National Statistics Office

Latest stories

4h
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 4 hours 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
5h
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 5 hours 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
6h
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 6 hours 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
21h
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 21 hours 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
1d
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 yesterday
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
3 related stories
1d
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 yesterday
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
3 related stories
1d
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 yesterday
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
4d
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 4 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
5d
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 5 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
5d
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 5 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
5d
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 5 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
6d
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 6 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
7d
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 7 days 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
7d
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 7 days 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
9d
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 9 days 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
10d
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 10 days 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
11d
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 11 days 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
11d
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 11 days 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
11d
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 11 days 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
12d
DutchNews.nl
Total care bill reached over €5,600 per person in 2015Healthcare costs in the Netherlands reached a dazzling €5,628 per person last y
Total care bill reached over €5,600 per person in 2015
DutchNews.nl / Posted 12 days ago
Healthcare costs in the Netherlands reached a dazzling €5,628 per person last year, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS. The total healthcare bill reached €95bn in 2015, a rise of 0.8% on 2014. Spending on care has now... Read more
13d
Times of Malta
Inflation drops, but still well above EU averageThe annual rate of inflation went down in Malta last month although it was stil
Inflation drops, but still well above EU average
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
The annual rate of inflation went down in Malta last month although it was still well above the EU average. The National Statistics Office said inflation in Malta as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices went down to 0.8 per cent, from... Read more
13d
CNBC
$50 oil is Goldilocks gift to Janet Yellen, central banks looking for inflationwho have been struggling to lift inflation from ultra-low levels. For example,
$50 oil is Goldilocks gift to Janet Yellen, central banks looking for inflation
CNBC / Posted 13 days ago
who have been struggling to lift inflation from ultra-low levels. For example, British consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 0.3 percent in April, even less than the 0.5 percent reported in March, the UK national statistics office said on May... Read more
14d
The Economic Times
France's public deficit and debt ratios for 2015 revised upwardPARIS: France's public deficit and public debt ratios for 2015 were revised upw
France's public deficit and debt ratios for 2015 revised upward
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
PARIS: France's public deficit and public debt ratios for 2015 were revised upward by the national statistics office INSEE on Tuesday as it adjusted its GDP estimates for the three past years. France had a public deficit of 3.6 percent of gross... Read more
14d
DutchNews.nl
Just one in five 'flexiworkers' opt for a flexible contractJust one in five people on a flexible employment contract works variable hours
Just one in five 'flexiworkers' opt for a flexible contract
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
Just one in five people on a flexible employment contract works variable hours and short periods by choice, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. This means 1.4 million people are working on flexible contracts when they would rather... Read more
15d
Daily Mail
Italy to DOUBLE child benefit to halt 'apocalyptic' fall in birth rateeconomy stagnating, the slump in productivity has increasingly affected potenti
Italy to DOUBLE child benefit to halt 'apocalyptic' fall in birth rate
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
economy stagnating, the slump in productivity has increasingly affected potential parents as well over the past five years, national statistics office ISTAT said. RELATED ARTICLES Donald Trump says he may not have 'a very good relationship'...The... Read more
3 related stories
18d
DutchNews.nl
Dutch economic growth continues: strongest rise in 12 monthsThe Dutch economy grew by 0.5% in the first three months of 2016, compared with
Dutch economic growth continues: strongest rise in 12 months
DutchNews.nl / Posted 18 days ago
