Dataset: Netherlands: Parliamentary Election 2006


<h4>Parties represented in the election:</h4>
   <li>CDA - Christian Democratic Appeal (Christen Democratisch Appèl (Europese Volkspartij))</li>
   <li>PvdA - Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid (Europese Sociaaldemocraten))</li>
   <li>SP - Socialist Party (Socialistische Partij)</li>
   <li>VVD - People's party for Freedom and Democracy (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie)</li>
   <li>PVV - Party for Freedom - Group Wilders (Groep Wilders / Partij voor de Vrijheid)</li>
   <li>GL - Green Left (Groenlinks)</li>
   <li>CU - Christian Union (ChristenUnie)</li>
   <li>D66 - Democrats 66 (Demokraten 66)</li>
   <li>PVdD - Party for Animals (Partij voor de Dieren)</li>
   <li>SGP - Politically Reformed Party (Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij)</li>
   <li>Other - Other parties (less than 1% of total vote):</li>
   <li>EénNL - One Netherlands (EénNL)</li>
   <li>LPF - List Pim Fortuyn (Lijst Pim Fortuyn)</li>
   <li>VSP - United Seniors Party (Verenigde Senioren Partij)</li>
   <li>AdBos - Ad Bos Collective (Ad Bos Collectief)</li>
   <li>PVN - Party for the Netherlands (Partij voor Nederland)</li>
   <li>Potmis - (Lijst Potmis)</li>
   <li>NTR - Nederland Transparent (Nederland Transparant)</li>
   <li>GVIP - (Groen Vrij Internet Partij)</li>
   <li>LDP - Liberal Democratic Party (Liberaal Democratische Partij)</li>
   <li>Poortman - (Lijst Poortman)</li>
   <li>CDDP - (Continue Directe Democratie Partij)</li>
   <li>LRVP - (LRVP - het Zeteltje)</li>
   <li>TOP - Tamara's Open Party (Tamara's Open Partij)</li>

Full Title

Netherlands: Parliamentary Election 2006

Identification Number



Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Norwegian Social Science Data Services NSD


Date: 2009-04-01

List of Keywords

Topic Classification


Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
1994 1994


Netherlands  (NL)

Geographic Coverage

Netherlands (NUTS 1, NUTS 2, NUTS 3)

NL11 Groningen
NL111 Oost-Groningen
NL112 Delfzijl en omgeving
NL113 Overig Groningen
NL12 Friesland
NL121 Noord-Friesland
NL122 Zuidwest-Friesland
NL123 Zuidoost-Friesland
NL13 Drenthe
NL131 Noord-Drenthe
NL132 Zuidoost-Drenthe
NL133 Zuidwest-Drenthe
NL21 Overijssel
NL211 Noord-Overijssel
NL212 Zuidwest-Overijssel
NL213 Twente
NL22 Gelderland
NL221 Veluwe
NL224 Zuidwest-Gelderland
NL225 Achterhoek
NL226 Arnhem/Nijmegen
NL23 Flevoland
NL230 Flevoland
NL31 Utrecht
NL310 Utrecht
NL32 Noord-Holland
NL321 Kop van Noord-Holland
NL322 Alkmaar en omgeving
NL323 IJmond
NL324 Agglomeratie Haarlem
NL325 Zaanstreek
NL326 Groot-Amsterdam
NL327 Het Gooi en Vechtstreek
NL33 Zuid-Holland
NL331 Agglomeratie Leiden en Bollenstreek
NL332 Agglomeratie's-Gravenhage
NL333 Delft en Westland
NL334 Oost-Zuid-Holland
NL335 Groot-Rijnmond
NL336 Zuidoost-Zuid-Holland
NL34 Zeeland
NL341 Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen
NL342 Overig Zeeland
NL41 Noord-Brabant
NL411 West-Noord-Brabant
NL412 Midden-Noord-Brabant
NL413 Noordoost-Noord-Brabant
NL414 Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
NL42 Limburg
NL421 Noord-Limburg
NL422 Midden-Limburg
NL423 Zuid-Limburg
NLZ EXTRA-REGIO (abroad votes/postal votes)
NLZZ Extra-Regio
NLZZZ Extra-Regio

Geographic Unit


Unit of Analysis

Statistical/administrative unit

Kind of Data

Aggregate data

Data Collector

Norwegian Social Science Data Services  (NSD)

Mode of Data Collection

Data was downloaded at NUTS 5 (lau 2) level, i.e. Gemeenten/ municipality. Aggregation was compiled by NSD.

Data Sources

<p>Mr B.H. van Houten, Information Point for Elections Electoral Council, by e-mail</p>

<p>Databank verkiezingsuitslagen: <a target="_blank" href=""></a></p>;


Abroad votes: Available on national level

NUTS structure and electoral units: The Netherlands remains undivided for national and EP elections. For statistical purposes, the country is divided into 40 NUTS 3 units and 458 NUTS 5 units (Jan. 2006).  

Recent changes to the NUTS structure:  
The municipality of Oost Gelre was created on 1 January 2005 when the former municipalities of Groenlo and Lichtenvoorde were merged.
Utrechtse Heuvelrug was created from a merger of Driebergen-Rijsenburg, Maarn, Doorn, and Leersum en Amerongen.
As of 1. Januar 2006 the municipality of Katwijk was formed from the merger of Rijnsburg and Valkenburg.

Availability Status

Data is available free of charge

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