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One in three disabled hold paid jobs

In 2013, 14 percent of all 15 to 64-year-olds in the Netherlands – nearly 1.6 million people – had a disability. They suffer from chronic diseases, disorders or disabilities restricting their...

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Work-disabled hardly benefit from thriving economy

If the situation on the labour market deteriorates, work disabled individuals are hit harder than the population as a whole.

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Spending on disablement assistance for young people up

Spending on disablement assistence for young people (Wajong) have been rising in recent years. In 2003 spending amounted to nearly 1.3 billion euro, while in 2008 this had increased to nearly 1.9...

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Labour disablement benefits down by 60 thousand

In 2005, the number of people in the Netherlands claiming the three most important types of social security benefits declined. The total number of labour disablement benefits dropped by over 60...

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Number of disablement benefits; inflow and outflow. 1998-2009.

Disablement benefits, inflow and outflow by type of act, sex, age and degree of disablement.

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Longer life, but more years with a physical disability

Although Dutch people are living to older ages, they are no longer doing so in perfect health. The number of years they have to cope with a physical disability is increasing. These are mostly minor...

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Number of dismissal permits due to disability drops dramatically

The number of dismissal permits granted due to disability dropped sharply from 18.7 thousand in 2003 to 5.7 thousand in 2007.

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One ten people look after chronically ill or disabled relatives

One in ten 15 to 65-year-olds look after chronically ill or disabled relatives. In most cases, the care is provided to one or both parents. Women in the age category 45-55 more often provide care...

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Nearly 1.7 million disabled people in the Dutch labour force

Nearly 1.7 million people aged 15 to 64 years in the Netherlands had a disability affecting their capacity to work in 2009. This is 15 percent of all 15 to 64 year-olds.

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People suffering from disabilities or chronic diseases, 2012 (Dutch only)

Custom-made tables on living conditions of people suffering from disabilities or chronic diseases. Commissioned by: the Netherlands institute for Human Rights.

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Many unemployed and disabled in eastern part of the Netherlands

Municipalities where the proportion of people receiving unemployment and disability benefits was high in June 2011 are mainly found in the eastern part of the Netherlands.

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Social security; key figures, number of benefits

Number of social security benefits Total number of benefits

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Increase in unemployment benefits slows down, decrease in labour disablement benefits

In the first quarter of 2004 the number of unemployments benefits (WW) grew again and totalled 311 thousand at the end of March but the growth rate is slowing down. The number of benefits paid under...

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Disability benefits down by 175 thousand in the space of ten years

At the end of June 2013, 818 thousand people in the Netherlands were claiming a disability benefit, 175 thousand fewer than at the end of December 2002, when the record number of claimants was...

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Increase in unemployment benefits and national assistance, decrease in labour disablement benefits

The number of unemployment benefits (WW) increased in the fourth quarter of 2003 to a total of 287 thousand at the end of 2003. Unemployment benefits increased by an average of 6 thousand a month...

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Slower increase in spending on disability benefits for the young in 2010

The Dutch government spent 2.2 billion euro less on disability benefits for young people (Wajong benefits) in 2010. This accounts for one fifth of the country’s total spending on disability benefits.

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Government; social benefits

Statutory social security benefits, Social Assistance Benefits

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Number of disability benefits down by more than 100 thousand in half a decade

By the end of November last year, 597 thousand disability benefits were paid out, a decrease by 109 thousand from five years ago. The total amount paid out has risen by more than 300 million euro in...

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