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heraldscotland
Knight Frank central belt expansion prompted by record profitssay.” The global group, headquartered in London, has revealed that in the five
Knight Frank central belt expansion prompted by record profits
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
say.” The global group, headquartered in London, has revealed that in the five-year period to year-end 2016, its Edinburgh office grew turnover by 300 per cent, while staff numbers doubled in its Edinburgh commercial team. In Glasgow, revenues... Read more
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Times of Malta
First-time buyers' scheme, IIP among factors causing strong growth in property pricesoverall growth rate of 6.3 per cent in 2015. Growth in advertised house prices
First-time buyers' scheme, IIP among factors causing strong growth in property prices
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
overall growth rate of 6.3 per cent in 2015. Growth in advertised house prices has been strong since the end of 2013. The National Statistics Office Property Price Index, which is based on actual transactions involving apartments, maisonettes and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Migration: just 106 boat arrivals in all 2015Irregular migration to Malta fell by a massive 81.4 per cent in 2015 when compa
Migration: just 106 boat arrivals in all 2015
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
Irregular migration to Malta fell by a massive 81.4 per cent in 2015 when compared to the previous year, National Statistics Office figures show. 106 such migrants arrived on Maltese shores during the past year. Practically all (99.1 per cent) were... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Refugee stream continues to tail off, fewer arrive in May than a year agoseekers coming to the Netherlands fell to 1,430 in May, half the figure of May
Refugee stream continues to tail off, fewer arrive in May than a year ago
DutchNews.nl / Posted 5 days ago
seekers coming to the Netherlands fell to 1,430 in May, half the figure of May 2015 but 105 up on April, according to national statistics office CBS. Of that total, 360 were family members coming to join close relatives who have been given... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch earned €20bn on exports to Britain last year€20.5bn last year exporting goods and services to Britain, the equivalent of 3%
Dutch earned €20bn on exports to Britain last year
DutchNews.nl / Posted 7 days ago
€20.5bn last year exporting goods and services to Britain, the equivalent of 3% of GDP, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS. This makes the UK the Netherlands’ second most important export market after Germany.... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
One in five Dutch children don't live with their fatherin five children in the Netherlands do not grow up in the same household as the
One in five Dutch children don't live with their father
DutchNews.nl / Posted 7 days ago
in five children in the Netherlands do not grow up in the same household as their father, according to new figures from national statistics office CBS. Twenty years ago, 13% of children under the age of 16 did not live with their fathers. The... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Half of Dutch welfare claimants can't or won't work: CBSAlmost half the 450,000 people claiming welfare benefits don’t want to work or
Half of Dutch welfare claimants can't or won't work: CBS
DutchNews.nl / Posted 8 days ago
Almost half the 450,000 people claiming welfare benefits don’t want to work or say they are too sick to do so, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. By law, all welfare (bijstand) claimants are supposed to look for work and councils... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More elderly women will live alone as single person households soarare currently some three million single person households in the Netherlands an
More elderly women will live alone as single person households soar
DutchNews.nl / Posted 8 days ago
are currently some three million single person households in the Netherlands and that number is set to grow sharply, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. In particular, there will be a large increase in the number of single women... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Filipinos want inefficient Embassy staff replacedare required to duly accomplish the application form supported with birth certi
Filipinos want inefficient Embassy staff replaced
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 9 days ago
are required to duly accomplish the application form supported with birth certificate security paper ((SECPA) issued by the National Statistics Office (NSO) or certified true copy of birth certificate. Applicant must also submit a joint birth... Read more
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Times of Malta
Castille Square - a ‘reserved parking’ havenwas turned from an abandoned site into a parking place serving various governme
Castille Square - a ‘reserved parking’ haven
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
was turned from an abandoned site into a parking place serving various government officials and public entities like the National Statistics Office and the Trade Department. Though the spokesman pointed out that all reserved spaces were... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch grocery bills are cheapest in western EuropeThe Netherlands is the cheapest place in western Europe to buy food, with price
Dutch grocery bills are cheapest in western Europe
DutchNews.nl / Posted 9 days ago
The Netherlands is the cheapest place in western Europe to buy food, with prices 2% under the EU average, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. All other western European countries are more expensive than the Netherlands. Prices in... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Amsterdam house prices continue to soarcontinue to soar and the average square metre price is 26% higher than a year a
Amsterdam house prices continue to soar
DutchNews.nl / Posted 11 days ago
continue to soar and the average square metre price is 26% higher than a year ago, according to new research from the national statistics office CBS. House buyers are now paying an average of €4,190 per square metre for a home in the capital,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Poles outnumber Antilleans thanks to EU expansionAntilleans in terms of numbers and are the second largest EU migrant group behi
Poles outnumber Antilleans thanks to EU expansion
DutchNews.nl / Posted 11 days ago
