Working women earn over 60 percent more than in 1977Articles
In 2020, women in employment had an average gross annual income of slightly under 34 thousand euros. This was still less than 21 thousand euros in 1977. Most of the income rise occurred this century, mainly...
Heat maps with income level of men and womenOther
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is studying new types of visualisations to present complex data at a glance.
CBS and SCP deepen cooperationArticles
The focus of this agreement is on further deepening of both research and innovation work, with extra attention being paid to privacy
Fewer women than men fall victim to violenceArticles
In 2017, 1.7% of women aged 15 years or older said they had been the victim of one or more violent crimes, against 2.5% of men. Intimidation is the most common crime among both sexes. Women report twice...
Economic position of women has improvedArticles
The Emancipation Monitor by CBS and SCP shows that the economic position of women has improved.
Steadily rising share of women in highest-paying jobsArticles
The share of women among the highest-paid employees in large organisations has seen a steady increase in recent years.
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...
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...
To make the right choice, you need independent dataArticles
Simply understanding the economy is no longer enough to gain insights into society. Social and cultural insights and information about citizens
Women’s emancipation: a slow processArticles
Women work fewer hours, earn lower incomes. More women in top civil sector and commercial sector positions.
Participation in politicsFigures
Participation; political favour and voting behaviour, political interest and opinions by personal characteristics
Emancipation monitor 2010Articles
Labour participation and economic independence of women increase in spite of crisis.
Wellbeing; economic risks, 2003-2012Figures
Happiness, satisfaction with life, Economic self-reliance, financial independence
More people unemployed in DecemberArticles
According to figures today, the number of unemployed people rose by 12 thousand to 642 thousand.
Unemployment further down in SeptemberArticles
Unemployment has fallen for the fifth consecutive month in September.
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 JulyArticles
Unemployment has fallen for the third month in a row. More people recently found work.