Benefit recipients; sex, age, ethnic background, 1999 - 2003

Benefit recipients; sex, age, ethnic background, 1999 - 2003

Sex Age category Ethnic background Periods Persons receiving benefits (abs.) Total population of the Netherlands (x 1 000) Persons receiving benefits (abs.) Persons receiving benefits (x 1000) Persons receiving benefits (abs.) Persons receiving disablement benefits (x1000) Persons receiving benefits (abs.) Persons receiving income support (x1000) Persons receiving benefits (abs.) Persons receiving unemployment benefits (x1000) Persons receiving benefits (abs.) Partially disabled receiving benefits (x1000) Persons receiving benefits (%) Persons receiving benefits (%) Persons receiving benefits (%) Persons receiving disablement benefits (%) Persons receiving benefits (%) Persons receiving income support (%) Persons receiving benefits (%) Persons receiving unemployment benefits (%) Persons receiving benefits (%) Partially disabled receiving benefits (%)
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Total ethnic backgrounds 2003 10,991.2 1,582.5 946.4 390.5 272.3 31.3 14.4 8.6 3.6 2.5 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Native background 2003 8,822.5 1,141.0 770.3 188.7 198.6 25.1 12.9 8.7 2.1 2.3 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Non-native background 2003 2,168.7 441.6 176.1 201.9 73.8 6.2 20.4 8.1 9.3 3.4 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Non-native background, 1st generation 2003 1,359.0 328.3 113.9 171.4 51.1 4.5 24.2 8.4 12.6 3.8 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Non-native background, 2nd generation 2003 809.7 113.3 62.2 30.4 22.7 1.7 14.0 7.7 3.8 2.8 0.2
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Western non-natives 2003 1,025.9 160.7 89.0 42.9 31.7 3.0 15.7 8.7 4.2 3.1 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 447.3 70.7 34.2 23.4 14.4 1.4 15.8 7.6 5.2 3.2 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 578.7 90.0 54.8 19.4 17.2 1.7 15.6 9.5 3.4 3.0 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Non-western non-natives 2003 1,142.7 280.8 87.1 159.0 42.1 3.2 24.6 7.6 13.9 3.7 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Non-western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 911.7 257.6 79.7 148.0 36.6 3.1 28.3 8.7 16.2 4.0 0.3
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Non-western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 231.0 23.3 7.4 11.0 5.5 0.0 10.1 3.2 4.8 2.4 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Moroccans 2003 196.6 56.5 19.0 31.3 7.8 1.1 28.7 9.7 15.9 4.0 0.6
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Moroccans, 1st generation 2003 152.7 52.1 17.8 29.0 6.8 1.1 34.1 11.7 19.0 4.4 0.7
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Moroccans, 2nd generation 2003 43.9 4.4 1.2 2.3 1.0 0.0 10.0 2.7 5.3 2.3 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Turks 2003 236.8 68.8 32.3 27.3 11.4 1.3 29.1 13.6 11.5 4.8 0.6
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Turks, 1st generation 2003 179.7 62.5 30.2 24.6 9.7 1.3 34.8 16.8 13.7 5.4 0.7
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Turks, 2nd generation 2003 57.1 6.3 2.1 2.7 1.7 0.0 11.0 3.6 4.8 3.0 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Surinamese 2003 235.6 52.0 20.5 24.1 9.0 0.3 22.1 8.7 10.2 3.8 0.1
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Surinamese, 1st generation 2003 169.3 44.3 18.3 20.2 7.3 0.2 26.2 10.8 11.9 4.3 0.1
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Surinamese, 2nd generation 2003 66.3 7.7 2.3 3.9 1.7 0.0 11.6 3.4 5.9 2.5 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Antilleans and Arubans 2003 91.7 21.7 4.1 14.9 3.2 0.1 23.7 4.5 16.2 3.5 0.1
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Antilleans, 1st generation 2003 71.7 19.8 3.4 14.0 2.7 0.1 27.7 4.8 19.5 3.8 0.1
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Antilleans, 2nd generation 2003 20.0 1.9 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.0 9.5 3.3 4.4 2.1 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Other non-western non-natives 2003 382.1 81.8 11.2 61.4 10.7 0.4 21.4 2.9 16.1 2.8 0.1
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Other non-western non-natives, 1st gen. 2003 338.2 78.8 10.0 60.2 10.0 0.3 23.3 3.0 17.8 3.0 0.1
