Households; size, position in the household, 1 January 1995-2013


Key figures on the size and composition of households and persons by position in the household in the Netherlands, on 1 January.

Data available from 1995 until 2013.

Status of the figures:
All the figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 24 February 2015:
This table is discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore. This table will be replaced by 'Households; size, composition, position in the household, 1 January', see chapter 3.

Households; size, position in the household, 1 January 1995-2013

Periods Persons by household positionTotal of the Netherlands (aantal) Persons by household positionMenTotal number of men (aantal) Persons by household positionMenChildren living at home (aantal) Persons by household positionMenSingle (aantal) MenPersons living togetherTotal persons living together (aantal) MenPersons living togetherNot married without children (aantal) MenPersons living togetherMarried without children (aantal) MenPersons living togetherNot married with children (aantal) MenPersons living togetherMarried with children (aantal) Persons by household positionMenSingle parent (aantal) Persons by household positionMenOther member of household (aantal) Persons by household positionMenPersons in institutional households (aantal) Persons by household positionWomenTotal number of women (aantal) Persons by household positionWomenChildren living at home (aantal) Persons by household positionWomenSingle (aantal) WomenPersons living togetherTotal persons living together (number) WomenPersons living togetherNot married without children (number) WomenPersons living togetherMarried without children (number) WomenPersons living togetherNot married with children (number) WomenPersons living togetherMarried with children (number) Persons by household positionWomenSingle parent (aantal) Persons by household positionWomenOther member of household (aantal) Persons by household positionWomenPersons in institutional household (aantal) Private householdsBy household sizeTotal private households (aantal) Private householdsBy household sizeOne-person households (aantal) By household sizeMulti-person householdsTotal multi-person households (aantal) By household sizeMulti-person households2 persons (aantal) By household sizeMulti-person households3 persons (aantal) By household sizeMulti-person households4 persons (aantal) By household sizeMulti-person households5 persons or more (aantal) Private householdsBy household sizeAverage household size (aantal) Private householdsBy household compositionTotal private households (aantal) Private householdsBy household compositionOne-person households (aantal) By household compositionMulti-person householdsTotal multi-person households (aantal) By household compositionMulti-person householdsMulti-person households without children (aantal) By household compositionMulti-person householdsMulti-person households with children (aantal) Multi-person householdsUnmarried couplesTotal unmarried couples (aantal) Multi-person householdsUnmarried couples0 children (aantal) Multi-person householdsUnmarried couples1 child (aantal) Multi-person householdsUnmarried couples2 children (aantal) Multi-person householdsUnmarried couples3 children or more (aantal) Multi-person householdsMarried couplesTotal married couples (aantal) Multi-person householdsMarried couples0 children (aantal) Multi-person householdsMarried couples1 child (aantal) Multi-person householdsMarried couples2 children (aantal) Multi-person householdsMarried couples3 children or more (aantal) Multi-person householdsSingle parent householdTotal single parent households (aantal) Multi-person householdsSingle parent household1 child (aantal) Multi-person householdsSingle parent household2 children (aantal) Multi-person householdsSingle parent household3 children or more (aantal) By household compositionMulti-person householdsOther household (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy sex and marital statusTotal men and women (aantal) By sex and marital statusMenTotal men in institutional households (aantal) By sex and marital statusMenNever married (aantal) By sex and marital statusMenMarried (aantal) By sex and marital statusMenWidowed (aantal) By sex and marital statusMenDivorced (aantal) By sex and marital statusWomenTotal women in institutional households (aantal) By sex and marital statusWomenNever married (aantal) By sex and marital statusWomenMarried (aantal) By sex and marital statusWomenWidowed (aantal) By sex and marital statusWomenDivorced (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionTotal persons living in institutions (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionHomes for the elderly and nursing homes (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionHomes for mentally disabled persons (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionMental hospitals (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionFamily replacement homes, etc. (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionBoarding schools (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionReligious institutions (aantal) Persons in institutional householdsBy type of institutionPenitentiary institutions (aantal)
