Income distribution of households; NA, 2005-2014

Income distribution of households; NA, 2005-2014

Characteristics of households Periods Total amount Gross mixed income (mln euro) Average amount Gross mixed income (1 000 euro) Standardised amount Gross mixed income (1 000 euro) Share in adjusted disposable income Gross mixed income (%)
Total 2014 55,878 7.1 5.2 12.7
Stand. disposable income: 1st 20%-group 2014 1,812 1.2 0.9 3.8
Stand. disposable income: 2nd 20%-group 2014 3,192 2.0 1.6 4.7
Stand. disposable income: 3rd 20%-group 2014 5,805 3.7 2.7 7.2
Stand. disposable income: 4th 20%-group 2014 10,107 6.4 4.4 10.3
Stand. disposable income: 5th 20%-group 2014 34,962 22.2 14.9 24.3
Single person household: male 2014 4,674 3.5 3.5 12.4
Single person household: female 2014 1,786 1.2 1.2 3.6
Single-parent household 2014 2,164 4.1 2.8 7.2
Couple with children household 2014 30,448 15.2 8.1 17.4
Couple without children household 2014 14,836 6.8 5.0 11.7
Multi-person household, n.e.c. 2014 1,970 5.5 4.1 9.8
Income from own enterprise 2014 49,374 51.4 32.9 57.1
Income from labour 2014 4,864 1.3 0.9 2.2
Income from old-age/survivors pens 2014 1,265 0.6 0.5 1.3
Income from other transfer income 2014 375 0.4 0.3 1.0
Main earner to 35 years 2014 6,154 4.0 3.2 9.8
Main earner 35 to 50 years 2014 23,272 11.1 7.1 16.5
Main earner 50 to 65 years 2014 20,760 9.7 6.8 15.7
Main earner: 65 years or older 2014 5,693 2.7 2.2 5.5
Living costs: Owner-occupied home 2014 47,869 10.8 7.3 15.9
Living costs: Rent with rent subsidy 2014 1,464 1.2 1.0 3.3
Living costs: Rent without rent subsidy 2014 6,544 2.9 2.4 7.1
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table describes the income distribution of the sector households in the national accounts over different household groups. Households are identified by main source of income, living situation, household composition, age classes of the head of the household, income class by 20% groups.

Data available from: 2005 up to and including 2014.

Status of the figures:
The figures of 2005-2014 are final.

Changes as of June 22nd 2018:
None. This table has been discontinued.
Statistics Netherlands has carried out a revision of the national accounts. New statistical sources and estimation methods have been used during the revision. Therefore this table has been replaced by table Income distribution of households; National Accounts. For further information see section 3.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.

Description topics

Total amount
Gross mixed income
Mixed income is for households mainly equal to the income earned by sole proprietors and other entrepreneurs personally liable for all gains and losses from their activities. The income earned has both an element of wage income as well as profit since the entrepreneur is both rewarded for the provided labour input as well as the undertaken risks. Included in mixed income are rentals received from letting real estate and income earned from black and illegal activities.
In the system of national accounts gross means that consumption of fixed capital (depreciation) has not been subtracted. When it has, net is used.
Average amount
Amount per household.
Gross mixed income
Mixed income is for households mainly equal to the income earned by sole proprietors and other entrepreneurs personally liable for all gains and losses from their activities. The income earned has both an element of wage income as well as profit since the entrepreneur is both rewarded for the provided labour input as well as the undertaken risks. Included in mixed income are rentals received from letting real estate and income earned from black and illegal activities.
In the system of national accounts gross means that consumption of fixed capital (depreciation) has not been subtracted. When it has, net is used.
Standardised amount
Amount per household converted to a single-person household.
Gross mixed income
Mixed income is for households mainly equal to the income earned by sole proprietors and other entrepreneurs personally liable for all gains and losses from their activities. The income earned has both an element of wage income as well as profit since the entrepreneur is both rewarded for the provided labour input as well as the undertaken risks. Included in mixed income are rentals received from letting real estate and income earned from black and illegal activities.
In the system of national accounts gross means that consumption of fixed capital (depreciation) has not been subtracted. When it has, net is used.
Share in adjusted disposable income
Percentage in gross adjusted disposable income
Gross mixed income
Mixed income is for households mainly equal to the income earned by sole proprietors and other entrepreneurs personally liable for all gains and losses from their activities. The income earned has both an element of wage income as well as profit since the entrepreneur is both rewarded for the provided labour input as well as the undertaken risks. Included in mixed income are rentals received from letting real estate and income earned from black and illegal activities.
In the system of national accounts gross means that consumption of fixed capital (depreciation) has not been subtracted. When it has, net is used.