Income distribution of households; National Accounts

Income distribution of households; National Accounts

Characteristics of households Periods Total amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Total (million euros) Total amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Employers' imputed social contributions (million euros) Total amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Total (million euros) Total amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Social sec. non-pension benefits in cash (million euros) Total amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Other social insurance benefits (million euros) Total amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Social assistance benefits in cash (million euros) Total amount Uses Social contributions and benefits Total (million euros) Total amount Uses Social contributions and benefits Other social insurance benefits (million euros) Average amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Total (1,000 euro) Average amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Employers' imputed social contributions (1,000 euro) Average amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Total (1,000 euro) Average amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Social sec. non-pension benefits in cash (1,000 euro) Average amount Resources Social contributions and benefits Social benefits in cash Other social insurance benefits (1,000 euro)
Source of income: old age benefits 2019* 71,284 9 71,275 35,039 34,711 1,525 23,778 9 34.6 0.0 34.5 17.0 16.8
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, and net worth class by 20% groups.

Data available from: 2015.

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

Changes as of September 10th 2021:
The figures of 2015-2018 are revised, because national accounts figures are changed due to the revision policy of Statistics Netherlands. For 2018 also microdata are added that were not available before. Results for 2019 are added to the table.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will be released in September 2022.

Description topics

Total amount
Resources
Resources are transactions which add to the economic value of sectors.
Social contributions and benefits
Social contributions and benefits are transfers to households, in cash or in kind, intended to relieve them from the financial burden of a number of risks or needs, made through collectively organized schemes, or outside such schemes by government units and NPISHs; they include payments from general government to producers which individually benefit households and which are made in the context of social risks or needs.
Social benefits are transfers to households, intended to relieve them from the financial burden of a number of risks or needs, such as sickness, invalidity, disability, old age, survivors and unemployment.
Total
Employers' imputed social contributions
Imputed social contributions represent the counterpart to the 'unfunded employee social benefits' (less any employees' social contributions) paid directly by employers to their (former) employees. It is necessary to introduce this imputation because the direct payments are recorded twice. Firstly they are recorded as employers' social contributions (part of the compensation of employees). Secondly they are recorded as social benefits.
Social benefits in cash
Social benefits other than social transfers in kind is made up of three sub-headings:
- social security benefits in cash
- other social insurance benefits
- social assistance benefits in cash.
Total
Social sec. non-pension benefits in cash
Social security non-pension benefits in cash.
Other social insurance benefits
Other private social insurance benefits are benefits paid by employers out of special reserves, which are segregated from their other reserves.
Social assistance benefits in cash
Social assistance benefits are payments of the central and local government to households, for which no quid pro quo by the beneficiary is expected. These benefits are based on a number of Dutch laws, such as the Act on Labor and Social Assistance.
Uses
Uses are transactions appear which deduces the economic value of sectors.
Social contributions and benefits
Social contributions and benefits are transfers to households, in cash or in kind, intended to relieve them from the financial burden of a number of risks or needs, made through collectively organized schemes, or outside such schemes by government units and NPISHs; they include payments from general government to producers which individually benefit households and which are made in the context of social risks or needs.
Social benefits are transfers to households, intended to relieve them from the financial burden of a number of risks or needs, such as sickness, invalidity, disability, old age, survivors and unemployment.
Total
Other social insurance benefits
Other private social insurance benefits are benefits paid by employers out of special reserves, which are segregated from their other reserves.
Average amount
Amount per household.
Resources
Resources are transactions which add to the economic value of sectors.
Social contributions and benefits
Social contributions and benefits are transfers to households, in cash or in kind, intended to relieve them from the financial burden of a number of risks or needs, made through collectively organized schemes, or outside such schemes by government units and NPISHs; they include payments from general government to producers which individually benefit households and which are made in the context of social risks or needs.
Social benefits are transfers to households, intended to relieve them from the financial burden of a number of risks or needs, such as sickness, invalidity, disability, old age, survivors and unemployment.
Total
Employers' imputed social contributions
Imputed social contributions represent the counterpart to the 'unfunded employee social benefits' (less any employees' social contributions) paid directly by employers to their (former) employees. It is necessary to introduce this imputation because the direct payments are recorded twice. Firstly they are recorded as employers' social contributions (part of the compensation of employees). Secondly they are recorded as social benefits.
Social benefits in cash
Social benefits other than social transfers in kind is made up of three sub-headings:
- social security benefits in cash
- other social insurance benefits
- social assistance benefits in cash.
Total
Social sec. non-pension benefits in cash
Social security non-pension benefits in cash.
Other social insurance benefits
Other private social insurance benefits are benefits paid by employers out of special reserves, which are segregated from their other reserves.