One in ten 'young' brides are over 40
Last year, one in ten women who married for the first time were over the age of 40 versus one in hundred in 1980. As more and more couples live together before they marry, the marriage date is more...
Households; size, composition, position in the household, 1 January
Households in the Netherlands size and composition Persons by position in the household on 1 January
Older singles more often unhealthy
More than 8 percent of people in the age category 50-80 who have a partner are in poor physical or mental health. This percentage is much lower than for divorced, widowed or never-married people in...
A million households more by 2045
The number of households in the Netherlands is expected to grow fast over the next few decades.
Generally, employed people are more satisfied
People who have accepted a job are more often satisfied than they were in the years prior to employment. The same applies people in their first years of retirement.
Population; key figures
Population: key figures by sex, marital status, age, foreign background, households and population growth