Half of the Surinamese Dutch population is second generation
Nearly half of all Dutch people of Surinamese origin were also born in the Netherlands. These are primarily the children of Surinamese people who migrated to the Netherlands in the 1970s.
Number of teenage mothers unprecedentedly low
Last year, 2.2 thousand girls under the age of 20 gave birth, i.e. less than 1.5 percent of all births registered in the Netherlands. The number of teenage births has never been this low. Teenage...
Most reintegration programmes for under-45s
At the end of 2011 nearly 230 thousand people in the Netherlands were in reintegration programmes provided by municipal government. This is more than 17 thousand fewer than twelve months previously.
Childcare by quarter and neighbourhood in the municipality of Deventer, 2011 (Dutch only)
Use of childcare facilities by quarter, neighbourhood and type of childcare in the municipality of Deventer. Commissioned by: Deventer municipal authorities.
Many Antillean and Surinamese teenage mothers
In 2009, 2,636 babies were born in the Netherlands to mothers younger than 20 years. This makes the Dutch teenage birth rate one of the lowest in the world.
Infant mortality highest among first-generation non-westerners
In the period 2004-2005, perinatal mortality in children of people with a non-western background belonging to the first generation had grown by more than half compared to children of native Dutch...
Nearly a quarter of immigrants transfer money to the countries where their families live
Nearly one quarter of households with a foreign background report to have transferred money abroad, predominantly to the countries where their parents, relatives or friends live.