Housing costs of households; household, dwelling characteristics, '09-'15Figures
housing costs characteristics household, characteristics dwelling
Unemployment benefits per month by sex, age and region, 1998-2015Figures
Number of unemployment benefits (Unemployment Insurance Act) by region: parts of the country and provinces, broken down by sex and age
Sustained decline unemploymentArticles
Unemployment fell over the past three months by an average of 14 thousand a month. In January 574 thousand people and 6.5 percent in the labour force were unemployed. Statistics Netherlands reports that the number of employed grew by an average of 6 thousand a month over the past three months.
Purchasing power up after four years of declineArticles
After four years of decline, the purchasing power of the Dutch population improved by 1.5 percent in 2014. All population groups saw their spending power rise in a period of slow economic recovery. Employees benefited the most with an increase of 2.7 percent.
Unemployment down due to contraction of the labour forceArticles
As fewer people actively engaged on the labour market in February, unemployment declined. The number of employed was about the same as in January.
Regional accounts; transactions of the sector households 1995-2011Figures
Primary and secondary income distribution of the section households Region and period
More people unemployed in DecemberArticles
According to figures today, the number of unemployed people rose by 12 thousand to 642 thousand.
Wellbeing; education and labour, 2003-2012Figures
Happiness, satisfaction with life, Education level, socio-economic category, main source of income
Investment climate; society, 1990-2013Figures
Job mobility, social benefits, minimum wage Countries, periods
Ageing population pushes up spending on state pensionsArticles
According to figures published by Statistics Netherlands today, spending on state old-age pensions has risen by nearly a quarter since 2008, to 32.7 billion euros in 2013. By the end of 2013, over 3.2 million people in the Netherlands were receiving a state old-age pension. One in ten of them live outside the Netherlands.
Purchasing power erodes further in 2013Articles
The purchasing power of the Dutch population was reduced by 1.1 percent in 2013. Purchasing power fell for the fourth year in a row, consistent with the economic recession and climbing unemployment figures.
Sector accounts; current transactions by sectors 1969- q4 2013Figures
Current transactions and balancing items of economic sectors Sectors, resources and uses, balancing items
Government Finance Statistics; key figures 1987 - 2013Figures
Revenue and expenditure, net balance and debt of the general government sector, in million euros and as a pecentage of GDP.
Higher purchasing power for employees in care sectorArticles
Today, Statistics Netherlands announced that the recession which has persisted since late 2008 has undermined the financial position of households
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.
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.
Benefit recipients; sex, age, ethnic background, 1999 - 2003Figures
Recipients of benefits under WAO, WAZ, Wajong, ABW, WW, IOAW or IOAZ broken down by sex, age category and ethnic background,
Number of benefits WAO, Wajong and WAZ by month, 1998-2010Figures
Disablement benefits by month (WAO, WAZ, Wajong), specified as follows: sex, age, degree of disablement.
Poverty Survey 2013: Sharp rise in poverty in 2012, but growth expected to weakenArticles
The poverty rate in the Netherlands increased sharply in 2012, as in 2011. Estimates suggest weaker growth in 2013 and a further reduction in 2014.
Regional accounts; income accounts of households 1995-2009Figures
Transactions in million euro, transactions per capita and transactions per household
Social protection benefits by functions, criteria, implementation 1994-2012Figures
Social protection benefits. Functions, criteria and execution.
Purchasing power eroded further in 2012Articles
The purchasing power of Dutch consumers declined by 1 percent last year. Purchasing power also declined in 2010 and 2011, though less dramatically: by 0.5 and 0.8 percent respectively.
Sharp growth number of social security recipientsArticles
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, 390 thousand under-65s received social security benefits at the end of March, i.e. an increase by 11 thousand relative to the preceding quarter.
Reduction older WW benefit recipientsArticles
At the end of December last year, 340 thousand unemployment (WW) benefits were granted, i.e. more than one and a half time as many as five years ago. The number of male recipients grew notably. Partly because the maximum benefit entitlement period was reduced, the share of 55 to 65-year-old recipients dropped to 25 percent.