Environmental Data Compendium
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  • Green tax revenues, 2001-2015

    Indicator | 12 September 2016

    In 2015 revenues from green taxes were 19.9 billion euros, 3.3 percent more than in 2014. The revenues increased since 2001 by 39 percent. In 2015 the... more

  • Green tax revenues, 1987-2012

    Indicator | 12 September 2016

    Revenues from green taxes in 2012 (preliminary data) has decreased compared with 2011. Revenues from green taxes have more than doubled since the end of... more

  • Road traffic: volume trends and environmental pressure, 1990-2015

    Indicator | 5 September 2016

    Implemented measures resulted in a decrease in emissions of particulate matter and nitrogen oxides, despite an increase in the number of vehicle... more

  • Greenhouse gas emissions, 1990-2015

    Indicator | 5 September 2016

    In 2015 greenhouse gas emissions (preliminary data) were 5 per cent higher than in 2014. The level of the emissions was 12 per cent under the Kyoto... more

  • Population growth, 2011-2016

    Indicator | 29 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... more

  • Manure surplus in agriculture, 1970-2014

    Indicator | 23 August 2016

    In 2014, the nitrogen surplus in agricultural sector was 5 percent below the level recorded in 2013, whereas the phosphate surplus had virtually... more

  • Dutch biodiversity footprint, 1990 - 2010

    Indicator | 5 August 2016

    The total Dutch biodiversity footprint increased by 11 percent between 1990 and 2000 and has decreased since then. Compared to 1990 the footprint in 2010... more

  • Red List Indicator, 1995 - 2015

    Indicator | 29 June 2016

    In recent years, circumstances for various plant and animal species seem to have improved to some degree.

  • Regional economic growth, 2014

    Indicator | 29 June 2016

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

  • Net labour participation, 2015

    Indicator | 29 June 2016

    The labour participation in the Netherlands has not changed in 2015 relative to the preceding year. In general, regional differences are small, although... more

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