13 January, 2012

getting to know NL through statistics

Coming to the Netherlands soon ? Here is a short video to prepare you !
Generally speaking, loads of statistics are produced by the Statistics Netherlands Bureau (CBS) on a daily basis. But now part of this info is brought to you in an enjoyable (under 2-minute) video clip that will make this country a little more familiar to you.

In 1.5 minutes, this explanimation shows the Netherlands by numbers on a normal day. How many babies are born, how many people die, how many people get married or divorced, and how many move house?
For those who'd like to know more, the CBS site also provides worthwhile information in English.
In case this has whetted your appetite, here's more to familiarise yourself with all things Dutch: