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  1. Net labour participation, 2018

    Indicator | 5 June 2019

    Net labour participation in the Netherlands rose slightly in 2018 compared to the previous year. Regional differences in labour participation are limited in general. Only… more

  2. Trends in ecological quality, 1994-2017

    Indicator | 6 December 2018

    Since 1994 the average ecological quality of all types of terrestrial ecosystems has declined. This decline has now been halted. In recent years, the average ecological quality of… more

  3. Habitat defragmentation measures for infrastructure, 2017

    Indicator | 5 December 2018

    At the end of 2017 114 of the 178 ecological barriers caused by national transport infrastructure had been removed and 46 partly removed by taking mitigation measures, such as the… more

  4. House prices, 2016

    Indicator | 31 May 2017

    House prices (excluding new construction) were 5.0 percent higher on average in 2016 than in 2015. House buyers paid an average 244 thousand euros for a house. For the third year… more

  5. Sea level: Dutch coast and worldwide, 1890-2014

    Indicator | 16 November 2016

    The sea level along the Dutch coast steadily rose by about 23 cm during the last 125 years, a change of 1.9 mm per year. This is roughly in line with the sea-level rise worldwide;… more

  6. Population growth, 2011-2016

    Indicator | 30 August 2016

    Population growth rates were high in the four major cities of the Netherlands from 2011 to 2016. There was a strong correlation between municipality size and population growth: in… more

  7. Regional economic growth, 2014

    Indicator | 6 July 2016

    Excluding the sector mineral extraction, the Dutch economy grew 1.6 percent in 2014, following two years of contraction. Economic growth including mineral extraction was only 1.0… more

  8. Land use in the Netherlands, 2012

    Indicator | 25 February 2016

    The Netherlands is a green country, with more than four fifths of its surface area used for recreation, agriculture, woodland and nature. However, spatial use varies greatly from… 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. 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

  11. Vacancy of office space, 1991-2015

    Indicator | 19 January 2016

    In the Netherlands, there is an oversupply of office space. On average, more than 17% of office space is unoccupied in 2015 and the percentage is still growing. There are regional… more

  12. Vacancy of retail space, 2004-2015

    Indicator | 19 January 2016

    There is an oversupply of retail shops in the Netherlands. On average, more than 9% of total shop floor area is unoccupied in 2015. The percentage has been on the rise since 2008,… more

  13. 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

  14. Ownership of housing stock, 2006-2014

    Indicator | 24 December 2015

    On 1 January 2014, there were 7.5 million houses in the Netherlands. This represents an increase of 7.1% compared with 1 January 2006. Since 2006 a slight increase was seen in… more

  15. Stocks of dwellings and non-residential premises, changes and utilisation functions, 2014

    Indicator | 9 October 2015

    On 31 December 2014, there were nearly 7.6 million dwellings in the Netherlands. In addition, there were over 1.1 million non-residential buildings including office and shop… more

  16. Unoccupied dwellings, 2013

    Indicator | 26 September 2014

    On 1 January 2013, more than 390 thousand homes in the Netherlands were unoccupied. This is 5 percent of all housing in the country. Four percent of one-family houses and eight… more

  17. 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

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