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  The Netherlands

Both the SD Action Programme of 2003 and the 2004 progress report do not specify indicators. A list of 32 is included in the report ‘Quality and the future. Sustainability Outlook’ that was presented by the Dutch Environmental Assessment Agency (MNP) in 2004. However, the Netherlands do not yet have a fixed set of SD indicators.

Two more outlooks with indicators were produced in 2008; regarding the future of The Netherlands itself:, and regarding The Netherlands in the world:

A new indicator-set was presented in the monitoring report on sustainability in the Netherlands: Monitor Duurzaam Nederland 2009 and the second edition.

The full list(s) of indicators as identified by a study commissioned by Eurostat can be downloaded here:


This Country Profile has been last updated on: Wednesday, 22 May 2013

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