise levels from… more

  7. Employment and the live/work ratio by municipality, 2013

    Indicator | 5 February 2016

    In 2013, almost 17% of all the jobs in the Netherlands were located in the four major cities. Relatively more people worked than lived in urban areas.… more

  8. Competitiveness of Dutch regions and sectors, 2010

    Indicator | 20 May 2014

    The main competitors of Dutch industry are primarily located in large, high-density regions with good national accessibility and international connectivity. … more

  9. Accessibility indicator: access by car in 2012

    Indicator | 5 February 2016

    The general picture is that car accessibility (the door-to-door as-the-crow-flies travel speed), in 2012 in the morning rush hour barely differs from the evening rush hour. Car… more

  10. Changes in passenger and freight mobility, 2000-2012

    Indicator | 15 January 2016

    Total passenger mobility (measured in kilometres travelled) increased by about 4% in the Netherlands between 2000 and 2012. Stabilisation was seen after 2007, in particular in… more

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