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October 24, 2017

In 2015, the median purchasing power of Bonaire’s local population improved by 3.6 percent.  The purchasing power of employed people improved by 4.4 percent, while it rose by  2.5 percent for the unemployed. One-parent households saw the mo...

October 2, 2017

During the months October and November of this year, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) will conduct the Omnibus survey on Bonaire. Interviewers of CBS will go to the randomly selected persons to administer the questionnaire. The survey will also...

March 4, 2017

To promote knowledge exchange and cooperation between the statistical offices on the islands and the Dutch CBS:  that was the purpose of the first CBS Caribbean Conference on February 13th and 14th on Bonaire. The directors and a number of...

January 19, 2017

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports inflation rates remained low on the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands over Q4 2016, based on the consumer price index (CPI). Inflation on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba has hovered around 0 perc...

October 31, 2016

Of the three Caribbean islands, Saba had the lowest income inequality in 2014. According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the distribution of incomes on Saba has become less uneven since 2011. On Bonaire and St Eustatius income inequality h...

October 12, 2016

During the months  Octoberand November of this year Statistics Netherlands (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek- CBS) will conduct a Labor force survey (Arbeidskrachtenonderzoek - AKO) 2016. Interviewers of the CBS will go to the randomly se...

September 13, 2016

On average, the purchasing power on St Eustatius fell by 0.8 percent in 2014, whereas Bonaire and Saba saw purchasing power improve by 1.2 and 2.7 percent respectively, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS). The changes are consistent w...

August 30, 2016

On two of the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands, the value of the gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 2014. On Bonaire the increase was 4.1 percent, on Saba 1.8 percent. According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), St Eustatius...

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