The Dutch economy grew by 0.5% in the first three months of 2016, compared with the previous quarter, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. This is the strongest growth of the past 12 months, the CBS said. Compared with the first... Read more
19d
DutchNews.nl
As the economy picks up, the long-term jobless total is down by 57,000for more than a year in the Netherlands has fallen by around 20% compared with
As the economy picks up, the long-term jobless total is down by 57,000
DutchNews.nl / Posted 19 days ago
for more than a year in the Netherlands has fallen by around 20% compared with a year ago, according to new figures from national statistics office CBS. In the first three months of this year, 232,000 people had been looking for a job for more... Read more
19d
DutchNews.nl
One in four home leavers return to live with mum and dadOne in four youngsters who leave home return to their parents house within five
One in four home leavers return to live with mum and dad
DutchNews.nl / Posted 19 days ago
One in four youngsters who leave home return to their parents house within five years, according to new figures from national statistics office CBS. In the 1970s, just one in 10 youngsters boomeranged back home after a spell living on their own, the... Read more
20d
DutchNews.nl
Dutch pork exports hit record level, near one billion kilosa factory farm. Photo: Depositphotos The Netherlands exported nearly one billi
Dutch pork exports hit record level, near one billion kilos
DutchNews.nl / Posted 20 days ago
a factory farm. Photo: Depositphotos The Netherlands exported nearly one billion kilos of pork last year, according to the national statistics office CBS. In total, pork exports reached 944 million kilos, a 6% rise on 2014 and a new record. In... Read more
21d
Manila Bulletin
No reports of discrepancies yet in election results — Comelecautomated count and manual count will be the same. Bautista further noted that
No reports of discrepancies yet in election results — Comelec
Manila Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
automated count and manual count will be the same. Bautista further noted that this year’s sample was tripled since the National Statistics Office said the sample survey would be better and more credible if the sample size is bigger. In the... Read more
4 related stories
21d
Times of Malta
More cars on the roadreaching 349,386 at the end of last March. This was 0.7 per cent more than in
More cars on the road
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
reaching 349,386 at the end of last March. This was 0.7 per cent more than in the previous quarter, according to the National Statistics Office. The NSO said 79.3 per cent were passenger cars, 13.7 per cent commercial vehicles and six per... Read more
21d
DutchNews.nl
Fewer bankruptcies again in Aprilof companies declared bankrupt in the Netherlands fell again in April, accordin
Fewer bankruptcies again in April
DutchNews.nl / Posted 21 days ago
of companies declared bankrupt in the Netherlands fell again in April, according to preliminary data published by the national statistics office CBS. In total, 355 businesses went bust last month, fifteen fewer than in March. The number of... Read more
21d
DutchNews.nl
Dutch rate of inflation fell to zero in AprilThe Dutch inflation rate fell to zero in April, largely due to the low oil pric
Dutch rate of inflation fell to zero in April
DutchNews.nl / Posted 21 days ago
The Dutch inflation rate fell to zero in April, largely due to the low oil price, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. The last time no overall increase in prices was recorded was in January 2015 and before that, December 1987. The... Read more
21d
DW
German exports pick up, but outlook vague |German exports rose by 1.9 percent in March month-on-month, the National Statis
German exports pick up, but outlook vague |
DW / Posted 21 days ago
German exports rose by 1.9 percent in March month-on-month, the National Statistics Office (Destatis) reported Tuesday, with monthly shippings abroad amounting to 107 billion euros ($122 billion). It was the biggest monthly increase in half a year... Read more
22d
Times of Malta
90% in cruise line passenger traffic; Malta welcomes new shipfirst quarter of this year, an increase of 90 per cent over the same period of
90% in cruise line passenger traffic; Malta welcomes new ship
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
first quarter of this year, an increase of 90 per cent over the same period of 2015. According to figures published by the National Statistics Office, these vessels carried more than 670,000 passengers, up by 30 per cent from 2014. The cruise ship... Read more
22d
Times of Malta
Trade deficit falls in March, but widens in year to datecoming from the trade bloc. That figure however was €55.9 million less than in
Trade deficit falls in March, but widens in year to date
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
coming from the trade bloc. That figure however was €55.9 million less than in the corresponding period last year. National Statistics Office international trade figures revealed that the trade deficit stood at €178 million in March, down... Read more
22d
DutchNews.nl
Fewer Dutch home births, but fewer are going wrong as wellThe paper bases its claim on calculations by national statistics office CBS whi
Fewer Dutch home births, but fewer are going wrong as well
DutchNews.nl / Posted 22 days ago
The paper bases its claim on calculations by national statistics office CBS which said in 2014 and 2015, 6.4% of women planning a home birth ended up in hospital. In 2010 and 2013, the figure was 13%. The CBS used the annual health inquiry which is... Read more
22d
DutchNews.nl
