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Number of social security benefits up by 26 thousand in 2010

The latest figures published show that the number of social security benefits granted to people under the age of 65 has risen by 26 thousand over 2010. The number of social security benefits paid out...

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Personal capital drops sharply

Dutch personal capital was one fifth lower on 1 January 2010 than at the beginning of 2009.

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People moving from benefit to work via reintegration support (2007) (Dutch only)

Commissioned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW), the Centre for Policy Related Statistics has compiled a paper about the percentage of persons moving to regular employment within...

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Jobs with or without reintegration support, 2008 and 2009 (Dutch only)

This paper describes the jobs that started in 2008 or 2009 by people claiming a social security benefit or who were not entitled to a benefit but were looking for a job. Commissioned by the Ministry...

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Number of income support benefits hardly up

301 thousand people aged under 65 years were claiming income support at the end of the third quarter of 2010.

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Expenditure on pension benefits continues to rise

In the first half of 2010 spending on AOW pensions increased by 500 million euro on the first half of 2009. By the end of June 2010 nearly 2.9 million people received AOW pension benefits.

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No chance or no choice? Typology for the unused labour force without income (Dutch only)

At the request of RWI (Council for Work and Income) and several municipalities, Statistics Netherlands has conducted research on the unused supply of labour among people without income in 2007.

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300 thousand social assistance benefits

At the end of June this year, 300 thousand social assistance benefits were paid to persons under the age of 65.

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One in ten 15 to 64-year-olds receive social security benefits

At the end of last year, 1.4 million people, i.e. 12 percent of the population in the age category 15-64 received social assistance, unemployment (WW) or disability benefits.

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Number of income support benefits up again

The number of people younger than 65 years in the Netherlands claiming income support rose again in the first quarter of 2010.

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Fewer and fewer survivor benefits

Under the National Survivor Benefits Act (Anw), 105 thousand benefits were paid to claimants in March 2010. This is 9 thousand fewer than twelve months previously.

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Declining trend WAO benefits levels off

In the last quarter of 2009, the number of work disability benefits has risen marginally. For the first time in almost seven years, more work disability benefits were granted than terminated.

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Total amount paid in dividends substantially down

Dutch companies quoted on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange paid out more than 10 billion euro in dividends to their shareholders in 2009, a decrease by 8 billion euro relative to 2008. Financial...

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130 thousand households with an income of more than 100 thousand euro

The Dutch households, over 7 million, had an average of 33 500 euro to spend in 2008. Almost 130 thousand households had a net disposable income of 100 thousand or more.

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Income support benefits continue to rise

The number of income support benefits paid to people younger than 65 years has risen for the third quarter in a row.

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Nearly 19 thousand part-time unemployment benefits

The number of part-time unemployment benefits was nearly 19 thousand by the end of June.

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Further increase social security benefits

The number of social security benefits paid to under-65s has increased for the second consecutive quarter.

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Social security cost 159 billion euro in 2008

In the Netherlands people entitled to benefits received 159 billion euro in social security payments in 2008. This is the equivalent of about 27 percent of the Gross Domestic Product, which is what...

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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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Number of unemployment benefits growing faster

Some 11 thousand more unemployment benefits (WW) were paid out in April 2009 than the month before. This brings the seasonally adjusted figure to 203 thousand.

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Increase social security recipients after 4 years of decline

At the end of March this year, 263 thousand persons were living on social security, an increase by 4 thousand relative to the end of 2008.

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One in five Dutch households claiming benefit

At the end of 2008, 1.2 million households in the Netherlands were claiming at least one social security benefit. This means that one in five households with at least one person aged 15-65 years...

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No further decline number of social security benefits

Last year, the number of social security benefits paid to under-65s was reduced by 15 thousand.

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Marginal increase new disability benefits

The number of new cases under the Work and Income according to Labour Capacity Act (WIA) is growing gradually. In the first half of last year, 12 thousand new disability benefits were granted, as...

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