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Fewer welfare children for the first time since 2009

At the end of 2017, nearly 7 procent of all minor children were living in families on income support, 228 thousand minors. This is nearly 3 thousand less than in 2016. In most of these families, a...

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Number of adopted children reduced by half since 2004

Last year, 672 children were adopted by Dutch parents, approximately as many as in 2009, but considerably fewer than in record year 2004, when 1,378 children were adopted.

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Custom-made tables for Counting Children, 2006 t/m 2008 (Dutch only)

Custom-made tables on nonworking job seekers for the years 2006, 2007 and 2008. Commissioned by: Verwey-Jonker

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Nearly 35 thousand children experience parents' divorce in 2007

Dutch judges pronounced 32.6 thousand divorces in 2007. A total of 34.7 thousand underage children were involved in these divorces.

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Children adopted from China perform better in secondary education

Statistics Netherlands announced today that children adopted from China perform better at school than non-adopted children; 15-year-old children with a Chinese background more often attend...

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Custom-made tables for Counting Children, 2009 (Dutch only)

Custom-made tables on persons and households by age, municipality and postal code in terms of population, deaths, children, social benefits and job seekers. Commissioned by: Verwey-Jonker

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Custom-made tables for Counting Children, 2010 (Dutch only)

Custom-made tables on persons and households by age, municipality and postal code in terms of population, deaths, children, social benefits and job seekers. Commissioned by: Verwey-Jonker

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Almost 1 in 6 children live in single-parent households

In 2019, 16 percent of minors in the Netherlands were living in a single-parent household.9 percent of infants were living with one parent. The share of minors living with one parent is highest in...

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Children’s intake of fruit, veg and fish is too low

Many children aged 1 to 11 years do not eat the recommended amounts of fruit, vegetables and fish.

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One in a hundred mothers have more than five children

There are nearly 5 million mothers. Half of them have two children and one-fifth have one child or three children.

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Working hours mothers crucial for hours their children spend in formal child care

Mothers working long hours, more often use formal child care facilities than mothers with small jobs.

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Children from one-parent families more likely to switch to lower school type

Eleven percent of pupils in the first year of one of the vocational tracks of preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) who did not repeat a year had advanced to a higher type of education...

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Children of divorced parents start living together at younger age

Children of couples who married young often start living together when they are young. Children of divorced couples also start living together at a younger age.

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One in nine children at risk of growing up in poverty

In 2008, 385 thousand Dutch minors were at risk of growing up in poverty. This means that 11.5 percent of children below 18 years of age grow up in families with incomes that do not exceed 120...

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Mothers continue to work part-time when their children grow older

After the birth of their first child, most mothers continueworking, preferably part-time. As their children grow older, mothers rarely start working longer hours.

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Relatively many income support claimants with children in re-integration programmes

Relatively more income support claimants with under-age children participated in re-integration programmes than households without children in 2007.

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More than 2,800 euro extra for families with children in 2007

Households with underage children received an extra 2,824 euro compensation on average through income and tax measures for families in 2007.

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Custom-made tables for Counting Children 2011 and 2012 (Dutch only)

Custom-made tables on individuals and households by age, municipality and postal code in terms of population, mortality rate, children, social benefits and job seekers. Commissioned by: Verwey-Jonker...

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One in three children have same level of education as their parents

The level of education of one in every three children is the same as their parents. Boys, whose fathers are farmers or engineers, often follow in their footsteps. The same applies to girls whose...

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Annually, more than 6 thousand underage children lose one or both parents

By the end of 2011, there were 34 thousand underage children who had lost one of their parents and 330 who had lost both parents. Each year, more than 6 thousand underage children are (semi-)orphaned.

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Number of children living at home in Dutch municipalities in 2012 (Dutch only)

Customised study of the number of children living with their parents per household in Dutch municipalities in 2012.Commissioned by: the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

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