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Amstergraphs



Amsterdam
Weekly

Weekly
visual graphs
representing specific data

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2008

NM © Nicole Martens

ISSUE 26
Percentage of Residents Over
Exposed to Nitrogen Dioxide
Eindhoven 1,1 %
Den Haag 3,2 %
Utrecht 4,3 %
Rotterdam 6,8 %
Amsterdam 9,8 %
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ISSUE 27
Price Increases of Basic Supermarkt
Products May-June 2008 In Relation
to The Same Time Last Year
Dutch Cheese + 18%
Apples + 16%
Tomatoes + 14%
Large Bread + 7%
Beefsteak + 3%
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ISSUE 28
According to Visitors, This is When
Someone Has Had Too Much to Drink
05 glasses 11,11%
6–10 glasses 51,6 %
11–15 glasses 22,2%
16–20 glasses 1,7 %
> 20 glasses 4,4%
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ISSUE 29
The Most Romantic Spots
According to City Residents
Vondelpark 22,6%
Leidseplein 6,9%
Grachtengordel 3,9%
Dam 3,3%
Hortus 2,2%
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ISSUE 30
Number of Prescriptions Per Year for
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(ADHD) in the Netherlands
1998 100.000
2000 180.000
2002 210.000
2004 300.000
2006 470.000
2008 730.000*
*estimate based on first quarter 2008
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ISSUE 31
Registered Criminal Acts per
1000 Residents in 2007
Rotterdam 140
Maastricht 149
Eindhoven 150
Utrecht 162
Amsterdam 170
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ISSUE 32
Methods Used by Citizens
to Influence Politicians
Join action group 4%
Join political party 5%
Take part in a demonstration 8%
Contact politician 10%
Discuss via internet,
email or SMS 18%
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ISSUE 33
% of Dutch Citizens
Against European Union
1994 30%
1998 33%
2002 40%
2006 55%
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ISSUE 34
% of Students Who Say That Their
Ambition over the Next Five Years
is to Grow Intellectually
2005 73%
2007 60%
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ISSUE 35
% of Residents of a
Non- Western Background
Bijlmer 82%
Diamantbuurt 40%
Pijp 23%
Jordaan 12%
Museumkwartier 10%
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ISSUE 36
% Breakdown of Creative Talents in
the Dutch Cultural Sector 2004–2006
Dance & Theatre 5%
Artists 7%
Music 13%
Language & Other 18%
Design & Architecture 57%
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ISSUE 37
Internet Use of Inhabitans
of Amsterdam
2003 73%
2004 79%
2005 81%
2006 84%
2007 86%
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ISSUE 38
Amsterdammers on
Proposed Squatting Ban
For 19,7%
More than against 16,5%
More against than for 19,5%
Against 14,7%
Don't know 2,6%
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ISSUE 39
Should the Building of
Noord/Zuidlijn Continue?
Once it's clear what went wrong,
a new choice should be made 35%
It should just continue 35%
There are too many risks,
the building must stop 13%
No opinion 12%
Other opnion 4%
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ISSUE 40
Number of Winegrowers
in the Netherlands
2004 30
2007 68
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ISSUE 41
Drops of Profit in Horeca July
and August Vompared with
Same Time Last Year Since
Introduction of Smoking Ban
Average 4,4%
Cafes 26%
Clubs 31%
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ISSUE 42
Genetic Background of the
Population in the Netherlands
78% Stone Age Hunter-Gatherers
19,5% Neolithic Farmers
2,5% More recent Immigration,
mostly Asia
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ISSUE 43
The Dutch Do Not Worry About
Global Problems
53% doesn't worry much or not
at all about water shortage in future
40% couldn't care less about
future worldwide food shortage
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ISSUE 44
Self-Knowledge in Corporate
Employees
66% believe that self- knowledge
is necessary to reach their potential
64% follow intuition often or very often
50% do not feel a bond with their work
50% believe that a boss is empathetic
whenever they admit to not feeling
in good mental form
33% do not think they know them-
selves well
18% believe that all their dimensions
can be used for the good of their job.
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ISSUE 45
How Would You Adjust Your
Weekly Work Hours?
Cleaners + 3,5
Truck drivers + 3,1
Horeca + 2,5
Child / Senior Care + 1,6
Construction - 2,5
IT - 2,5
Industry - 2,5
(Based on this study, the
ideal work week is considered
to be 25—28 hours.)
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ISSUE 46
Name a quiet spot
Begijnhof 26%
Vondelpark 21%
Hofjes, Grachtjes &
Jordaan 13%
Westerpark &
Westergasterrein 12%
Hortus & Artis 9%
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ISSUE 47
Neighbourhood Complaints?
% of People in the Netherlands
to Experience Problems With
Groups of Youngsters in Their
Neighbourhood
2005 10,3%
2006 9,4%
2007 10,1%
2008 10%
Source: CBS
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ISSUE 48
Dutch Maroccans.
% of Amsterdammers
with a negative image
of Dutch Maroccans
2006 45%
2007 41%
2008 32%


ISSUE 49
Number of Firework Victims
Requiring First Aid on New Year's
Eve in the Netherlands
1996—97 1.100
2000—01 900
2004—05 620
2007—08 1.100
Source: Consument en Veiligheid


ISSUE 44
Amstergraph in action.
Screenshot of ISSU