Antilleans in terms of numbers and are the second largest EU migrant group behind the Germans, who number 360,000, national statistics office CBS reported. In 2004 there were around 35,000 Poles living in the Netherlands. The number has... Read more
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Times of Malta
Household Budgetary data to be released at end of yearthe Household Budgetary Survey will be released at the end of this year, six ye
Household Budgetary data to be released at end of year
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
the Household Budgetary Survey will be released at the end of this year, six years since the latest published results. The National Statistics Office yesterday told this newspaper that data for the latest survey was collected between April 2015 and... Read more
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Sun Star
Child labor remainsand Employment-Davao Regional Director lawyer Joffrey Suyao said that based on
Child labor remains
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
and Employment-Davao Regional Director lawyer Joffrey Suyao said that based on the findings of the survey conducted by the National Statistics Office commissioned by ILO in 2011, there are around 114,000 child laborers all over the region and these... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More children attend daycare after three years of declineThere has been a rise in the number of children in daycare for the first time i
More children attend daycare after three years of decline
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
There has been a rise in the number of children in daycare for the first time in three years, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. In total, the government paid childcare benefits for 767,000 children last year, a 1.6% increase on 2014... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More couples opt for a registered partnershipThe number of couples opting for a registered partnership rather than a marriag
More couples opt for a registered partnership
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
The number of couples opting for a registered partnership rather than a marriage continues to rise, the national statistics office said on Friday. Last year, almost 13,000 registered partnerships were signed, a rise of 2,500 on 2014. Marriage still... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New digital ministry to replace ICT in SeptemberCommunication Technology (ICT) Ministry. The new ministry will take over all r
New digital ministry to replace ICT in September
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry. The new ministry will take over all responsibilities from the ICT Ministry, the National Statistics Office, the Thai Meteorological Department, the Software Industry Promotion Agency, the Electronic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Trade deficit in April upcorresponding month in 2015. Imports increased by €59.6 million while exports
Trade deficit in April up
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
corresponding month in 2015. Imports increased by €59.6 million while exports decreased by €78.7 million, according to the National Statistics Office. The increase in the value of imports was primarily due to mineral fuels, lubricants and related... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Young families are leaving the cities for nearby townsyoung families have moved out of the Netherlands bigger cities for nearby towns
Young families are leaving the cities for nearby towns
DutchNews.nl / Posted 15 days ago
young families have moved out of the Netherlands bigger cities for nearby towns and villages over the past two years, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. The population shift mainly includes well-off families with children under... Read more
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Times of Malta
Real GDP up by 5.2 per cent in Q1: NSOterms in the first quarter of 2016 when compared to the corresponding period la
Real GDP up by 5.2 per cent in Q1: NSO
Times of Malta / Posted 16 days ago
terms in the first quarter of 2016 when compared to the corresponding period last year, provisional figures issued by the National Statistics Office have shown. Total GDP amounted to €2,185.6 million, an increase of €153.4 million from the amount... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch agricultural exports reach new recordDutch farmers exported produce worth €81.3bn last year, an all-time record, the
Dutch agricultural exports reach new record
DutchNews.nl / Posted 18 days ago
Dutch farmers exported produce worth €81.3bn last year, an all-time record, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. Including agricultural machinery, fertilisers and other essentials, total exports reached almost €90bn, the CBS said. The... Read more
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Times of Malta
Minimum wage: getting by on €728 a monthout in Spain and Slovenia, is way ahead of most countries in eastern Europe but
Minimum wage: getting by on €728 a month
Times of Malta / Posted 19 days ago
out in Spain and Slovenia, is way ahead of most countries in eastern Europe but is half that in Ireland and Germany. The National Statistics Office estimates that the number of minimum wage earners stood at 3,241 last year. This is around two per... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Anything for a livingThey seem to be unaware of the existence of acids in the buri tree trunks which
Anything for a living
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
They seem to be unaware of the existence of acids in the buri tree trunks which can adversely affect their skin. The National Statistics Office says that there are currently some 5.5 million child laborers aged 5-17-years in the country.... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The kidnapping of a Mexican footballer ends well, surprisinglyare easy targets. But official numbers greatly understate the problem. Accordi
The kidnapping of a Mexican footballer ends well, surprisingly
Namibia Economist / Posted 21 days ago
are easy targets. But official numbers greatly understate the problem. According to the most recent crime survey by the national statistics office, 103,000 kidnappings occurred in 2014. This suggests that 98% are not reported, perhaps because... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Surfing grannies: Almost 50% of the Dutch over-75s are now active onlineSome 1.2 million people in the Netherlands, or 8% of the population, have never
Surfing grannies: Almost 50% of the Dutch over-75s are now active online