More children are growing up in low income familiesthe Netherlands were growing up in a household where the income was considered
More children are growing up in low income families
DutchNews.nl / Posted 22 days ago
the Netherlands were growing up in a household where the income was considered to be too low for every day necessities, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. The number of poor families has been rising since 2010. Of the 421,000... Read more
25d
Times of Malta
Arts Council Malta strategy: 53 of 70 actions in progressyears. As part of its research programme, it was working on a national survey o
Arts Council Malta strategy: 53 of 70 actions in progress
Times of Malta / Posted 25 days ago
years. As part of its research programme, it was working on a national survey on cultural participation together with the National Statistics Office and the Valletta 2018 Foundation. Other long-term projects were also being designed. These... Read more
25d
The Manila Times
Tao of Grace Poemental illness causes disability for prolonged periods that affect both the ind
Tao of Grace Poe
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
mental illness causes disability for prolonged periods that affect both the individual and his community. A 2000 National Statistics Office survey found that there were 88 cases of mental illness for every 100,000 people. Too, the survey... Read more
26d
Times of Malta
Employment upwhen compared to the same month last year, while registered part-time employmen
Employment up
Times of Malta / Posted 26 days ago
when compared to the same month last year, while registered part-time employment as a primary job rose by 4.2 per cent, the National Statistics Office said. The NSO said that, according to administrative data provided by the ETC, the labour supply... Read more
26d
DutchNews.nl
Dutch bike exports near €800m, top EU export leagueNetherlands is Europe’s largest exporter of bicycles, with exports rising in va
Dutch bike exports near €800m, top EU export league
DutchNews.nl / Posted 26 days ago
Netherlands is Europe’s largest exporter of bicycles, with exports rising in value 14% last year to €793m, according to the national statistics office CBS. In total, Dutch bikes – most of which were made locally – accounted for 25% of the EU’s bike... Read more
26d
DW
German tax revenue to rise considerably |due to high employment and a robust labor market. Experts from the Finance Min
German tax revenue to rise considerably |
DW / Posted 26 days ago
due to high employment and a robust labor market. Experts from the Finance Ministry, the central bank (Bundesbank) and the National Statistics Office (Destatis) said Wednesday tax revenues until 2020 would likely be 42.4 billion euros ($48.7... Read more
29d
DutchNews.nl
Last year's police strike was the longest of 2015There were 27 strikes in the Netherlands last year, the most official downing o
Last year's police strike was the longest of 2015
DutchNews.nl / Posted 29 days ago
There were 27 strikes in the Netherlands last year, the most official downing of tools since 2006, according to the national statistics office CBS. The strikes involved 42,000 workers and resulted in the loss of 48,000 working days. There have only... Read more
1m
Times of Malta
Tax revenue up by almost €80 millionof 2016 outperforming last year's already positive results, the Finance Ministr
Tax revenue up by almost €80 million
Times of Malta / Posted a month ago
of 2016 outperforming last year's already positive results, the Finance Ministry said today. Figures released by the National Statistics Office show that tax revenue increased by €36.3 million over the same period of last year. Income tax... Read more
m
Daily Herald
Spanish economy keeps up growth with 0.8 percent in Q1grew by 0.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the previous three month
Spanish economy keeps up growth with 0.8 percent in Q1
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
grew by 0.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the previous three months, its 11th consecutive growth figure. The National Statistics Office said Friday the economy grew 3.4 percent over the past 12 months. Spain emerged from recession in... Read more
m
Times of Malta
Consolidated fund shortfall grows by €38 millionmillion was registered in the government’s consolidated fund between January an
Consolidated fund shortfall grows by €38 million
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
million was registered in the government’s consolidated fund between January and March, according to data released by the National Statistics Office. The NSO said that compared to the first quarter of last year, recurrent revenue registered a... Read more
m
DutchNews.nl
One in 10 children was in social services spotlight last yearNetherlands had some form of contact with social workers or other help agencies
One in 10 children was in social services spotlight last year
DutchNews.nl / Posted 1 months ago
Netherlands had some form of contact with social workers or other help agencies last year, according to new figures from national statistics office CBS. The figures cover psychiatric help, behavioral issues, mental health concerns and problems... Read more
m
Island Packet
Spanish economy keeps up growth with 0.8 percent in Q1grew by 0.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the previous three month
Spanish economy keeps up growth with 0.8 percent in Q1
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
grew by 0.8 percent in the first quarter compared with the previous three months, its 11th consecutive growth figure. The National Statistics Office said Friday the economy grew 3.4 percent over the past 12 months. Spain emerged from recession in... Read more

People in this news