Reduction older WW benefit recipients
At the end of December last year, 340 thousand unemployment (WW) benefits were granted, i.e. more than one and a half time as many as five years ago. The number of male recipients grew notably....
Further increase in number of Turkish asylum seekers
The number of asylum seekers and following family members from Turkey rose from 185 to 330 between Q1 and Q2 2018. They represented the third largest group, after Syrians and Eritreans.
Immigration from Eastern Europe remains high
Immigration from Eastern Europe remains high. Last year, for example, nearly 19 thousand Polish immigrants came to the Netherlands, i.e. twice as many as in 2007. The immigration flow is also high...
Asylum requests; by citizenship, from 1975
Historical data; first, subsequent asylum requests and Family members Citizenship
Family formation immigrants 2006-2011 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on family formation immigrants and their referees, and migrants with other migration motives for the period 2006-2011, by personal characteristics, living situation and income....
Population growth rate remains low
In the first quarter of 2005 the population of the Netherlands grew by nearly 5 thousand. The population growth remains very moderate due to the low birth rate and the high mortality rate.
Younger Turkish, Moroccan 2nd generation marrying later
The second generation of people with a Turkish and Moroccan background are increasingly resembling their native Dutch contemporaries, getting married and having children later. More and more often,...
Number of asylum seekers and relatives almost equal
The Netherlands received 16,145 first asylum requests in 2017; 14,490 following family members arrived
Trade with Turkey expanding
Over the past five years, the value of Dutch exports of goods to Turkey has risen by 24 percent to 4.7 billion euros in 2012. Dutch investments in Turkey in fact outstripped the value of exports to...
Exports to Turkey marginally higher
In 2008, the Netherlands exported nearly 4 billion euro worth of goods to Turkey, 2 percent more than in 2007. For the seventh year running, exports have grown. Since the turn of the century, exports...
Sharp decline Dutch travel spending in Turkey
Dutch travel spending in the first six months of 2016.
Robust growth trade with emerging markets
For many years, the growth rate of the value of goods exported to fast-growing economies has been higher than the growth rate of exports to Europe, but the share of European countries in total Dutch...
Obesity rate in the Netherlands lower than in other OECD countries
The proportion of obese people in the Dutch population has doubled within the last two decades, but is still below the average level across the OECD countries. At the same time, health care...
Population growth halved in 2004
The Netherlands had a population of 16.3 million on 1 January 2005. In 2004 the population increased by just 34 thousand. In 2003 the increase was twice as high. Such a low growth rate has not been...
Decline in number of Turkish and Moroccan immigration brides continues
In 2007, well over 26 thousand people with a foreign background got married.