DutchNews.nl / Posted 21 days ago
Some 1.2 million people in the Netherlands, or 8% of the population, have never used the internet, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. Most of them are elderly pensioners, but almost 50% of the over 75s are active online, the survey... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
NLA approves establishment of Digital Ministrysociety and economy. The agency will have its own ministerial and permanent sec
NLA approves establishment of Digital Ministry
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
society and economy. The agency will have its own ministerial and permanent secretary offices and also supervise the National Statistics Office, the Thai Meteorological Department and the new office of the Digital Commission for Social... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand: Over 10 million children in nation’s workforce, 85,000 in high-risk jobsA SURVEY carried out by Thailand’s National Statistics Office shows there were
Thailand: Over 10 million children in nation’s workforce, 85,000 in high-risk jobs
Asian Correspondent / Posted 21 days ago
A SURVEY carried out by Thailand’s National Statistics Office shows there were more than 10 million children in the Southeast Asian nation’s workforce last year, with more than 85,000 working in hazardous conditions. Many of the children in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bosnian Serbs warn against publishing 2013 census resultsconference on the issue with Ivanic. Dodik said he would order his regional st
Bosnian Serbs warn against publishing 2013 census results
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
conference on the issue with Ivanic. Dodik said he would order his regional statistics office to stop cooperating with the national statistics office if it did not change the way it processes census data. The EU has said the data would not be... Read more
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Times of Malta
Property index rises 2.6% - apartments account for 74.1% of transactionsa rise of 2.6 per cent in the first three months of this year compared with the
Property index rises 2.6% - apartments account for 74.1% of transactions
Times of Malta / Posted 23 days ago
a rise of 2.6 per cent in the first three months of this year compared with the corresponding period last year. The National Statistics Office said the main driver was a rise of 2.6 per cent in the Apartments Index compared with the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Goods and services have gone up 45% in price over 20 yearsDutch consumers are paying an average 45% more for goods and services than they
Goods and services have gone up 45% in price over 20 years
DutchNews.nl / Posted 23 days ago
Dutch consumers are paying an average 45% more for goods and services than they did 20 years ago, the national statistics office CBS said in a new report on Wednesday. The report shows the cost of services, such as restaurants, train tickets and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Government debt rises to €5,620.7 million, cost of debt decreasesThe government debt amounted to €5,620.7 million, or 63.9 per cent of GDP at th
Government debt rises to €5,620.7 million, cost of debt decreases
Times of Malta / Posted 24 days ago
The government debt amounted to €5,620.7 million, or 63.9 per cent of GDP at the end of last year. Data issued by the National Statistics office shows that the growth rate in the debt was consistent with the previous year, but debt servicing costs... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Syrian refugees boost welfare claims as diplomas go unrecognisedThe number of people claiming welfare benefits rose by 11,000 to 459,000 over t
Syrian refugees boost welfare claims as diplomas go unrecognised
DutchNews.nl / Posted 24 days ago
The number of people claiming welfare benefits rose by 11,000 to 459,000 over the first three months of this year, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. The total number of claims has been boosted by the arrival of Syrian refugees, who... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Sharp drop in under-16s smoking, but they take up the habit in their 20shas dropped sharply over the past few years but there has been no real reductio
Sharp drop in under-16s smoking, but they take up the habit in their 20s
DutchNews.nl / Posted 24 days ago
has dropped sharply over the past few years but there has been no real reduction in smoking rates in other age groups, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. At the end of the 1990s some 10% of the under 16s smoked, but that has now... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Top economists urge Duterte to put up nat’l ID systemand make the current system of governance more efficient. Every Filipino must
Top economists urge Duterte to put up nat’l ID system
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
and make the current system of governance more efficient. Every Filipino must have a birth certificate registered with the National Statistics Office/ Philippine Statistics Authority, the FEF said. “Presently, numerous Filipinos, many of whom are... Read more
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The Star
Strikes, protests pose new headache for Paris tourismof Gross Domestic Product and over 13 percent of that of the Ile-de-France regi
Strikes, protests pose new headache for Paris tourism
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
of Gross Domestic Product and over 13 percent of that of the Ile-de-France region, which includes Paris. Data published by national statistics office INSEE this month showed that nearly six months after the Paris attacks, foreign visitors still... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Strikes, protests pose new headache for Paris tourismof Gross Domestic Product and over 13 percent of that of the Ile-de-France regi
Strikes, protests pose new headache for Paris tourism
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
of Gross Domestic Product and over 13 percent of that of the Ile-de-France region, which includes Paris. Data published by national statistics office INSEE this month showed that nearly six months after the Paris attacks, foreign visitors still... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Today's pensioners will live for 20 years after retiring65 are likely to live for a further 20 years, an increase of five years on 1956
Today's pensioners will live for 20 years after retiring
DutchNews.nl / Posted 25 days ago