Total men and women 15 to 65 yrs Other non-western non-natives, 2nd gen. 2003 43.9 3.0 1.2 1.2 0.6 0.0 6.8 2.7 2.8 1.5 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Total ethnic backgrounds 2003 971.9 16.2 8.1 5.9 2.3 0.0 1.7 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Native background 2003 750.7 11.0 6.6 2.6 1.9 0.0 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Non-native background 2003 221.1 5.2 1.5 3.4 0.4 - 2.4 0.7 1.5 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Non-native background, 1st generation 2003 82.7 3.0 0.4 2.4 0.1 - 3.6 0.5 2.9 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Non-native background, 2nd generation 2003 138.4 2.2 1.0 1.0 0.3 - 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Western non-natives 2003 67.7 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.1 - 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 19.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 - 1.6 0.4 1.0 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 48.6 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 - 1.6 0.8 0.5 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Non-western non-natives 2003 153.4 4.2 1.0 2.9 0.2 - 2.7 0.6 1.9 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Non-western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 63.6 2.7 0.4 2.2 0.1 - 4.2 0.6 3.5 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Non-western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 89.8 1.5 0.6 0.7 0.2 - 1.6 0.7 0.8 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Moroccans 2003 28.9 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.0 - 1.8 0.6 1.0 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Moroccans, 1st generation 2003 8.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 - 3.0 0.7 2.1 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Moroccans, 2nd generation 2003 20.7 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 - 1.4 0.6 0.6 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Turks 2003 30.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 - 1.7 0.7 0.8 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Turks, 1st generation 2003 7.7 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 - 2.0 0.6 1.3 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Turks, 2nd generation 2003 22.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 - 1.6 0.8 0.6 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Surinamese 2003 29.8 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.1 - 2.3 0.8 1.3 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Surinamese, 1st generation 2003 6.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 - 2.5 0.8 1.5 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Surinamese, 2nd generation 2003 23.3 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 - 2.3 0.8 1.2 0.2 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Antilleans and Arubans 2003 12.3 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.0 - 3.7 0.8 2.7 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Antilleans, 1st generation 2003 6.5 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.0 - 5.3 1.0 4.2 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Antilleans, 2nd generation 2003 5.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 - 1.9 0.7 1.1 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Other non-western non-natives 2003 52.2 2.0 0.2 1.7 0.1 - 3.8 0.5 3.2 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Other non-western non-natives, 1st gen. 2003 34.8 1.8 0.1 1.6 0.0 - 5.1 0.4 4.6 0.1 -
Total men and women 15 to 20 yrs Other non-western non-natives, 2nd gen. 2003 17.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 - 1.2 0.6 0.5 0.1 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Total ethnic backgrounds 2003 968.9 69.3 25.3 29.6 15.6 0.0 7.2 2.6 3.1 1.6 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Native background 2003 726.5 41.9 20.1 11.8 10.7 0.0 5.8 2.8 1.6 1.5 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Non-native background 2003 242.3 27.4 5.2 17.8 4.9 0.0 11.3 2.1 7.4 2.0 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Non-native background, 1st generation 2003 120.8 15.2 1.7 11.5 2.2 0.0 12.5 1.4 9.5 1.8 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Non-native background, 2nd generation 2003 121.5 12.3 3.5 6.3 2.7 0.0 10.1 2.9 5.2 2.2 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Western non-natives 2003 82.2 5.5 1.8 2.6 1.3 0.0 6.7 2.2 3.1 1.5 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 30.9 1.7 0.3 1.0 0.4 - 5.4 1.0 3.3 1.2 