Life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women elsewhere in Europe wideningArticles
Male life expectancy at birth for boys in the Netherlands was 79.9 years (2014). Male life expectancy is marginally higher in Norway, Sweden, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. Dutch girls have 83.3 years ahead of them. Their life expectancy is below the average level for European girls.
More people unemployed in DecemberArticles
According to figures today, the number of unemployed people rose by 12 thousand to 642 thousand.
Unemployment almost unchangedArticles
According to figures released today, 630 thousand people in the Netherlands were unemployed in November.
Unemployment stable in OctoberArticles
The number of unemployed hardly changed in October. In the period May-September, unemployment declined each month.
Unemployment further down in SeptemberArticles
Unemployment has fallen for the fifth consecutive month in September.
Unemployment further down in JulyArticles
Unemployment has fallen for the third month in a row. More people recently found work.
In March, the number of unemployed also declined, but this was caused by the fact that people withdrew from the labour market.
Unemployment rise slows down as young people leave labour marketArticles
Statistics Netherlands announced today that unemployment rose by 3 thousand people in April. This has slowed down the rise in unemployment at the beginning of the year. It is not the result of more jobs becoming available though, but mainly because young people have been withdrawing from the labour market.
Unemployment down, but fewer people employedArticles
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), unemployment fell by 7 thousand in March. The decline was largely due to the fact that many people withdrew from the labour market, not because more people managed to find paid jobs. The number of people with paid jobs was reduced further in March.
Unemployment continues to riseArticles
Figures released by Statistics Netherlands today show that, after adjustment for seasonal effects, unemployment in the Netherlands was 13 thousand higher in February than in January 2014
Unemployment further upArticles
The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that unemployment increased by 10 thousand in January 2014 to reach 678 thousand, i.e. 8.6 percent in the labour force. The figures are adjusted for seasonal variation.
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, seasonally adjusted unemployment increased by 15 thousand in December 2013 to reach 668 thousand, i.e. 8.5 percent of the employed labour force.
Car mostly registered in man's nameArticles
Early 2011, half of over-18s had a car registered in their name. On paper, more men than women are registered as car owners.
Nearly nine in ten over-65 households have extra incomes in addition to AOWArticles
Altogether, 1.8 million households received old age state pensions (AOW) in 2010. Nearly nine in ten households received supplementary pensions and approximately as many generated revenues from private property.
Emancipation monitor 2010Articles
Labour participation and economic independence of women increase in spite of crisis.
One in five cases of sexual harassment occur in the workplaceArticles
In 2009, one in every forty women were subject to unwelcome sexual advances; 20 percent occurred in the workplace. Only 10 percent were reported to the police.
Half a million parents receive childcare allowancesArticles
The number of parents receiving childcare allowances is rising continually. In 2009, there were more than half a million recipients, an increase by 11 percent relative to one year previously.