65 are likely to live for a further 20 years, an increase of five years on 1956 when the state pension was introduced, national statistics office CBS said on Monday. Women are likely to reach the age of 86 while men will live to just over 83,... Read more
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Times of Malta
Increase in recurrent revenue, government total expenditure downGovernment’s Consolidated Fund between January and April registered a deficit o
Increase in recurrent revenue, government total expenditure down
Times of Malta / Posted 28 days ago
Government’s Consolidated Fund between January and April registered a deficit of €77.5 million. The National Statistics Office said that compared to last year, recurrent revenue registered an increase of €14.3 million while total expenditure went... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More millionaires: 107,000 Dutch households are worth more than €1mWikimedia Commons The number of millionaire households in the Netherlands rose
More millionaires: 107,000 Dutch households are worth more than €1m
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
Wikimedia Commons The number of millionaire households in the Netherlands rose slightly to 107,000 in 2014, according to national statistics office CBS. The 5,000 rise in the number of millionaires means 1.4% of Dutch households now hold assets... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Green energy use creeps up marginally, EU targets a long way offused 2% more energy last year but the proportion of sustainable energy rose jus
Green energy use creeps up marginally, EU targets a long way off
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
used 2% more energy last year but the proportion of sustainable energy rose just 0.3 percentage point to 5.8%, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. This means the Netherlands is still a long way off its European target of... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Just 3% of Dutch girls plan to work full time when they become mothersJust 3% of Dutch girls plan to carry on working full time after they have child
Just 3% of Dutch girls plan to work full time when they become mothers
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
Just 3% of Dutch girls plan to carry on working full time after they have children, according to a new report from the national statistics office CBS. Over half of them want to give up work altogether or work no more than one or two days a week when... Read more
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Times of Malta
Tourists staying in Malta longertourist villages in March increased by 9.7 per cent and 11.6 per cent respectiv
Tourists staying in Malta longer
Times of Malta / Posted 30 days ago
tourist villages in March increased by 9.7 per cent and 11.6 per cent respectively compared to the same month in 2015. The National Statistics Office said total guests in such accommodation numbered 124,061, while total nights spent amounted to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Inflation downof inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index last month went down to 0.41
Inflation down
Times of Malta / Posted a month ago
of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index last month went down to 0.41 per cent, from 0.53 per cent in March. The National Statistics Office said the monthly inflation rate registered in April was 0.56 per cent, down from 0.66 per cent the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Freelancers less likely to suffer from burnout; are happier at workthan people who work for a boss, even though they often do physically more diff
Freelancers less likely to suffer from burnout; are happier at work
DutchNews.nl / Posted a month ago
than people who work for a boss, even though they often do physically more difficult work, according to a new report by the national statistics office CBS and TNO research institute. The research, which involved around 1,000 people who are self... Read more
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Market Watch
Cuba’s cigar industry isn’t ready for its American momentand 2014, to 21,733 acres, and annual tobacco production declined 21%, to about
Cuba’s cigar industry isn’t ready for its American moment
Market Watch / Posted 1 months ago
and 2014, to 21,733 acres, and annual tobacco production declined 21%, to about 20,000 tons, according to the most recent data from Cuba’s national statistics office. Cuba exported 91 million cigars in 2014, down 58% from 2006. More from MarketW... Read more
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The Manila Times
We, the people, saw criminality trebled—but not big and foreign mediaof Central America. We did not make up those facts. We were just using figures
We, the people, saw criminality trebled—but not big and foreign media
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
of Central America. We did not make up those facts. We were just using figures from the Philippine National Police, the National Statistics Office, and the 2015 ranking made by the “Global Peace Index” of 162 countries. The last mentioned is... Read more
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Times of Malta
Unemployment down among all age groups in Aprilcompared to April last year, registrants for work decreased irrespective of how
Unemployment down among all age groups in April
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
compared to April last year, registrants for work decreased irrespective of how long they had been registering, the National Statistics Office said. The largest decrease was recorded among persons who had been registering for over one year.... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
House prices continue to rise, but still 14% below their peakprices in the Netherlands are continuing to rise but still remain some 14% belo
House prices continue to rise, but still 14% below their peak
DutchNews.nl / Posted 1 months ago
prices in the Netherlands are continuing to rise but still remain some 14% below their August 2008 peak, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. In April house prices rose by an average of 4.2%, slightly down on March’s... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
More Dutch 17-year-olds have a driving licence18 in 2011. At the same time, the number of teenagers with a moped licence has
More Dutch 17-year-olds have a driving licence
DutchNews.nl / Posted 1 months ago
18 in 2011. At the same time, the number of teenagers with a moped licence has dropped from 11% to just under 10%, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. The 2toDrive scheme allows teenagers to start lessons at 16 and take the test... Read more
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