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 51.2 3.8 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.0 7.5 2.8 3.0 1.8 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Non-western non-natives 2003 160.1 21.9 3.4 15.3 3.6 0.0 13.7 2.1 9.5 2.2 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Non-western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 89.9 13.5 1.3 10.5 1.8 0.0 15.0 1.5 11.7 2.0 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Non-western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 70.3 8.4 2.1 4.7 1.8 0.0 12.0 2.9 6.8 2.6 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Moroccans 2003 30.1 4.4 0.8 2.8 0.9 0.0 14.6 2.6 9.2 3.1 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Moroccans, 1st generation 2003 15.4 2.3 0.3 1.6 0.5 0.0 15.1 2.3 10.1 3.1 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Moroccans, 2nd generation 2003 14.7 2.1 0.4 1.2 0.5 - 14.0 3.0 8.2 3.1 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Turks 2003 33.3 4.1 0.9 2.2 1.1 0.0 12.3 2.8 6.5 3.3 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Turks, 1st generation 2003 13.8 1.6 0.3 1.0 0.4 0.0 11.8 2.1 6.9 3.1 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Turks, 2nd generation 2003 19.6 2.5 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.0 12.7 3.3 6.3 3.5 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Surinamese 2003 27.4 3.6 0.7 2.3 0.6 0.0 13.1 2.7 8.3 2.3 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Surinamese, 1st generation 2003 8.7 1.1 0.2 0.7 0.2 - 12.5 2.0 8.3 2.3 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Surinamese, 2nd generation 2003 18.7 2.5 0.6 1.5 0.4 0.0 13.4 3.0 8.3 2.3 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Antilleans and Arubans 2003 15.0 2.5 0.3 2.0 0.2 - 16.5 2.0 13.2 1.6 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Antilleans, 1st generation 2003 10.1 2.0 0.2 1.7 0.1 - 19.6 1.6 16.7 1.4 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Antilleans, 2nd generation 2003 4.9 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.1 - 10.3 2.7 5.9 1.8 -
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Other non-western non-natives 2003 54.3 7.3 0.6 6.1 0.7 0.0 13.5 1.2 11.2 1.3 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Other non-western non-natives, 1st gen. 2003 41.9 6.5 0.4 5.6 0.6 0.0 15.4 0.8 13.4 1.3 0.0
Total men and women 20 to 25 yrs Other non-western non-natives, 2nd gen. 2003 12.4 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.1 - 7.1 2.2 3.8 1.1 -
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Total ethnic backgrounds 2003 1,009.2 98.1 36.3 37.5 26.8 0.1 9.7 3.6 3.7 2.7 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Native background 2003 757.1 58.3 28.0 14.5 17.4 0.0 7.7 3.7 1.9 2.3 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Non-native background 2003 252.1 39.8 8.3 23.0 9.4 0.0 15.8 3.3 9.1 3.7 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Non-native background, 1st generation 2003 164.0 27.6 4.4 17.9 5.9 0.0 16.8 2.7 10.9 3.6 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Non-native background, 2nd generation 2003 88.2 12.2 3.9 5.1 3.5 0.0 13.9 4.4 5.8 4.0 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Western non-natives 2003 99.5 8.6 2.6 3.6 2.5 0.0 8.7 2.6 3.7 2.6 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 48.2 3.3 0.6 1.8 0.9 0.0 6.9 1.3 3.7 1.9 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 51.3 5.3 2.0 1.9 1.6 0.0 10.4 3.9 3.6 3.1 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Non-western non-natives 2003 152.6 31.2 5.7 19.4 6.9 0.0 20.4 3.7 12.7 4.5 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Non-western non-natives, 1st generation 2003 115.7 24.3 3.8 16.1 4.9 0.0 21.0 3.3 13.9 4.3 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Non-western non-natives, 2nd generation 2003 36.8 6.9 1.9 3.3 1.9 0.0 18.8 5.2 8.9 5.2 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Moroccans 2003 30.2 7.2 1.8 3.9 1.8 0.0 23.9 5.9 13.0 5.8 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Moroccans, 1st generation 2003 23.7 5.7 1.4 3.2 1.3 0.0 24.1 5.8 13.5 5.6 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Moroccans, 2nd generation 2003 6.5 1.5 0.4 0.7 0.4 - 23.4 6.3 11.3 6.5 -
