Young people in low-income households more often overweight
Approximately 15 percent of 2 to 25-year-olds struggle with overweight. Young members of low-income households are more often overweight and have more GP contacts than their counterparts in the...
More and more young children grow up in large cities
In the four major cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht), the number of 0 to 5-year old children is growing, while in the rest of the Netherlands the number of young children is...
Fewer multiple births
The number of multiple births has been in decline in the Netherlands since 2003. In recent years, usually only 1 egg cell is replaced in the uterus during in vitro fertilisation, resulting in a...
More young people prefer education to a job
In the third quarter of 2010, one quarter of the Dutch population aged 15 to 64 years said they did not have or did not want a paid job of at least 12 hours a week.
One in five cases of sexual harassment occur in the workplace
In 2009, one in every forty women were subject to unwelcome sexual advances; 20 percent occurred in the workplace. Only 10 percent were reported to the police.
Half a million parents receive childcare allowances
The number of parents receiving childcare allowances is rising continually. In 2009, there were more than half a million recipients, an increase by 11 percent relative to one year previously.
Population statistics provide information about the size and composition of the population of the Netherlands as at 1 January. In addition, the statistics provide information about population...