Income, consumption, wealth of households: key figures; National Accounts

Income, consumption, wealth of households: key figures; National Accounts

Characteristics of households Periods Total amount Wealth Financial liabilities Home mortgages; closing balance (million euros) Average amount Wealth Financial liabilities Home mortgages; closing balance (1,000 euro) Standardised amount Wealth Financial liabilities Home mortgages; closing balance (1,000 euro)
Total 2020* 736,279 89.2 59.7
Disposable income: 1st 20%-group 2020* 22,971 13.9 11.2
Disposable income: 2nd 20%-group 2020* 53,595 32.5 23.2
Disposable income: 3rd 20%-group 2020* 133,303 80.7 51.7
Disposable income: 4th 20%-group 2020* 209,709 127.0 77.9
Disposable income: 5th 20%-group 2020* 316,701 191.8 118.1
Type: Single man 2020* 65,973 44.4 44.4
Type: Single woman 2020* 44,537 28.5 28.5
Type: One-parent family 2020* 36,551 65.4 40.1
Type: Couple, with child(ren) 2020* 364,495 186.9 84.1
Type: Couple, no children 2020* 204,002 92.4 61.5
Other types of households 2020* 20,721 41.9 29.0
Source of income: mixed income 2020* 100,181 123.7 76.5
Source of income: compensation of employ 2020* 539,214 128.6 77.9
Source of income: old age benefits 2020* 77,358 36.5 29.4
Source of income: other 2020* 19,526 17.2 13.4
Main earner: to 35 years 2020* 105,395 61.2 46.2
Main earner: 35 to 50 years 2020* 293,355 148.8 84.7
Main earner: 50 to 65 years 2020* 244,622 108.3 67.0
Main earner: 65 years or older 2020* 92,907 40.3 31.7
Home ownership: Owner-occupied home 2020* 726,715 164.1 98.4
Home ownership: Rent with rent subsidy 2020* 1,093 0.8 0.6
Home ownership: Rent: no rent subsidy 2020* 7,535 3.7 2.8
Home ownership: Other 2020* 936 2.7 2.5
Net worth: 1st 20%-group 2020* 42,454 25.7 20.8
Net worth: 2nd 20%-group 2020* 56,827 34.4 25.8
Net worth: 3rd 20%-group 2020* 179,707 108.8 70.3
Net worth: 4th 20%-group 2020* 215,108 130.3 79.0
Net worth: 5th 20%-group 2020* 242,183 146.7 86.4
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table describes the distribution of income, consumption, and wealth components 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, and net worth class by 20% groups.

Data available from: 2015.

Status of the figures:
Data of 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 are provisional.

Changes as of September 30th 2022:
The figures of 2015-2019 are revised, because national accounts figures are changed due to the revision policy of Statistics Netherlands. For 2019 also microdata are added that were not available before. Results for 2020 are added to the table.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will be released in September 2023.

Description topics

Total amount
Wealth
Wealth components are assets, liabilities, and non-financial assets. The sum of these components equals net worth. Up to and including 2010 these data concern the households sector including the non-profit institutions serving households. From 2011 onwards these NPISH are no longer included.
Financial liabilities
Liabilities are debts of households.
Home mortgages; closing balance
Total of the home mortgages at the end of the period. These are long-term loans with as collateral the property itself which is occupied by the private person.

Average amount
Amount per household.
Wealth
Wealth components are assets, liabilities, and non-financial assets. The sum of these components equals net worth.
Financial liabilities
Liabilities are debts of households.
Home mortgages; closing balance
Total of the home mortgages at the end of the period. These are long-term loans with as collateral the property itself which is occupied by the private person.

Standardised amount
Amount per household converted to a single-person household.
Wealth
Wealth components are assets, liabilities, and non-financial assets. The sum of these components equals net worth.
Financial liabilities
Liabilities are debts of households.
Home mortgages; closing balance
Total of the home mortgages at the end of the period. These are long-term loans with as collateral the property itself which is occupied by the private person.