Corona crisis still passing construction sector | NOW

The construction sector was not affected by the corona crisis in the first quarter. Not only did turnover turn out higher, the total building sum of permits for construction and renovation work also increased compared to the same period a year earlier. That reports the Central Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday. The construction sector, not … Read more

Hospitality negative outlier with sharpest decrease in number of vacancies ever NOW

The number of vacancies has fallen on an annual basis for the first time in seven years, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports Friday. The decline in the first quarter was also the largest decline ever recorded. Statistics Netherlands had 226,000 vacancies at the end of March. It was more than 60,000 less than a year earlier, … Read more

Population growth slowed in the first quarter, partly due to coronavirus outbreak NOW

The Dutch population has grown by around 15,500 people in the first quarter of 2020, more than 8,500 less than in the same period last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported on Wednesday. According to researchers, the corona crisis contributed to this. Partly due to the outbreak of the virus, nearly three thousand … Read more

CBS: One in five entrepreneurs can only do without income for three months NOW

One in five entrepreneurs estimated their own financial buffer at less than three months in 2019. This is reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) on Thursday in collaboration with TNO on the basis of the biennial Self-Employed Survey of Labor, which was conducted before the corona crisis. According to the results, surviving without … Read more

CBS: At the beginning of 2020, the Netherlands had a record number of catering establishments NOW

The Netherlands had 68,700 catering establishments on 1 January 2020, the highest number ever. This is reported by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) on Wednesday. At the beginning of 2020, our country had 32,900 eateries, 15,100 caterers, 10,200 caf├ęs and 10,500 accommodation providers such as hotels and campsites. The province of Zeeland had the … Read more