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Asylum requests and family reunification; nationality, sex and age
Asylum requests and family reunification nationality, sex and age
Over 40 percent more asylum applications in 2022
In 2022, over 35 thousand people submitted a first application for asylum in the Netherlands.
More asylum requests in Q3 2022
In Q3 2022, 10.6 thousand people submitted first asylum applications in the Netherlands.
More asylum applications in Q2 2022
In Q2 2022, over 7 thousand first applications for asylum were submitted in the Netherlands, 9 percent up on the previous quarter. The number of people arriving in connection with family...
Caribbean Netherlands: purchasing power gains in 2020
In 2020, the population of the Caribbean Netherlands saw gains in purchasing power again.
More family reunification from Eritrea
In 2017, more following family members than asylum seekers from Eritrea arrived in the Netherlands.
More family migrants in work
In 2015 there were over 60 thousand family migrants of whom half were from EU countries. Of those aged 20 and up, 40% were in work one year after their arrival. This was still 37% in 2005.
Family reunion still main reason for immigration
Family reunion is still the main reason for migration, but labour and asylum are rising.
Work and family reunification main reasons for immigration
In 2018, the Netherlands received 191 thousand non-Dutch immigrants. They included 110 thousand people from EU/EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland); the main migration...
Fewer asylum seekers and dependants in early 2022
In Q1 2022, nearly 6.5 thousand first-time asylum applications were submitted in the Netherlands.
More purchasing power for families with young children
The median purchasing power of the population in the Caribbean Netherlands increased once again in 2016. On all three islands, the purchasing power of families with young children increased the most.
Following family members outnumber asylum seekers in Q1
In Jan-Mar 2017, 4 thousand asylum seekers and 5.3 thousand following family members arrived in the Netherlands.
Nearly half of young people see only negative effects of COVID-19 crisis
In the first few months of 2021, 47 percent of young people in the Netherlands between the ages of 12 and 25 indicated that their lives were negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis in general.
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 years
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
Slightly more children experiencing parental separation
In 2019, the share of minor children (under 18) witnessing their parents’ divorce or separation stood at 1.5 percent. This is equivalent to nearly 49 thousand children, 6.5 thousand more than in 1999.
Asylum requests; by citizenship, from 1975
Historical data; first, subsequent asylum requests and Family members Citizenship
Family businesses in the Netherlands 2015-2018
In addition to the number of enterprises, the results of this research also include figures on the number of employee jobs and their characteristics, turnover and value added. Figures are broken down...
Contributing family worker
A person who works, not on the basis of a an explicit employment contract, in the company or practice of the partner or parents.
Every dwelling that forms the entire property. This includes detached houses, semi-detached houses, farms with dwellings and all terraced houses.
Every dwelling that forms an entire property together with other dwellings and business premises. This includes apartment blocks, flats with gallery entrances or entrance halls, dwellings occupying a...
Fewer very large families
The number of families with four or more children living at home has dropped dramatically over the past decade. The decline was more substantial among families with a non-western background than...