Dutch Historical Regions

Whereas it might be difficult to split other countries into smaller regions, the Netherlands are neatly split into NUTS 2 regions (provinces) and NUTS 3 regions (COROP areas), which makes it easier for researchers to compare different parts of the country. In other countries such regions are not available, which poses a challenge to researchers:…

Dutch Migration Datasets

When it comes to registration and availability of Dutch migration figures, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is the most important source of information. Aggregated figures are easily available through CBS StatLine. One thing I noticed during my research on Dutch migration, is that recent Dutch migration data is not located in just one single data set. With…