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Dutch education spending higher than EU average
Government spending on education in the Netherlands accounted for about 5.5 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2005. This is slightly higher than the average in the European Union.
Higher educated mothers relatively less often single
The lowest share of single mothers is seen in higher educated women.
OTC medicines popular among women and higher educated
Last year, the proportion of people in the Netherlands taking non-prescribed medicines was as high as those taking prescribed medicines. Over-the-counter (OTC) medication is more common among women,...
Almost as many higher as lower educated Dutch
Between 2001 and 2007, the proportion of higher educated people in the Netherlands has grown across all age categories. Last year, there were about as many higher as lower educated individuals in the...
Labour participation; attachment to the labour market
Employed and not employed, want to work, reasons to not want to work Sex, age, level of education
Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristics
Perceived health, chronic disorders Sex, age, educational level
Caribbean NL: medical contacts, medicines; personal characteristics
GP, specialist, dentist, fysiotherapist, hospitalisation, medicine use Sex, age, educational level
House prices over 18 percent higher in October
In October, owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 18.3 percent more expensive than in the same month last year. This price increase is almost the same as the one in...
Higher educated mums make more use of childcare facilities than their lower educated counterparts
In 2007, 60 percent of Dutch households where the mother had attained a high education level made use of childcare facilities. This is nearly twice as often as for households where the mother was...
Business administration and management most popular higher education disciplines
These are a few of the main conclusions of the annual education report Jaarboek onderwijs in cijfers 2012.
Nearly one million women higher educated than their partners
More than 950 thousand women were higher educated than their partners in 2010, which means that in nearly one in every four couples the woman is the highest educated. In recent years, the number of...
Senior secondary vocational students cost more than higher education students
Dutch education spending rose in 2007, but by less than in previous years.
Higher educated 25 to 35-year-olds are doing well on the labour market
Nearly 94 percent of 25 to 35-year-old higher educated no longer attending any form of education were employed in 2009. With 89 percent, the employment rate was also high among higher educated with a...
Employment situation and income of graduates from intermediate vocational education (mbo), higher professional education (hbo) and university (wo) in school year 2005/'06 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the employment situation and income in 2007 and 2011 of graduates from intermediate vocational education (mbo), higher professional education (hbo) and university (wo) in school...
Studying pays off. Income of secondary and higher vocational education graduates, and of university graduates, 2007-2009 (Dutch only)
Sociaaleconomische trends, 2e kwartaal 2012
Labour market position of higher education graduates, at the end of 2003 and 2007. Cohorts 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the labour market position of higher education graduates at the end of December 2003 and 2007. Graduate cohorts 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006. Commissioned by: Ministry of...
Domestic R&D expenditure over €18 billion in 2020
In 2020, enterprises, institutions and the higher education sector in the Netherlands spent nearly 18.4 billion euros on research and development (R&D), using own and hired personnel.
Report on Integration and Society, 2022
The Report on Integration and Society (Rapportage Integratie en Samenleven) describes how groups of different origins relate to the average of the Dutch population.
Obesity, smoking and drinking hardly down since 2018
In 2021, half of the adult population in the Netherlands were overweight. This is the same as in 2018 at the start of the National Prevention Agreement.
Inflation rate down to 7.6 percent in January
The consumer price index (CPI) was 7.6 percent higher in January than in the same month last year.