1995 15,424,122 7,627,482 2,468,651 930,670 3,958,539 423,789 1,424,616 97,759 2,012,375 55,829 128,613 85,180 7,796,640 2,077,710 1,178,479 3,951,770 413,326 1,424,616 101,453 2,012,375 304,925 121,201 162,555 6,468,682 2,109,149 4,359,533 2,058,363 903,381 957,174 440,615 2.35 6,468,682 2,109,149 4,359,533 1,886,794 2,472,739 518,116 418,506 56,057 33,137 10,416 3,436,991 1,424,616 728,238 892,368 391,769 360,754 218,280 106,362 36,112 43,672 247,708 85,045 51,816 13,343 15,464 4,422 162,663 56,274 12,755 86,593 7,041 247,708 156,482 29,672 13,004 34,243 3,424 8,879 2,004
2000 15,863,943 7,846,310 2,452,038 1,023,085 4,104,880 503,441 1,521,846 160,464 1,919,129 58,148 127,606 80,553 8,017,633 2,089,064 1,249,134 4,091,152 485,818 1,520,280 165,067 1,919,987 326,170 118,538 143,575 6,801,008 2,272,219 4,528,789 2,242,256 897,408 943,509 445,616 2.30 6,801,008 2,272,219 4,528,789 2,062,123 2,466,666 657,579 494,809 91,151 55,846 15,773 3,440,642 1,521,063 677,297 852,005 390,277 384,317 229,199 114,434 40,684 46,251 224,003 80,477 50,641 11,432 13,248 5,156 143,526 48,241 11,041 76,865 7,379 224,003 136,964 26,543 12,112 35,993 3,068 6,399 2,924
2005 16,305,526 8,065,979 2,494,676 1,124,269 4,156,696 508,070 1,565,601 245,927 1,837,098 72,284 137,098 80,956 8,239,547 2,140,008 1,325,109 4,141,811 488,674 1,562,015 251,156 1,839,966 371,840 128,533 132,246 7,090,965 2,449,378 4,641,587 2,317,627 905,839 973,043 445,078 2.27 7,090,965 2,449,378 4,641,587 2,110,295 2,531,292 747,056 498,513 128,480 95,578 24,485 3,402,433 1,563,808 626,291 836,838 375,496 444,124 262,189 135,863 46,072 47,974 213,202 80,956 50,893 11,148 12,567 6,348 132,246 43,334 10,608 70,315 7,989 213,202 126,667 22,720 11,206 40,719 3,492 5,312 3,086
2010 16,574,989 8,203,476 2,461,725 1,247,425 4,184,033 515,963 1,623,888 328,580 1,715,602 83,863 143,102 83,328 8,371,513 2,120,498 1,422,091 4,167,899 495,451 1,619,348 332,466 1,720,634 402,387 133,279 125,359 7,386,144 2,669,516 4,716,628 2,417,798 907,781 970,519 420,530 2.22 7,386,144 2,669,516 4,716,628 2,181,514 2,535,114 836,339 505,816 156,616 138,418 35,489 3,339,959 1,621,618 585,797 790,892 341,652 486,250 293,180 147,033 46,037 54,080 208,687 83,328 52,740 11,086 11,765 7,737 125,359 40,418 10,355 65,361 9,225 208,687 119,063 20,846 11,936 46,436 2,180 4,190 4,036
2011 16,655,799 8,243,482 2,462,451 1,274,161 4,203,540 525,387 1,631,878 347,124 1,699,151 86,072 126,852 90,406 8,412,317 2,121,821 1,434,090 4,187,115 503,361 1,627,147 352,083 1,704,524 410,200 130,182 128,909 7,443,801 2,708,251 4,735,550 2,439,795 904,504 972,431 418,820 2.21 7,443,801 2,708,251 4,735,550 2,187,823 2,547,727 864,011 514,402 163,909 147,730 37,970 3,331,368 1,629,522 583,775 782,489 335,582 496,272 302,979 147,199 46,094 43,899 219,315 90,406 57,333 12,137 12,136 8,800 128,909 41,778 11,262 66,043 9,826 219,315 121,674 19,774 12,013 55,114 2,485 4,184 4,071
2012 16,730,348 8,282,871 2,465,444 1,304,828 4,205,056 523,363 1,639,101 358,680 1,683,912 90,264 125,705 91,574 8,447,477 2,125,325 1,456,936 4,187,902 500,225 1,634,253 363,656 1,689,768 420,630 129,034 127,650 7,512,824 2,761,764 4,751,060 2,455,421 909,274 971,486 414,879 2.20 7,512,824 2,761,764 4,751,060 2,192,158 2,558,902 872,962 511,794 167,019 154,672 39,477 3,323,517 1,636,677 582,203 774,010 330,627 510,894 313,322 150,683 46,889 43,687 219,224 91,574 58,442 12,270 11,935 8,927 127,650 42,126 11,390 64,155 9,979 219,224 120,393 18,873 11,871 57,551 2,492 3,912 4,132
2013 16,779,575 8,307,339 2,460,238 1,327,083 4,211,852 530,073 1,644,756 372,507 1,664,516 93,574 124,135 90,457 8,472,236 2,124,362 1,475,099 4,193,422 505,083 1,639,866 377,823 1,670,650 428,004 127,022 124,327 7,569,371 2,802,182 4,767,189 2,474,729 914,480 967,899 410,081 2.19 7,569,371 2,802,182 4,767,189 2,202,863 2,564,326 892,743 517,578 171,738 162,076 41,351 3,309,894 1,642,311 579,843 763,157 324,583 521,578 321,518 153,200 46,860 42,974 214,784 90,457 57,638 12,217 11,796 8,806 124,327 40,412 11,396 62,434 10,085 214,784 118,252 18,136 11,137 56,470 2,373 4,031 4,385
Source: CBS.
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