Quarter of a million east Europeans in the NetherlandsArticles
On 1 January 2009, a quarter of a million people from eastern Europe had settled in the Netherlands, nearly four times as many as during the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989, twenty years ago...
More than 170 thousand people have no health insuranceArticles
On 1 May last year, 171 thousand (1.0 percent) of Dutch residents had no health insurance.
Dutch women among the most emancipated in EuropeArticles
Inequality between men and women in the Netherlands is relatively small compared to the other countries of the EU 27. The Netherlands has a relatively high score on the Gender Empowerment Measure...
Dutch exports to Greece slowly recover after substantial dipArticles
Dutch goods exports to Greece are slowly picking up after a substantial dip in the early years of the recession. Greek exports have grown more rapidly over the past seven years than Dutch exports.
Labour migration to the Netherlands continues to growArticles
In 2007, some 80 thousand non-Dutch immigrants entered the Netherlands. Finding a job was the main motive.
Dutch inflation equals European averageArticles
According to the European definition, inflation in the Netherlands was 1.0 percent in 2009. This is the same as the average for the European Union.
Migration contributes less to population growthArticles
Compared to other EU countries, a large part of the Dutch population increase is due to natural growth.
Exports Dutch products to EU countries further downArticles
The export of products manufactured in the Netherlands to EU countries is falling into decline. The importance of the EU in total exports of goods is also diminishing, but from an international point of...
Number of teenage mothers declining steadilyArticles
The number of teen mums in the Netherlands is relatively low.
Public debts of Ireland and the Netherlands rise rapidlyArticles
Public debt in the Netherlands grew by 87 billion euro to 346 billion euro last year. Government debt as a percentage of GDP has increased by 12.6 percentage points and amply exceeds the EU average of...
Net population growth 81 thousandArticles
In 2008, net population growth in the Netherlands was more than 81 thousand, i.e. 34 thousand more than in 2007.
Nearly 180 thousand jobs filled by Polish workersArticles
In 2017, over 838 thousand jobs in the Netherlands were filled by foreign workers. Polish workers constitute the largest group, occupying nearly 180 thousand jobs.
Population and population dynamics by month; 1995-2018Figures
Monthly statistics, size of the Dutch population and births, deaths, external migration, marriages, divorces and requests for asylum,
Euro area GDP up by 0.3 percent in third quarterArticles
GDP in the euro area rose by 0.3 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
Relatively few teenage mothers in the NetherlandsArticles
The number of teenage mothers has dropped to 3 per one thousand girls. This is low, also internationally.
Social security cost 159 billion euro in 2008Articles
In the Netherlands people entitled to benefits received 159 billion euro in social security payments in 2008. This is the equivalent of about 27 percent of the Gross Domestic Product, which is what all...
Risk of poverty or social exclusion fairly small in the NetherlandsArticles
According to European standards, the number of Dutch residents running the risk of poverty or social exclusion is relatively small.
Dutch are regular online shoppersArticles
Last year, 7.5 million Dutch people in the age category 16–74 bought one or more articles online. Together with Denmark and the United Kingdom (UK), the Netherlands tops the EU list.
Number of teenage mothers unprecedentedly lowArticles
Last year, 2.2 thousand girls under the age of 20 gave birth, i.e. less than 1.5 percent of all births registered in the Netherlands. The number of teenage births has never been this low. Teenage births...
Number of residents from Central and Eastern Europe up by 11 percentArticles
Last year, the number of citizens from Central and Eastern Europe in the Netherlands increased from 160 thousand to 177 thousand. Another 75 thousand CEE citizens are estimated to work in the Netherlands...