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Turks 2003 34.9 7.8 2.2 3.6 2.2 0.0 22.3 6.3 10.3 6.4 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Turks, 1st generation 2003 24.5 5.4 1.4 2.6 1.5 0.0 22.0 5.8 10.8 6.2 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Turks, 2nd generation 2003 10.4 2.4 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.0 22.9 7.7 9.2 6.9 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Surinamese 2003 25.1 4.7 0.9 2.7 1.2 0.0 18.7 3.5 10.7 5.0 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Surinamese, 1st generation 2003 14.5 2.7 0.4 1.6 0.7 0.0 18.6 3.0 10.9 5.1 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Surinamese, 2nd generation 2003 10.5 2.0 0.4 1.1 0.5 0.0 18.8 4.1 10.4 4.8 0.0
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Antilleans and Arubans 2003 12.7 3.0 0.3 2.4 0.4 - 23.8 2.1 18.6 3.3 -
Total men and women 25 to 30 yrs Antilleans, 1st generation 2003 9.4 2.7 0.2 2.2 0.3 - 28.2 1.8 23.3 3.5 -
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description

Recipients of benefits under WAO, WAZ, Wajong, ABW, WW, IOAW or IOAZ
broken down by sex, age category and ethnic background,
1999 - 2003 (end of the year)
Changed on December 20 2013.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Persons receiving benefits (abs.)
There are four groups of benefits. The first group comprises labour
disablement benefits granted under the Industrial Disablement Act, the
Disablement Act for Self-employed and the Disablement Provision Act for
Disabled from an Early Age. The second group comprises social assistance
benefits under the National Assistance Act. The third group consists of
benefits under the Unemployment Act and the last group comprises benefits
under the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled
Workers and the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially
Disabled Former Self-employed. Benefits under the National Assistance
Act, the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled
Workers and the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially
Disabled Former Self-employed are paid to households. If a household
consists of a couple with or without children, both partners are entitled
to 50 % of the benefit. In this survey, both partners are counted as
separate recipients.
WAO = Industrial Disablement Act.
Wajong = Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from an Early Age.
WAZ = Disablement Act for Self-employed.
ABW = National Assistance Act.
WW = Unemployment Act.
IOAW = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Workers.
IOAZ = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Former
Self-employed.
Total population of the Netherlands
The registered population by age, sex and ethnic background on 1 January.
The registered population refers to all persons entered into the municipal
population registers.
Persons receiving benefits
There are four groups of benefits. The first group comprises labour
disablement benefits granted under the Industrial Disablement Act, the
Disablement Act for Self-employed and the Disablement Provision Act for
Disabled from an Early Age. The second group comprises social assistance
benefits under the National Assistance Act. The third group consists of
benefits under the Unemployment Act and the last group comprises benefits
under the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled
Workers and the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially
Disabled Former Self-employed. Benefits under the National Assistance
Act, the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled
Workers and the Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially
Disabled Former Self-employed are paid to households. If a household
consists of a couple with or without children, both partners are entitled
to 50 % of the benefit. In this survey, both partners are counted as
separate recipients.
WAO = Industrial Disablement Act.
Wajong = Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from an Early Age.
WAZ = Disablement Act for Self-employed.
ABW = National Assistance Act.
WW = Unemployment Act.
IOAW = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Workers.
IOAZ = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Former
Self-employed.
Persons receiving disablement benefits
Comprises recipients of benefits under the Industrial Disablement Act, the
Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from an Early Age and the
Disablement Act for Self-employed.
Persons aged 65 years or older are not entitled to a disablement benefit.
Persons receiving income support
Comprises recipients of benefits under the National Assistance Act.
Persons receiving unemployment benefits
Comprises recipients of benefits under the Unemployment Act.
Persons aged 65 years or older are not entitled to an
unemployment benefit.
Partially disabled receiving benefits
Comprises recipients of benefits under the Act on Income Provisions for
Older and Partially Disabled Workers and the Act on Income Provisions for
Older and Partially Disabled Former Self-employed. These benefits are
granted, if necessary, until the age of 65. Both partners are entitled
to 50 % of the benefit, one of the partners may be 65 years or older.
Both partners are counted as separate recipients.
Persons receiving benefits (%)
The number of benefit recipients as a percentage of the corresponding
sex, age and ethnic background group in the Dutch population. There are
four groups of benefits. The first group comprises labour disablement
benefits granted under the Industrial Disablement Act, the Disablement
Act for Self-employed and the Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from
an Early Age. The second group comprises social assistance benefits under
the National Assistance Act. The third group consists of benefits under
the Unemployment Act and the last group comprises benefits under the Act
on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Workers and the Act
on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Former
Self-employed.
Benefits under the National Assistance Act, the Act on Income Provisions
for Older and Partially Disabled Workers and the Act on Income Provisions
for Older and Partially Disabled Former Self-employed are paid to
households. If a household consists of a couple with or without children,
both partners are entitled to 50 % of the benefit. In this survey, both
partners are counted as separate recipients.
WAO = Industrial Disablement Act.
Wajong = Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from an Early Age.
WAZ = Disablement Act for Self-employed.
ABW = National Assistance Act.
WW = Unemployment Act.
IOAW = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Workers.
IOAZ = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Former
Self-employed.
Persons receiving benefits
The number of benefit recipients as a percentage of the corresponding
sex, age and ethnic background group in the Dutch population. There are
four groups of benefits. The first group comprises labour disablement
benefits granted under the Industrial Disablement Act, the Disablement
Act for Self-employed and the Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from
an Early Age. The second group comprises social assistance benefits under
the National Assistance Act. The third group consists of benefits under
the Unemployment Act and the last group comprises benefits under the Act
on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Workers and the Act
on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Former
Self-employed.
Benefits under the National Assistance Act, the Act on Income Provisions
for Older and Partially Disabled Workers and the Act on Income Provisions
for Older and Partially Disabled Former Self-employed are paid to
households. If a household consists of a couple with or without children,
both partners are entitled to 50 % of the benefit. In this survey, both
partners are counted as separate recipients.
WAO = Industrial Disablement Act.
Wajong = Disablement Provision Act for Disabled from an Early Age.
WAZ = Disablement Act for Self-employed.
ABW = National Assistance Act.
WW = Unemployment Act.
IOAW = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Workers.
IOAZ = Act on Income Provisions for Older and Partially Disabled Former
Self-employed.
Persons receiving disablement benefits
The number of benefit recipients of benefits under the Industrial
Disablement Act as a percentage of the corresponding sex, age and ethnic
background group in the Dutch population. Includes persons receiving
benefits under the Industrial Disablement Act, the Disablement Provision
Act for Disabled from an Early Age and the Disablement Act for
Self-employed.
Persons aged 65 years or older are not entitled to a disablement benefit.
Persons receiving income support
Comprises recipients of benefits under the National Assistance Act as a
percentage of the corresponding sex, age and ethnic background group in
the Dutch population.
Persons receiving unemployment benefits
Comprises recipients of benefits under Unemployment Act as a percentage of
the corresponding sex, age and ethnic background group in the Dutch
population.
Persons aged 65 years or older are not entitled to an
unemployment benefit.
Partially disabled receiving benefits
Comprises recipients of benefits under the Act on Income Provisions for
Older and Partially Disabled Workers and the Act on Income Provisions for
Older and Partially Disabled Former Self-employed as a percentage of the
corresponding sex, age and ethnic background group in the Dutch
population. These benefits are granted, if necessary, until the age of
65.
Both partners are entitled to 50 % of the benefit, one of the partners
may be 65 years or older. Both partners are counted as separate
recipients.