The Poverty monitor displays the number of financially vulnerable residents in the municipalities and their characteristics on the one hand; on the other hand, it shows how wide coverage is of the...
Number of households at risk of poverty in the Netherlands relatively low
The number of households facing financial constraints is relatively low in the Netherlands compared to most other European countries. The number of households, who only just manage financially, is...
Half of refugee households at risk of poverty
Nearly 53 percent of refugee households have a low income, over six times the average in the Netherlands (8.2 percent). Among households with a Syrian or Eritrean main breadwinner, this share is even...
More obesity and diabetes among adults at risk of poverty
In 2021, half of the Dutch population aged 18 years and over were overweight.
Poverty Survey 2013: Sharp rise in poverty in 2012, but growth expected to weaken
The poverty rate in the Netherlands increased sharply in 2012, as in 2011. Estimates suggest weaker growth in 2013 and a further reduction in 2014.
Sharp rise in poverty in 2011
These are among the conclusions in the Poverty Survey 2012 (Armoedesignalement 2012) which is published today. In the report, researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Social Research/SCP and...
Poverty down in 2006 and 2007, but unchanged in 2008
In 2006, 623 households in the Netherlands had a low income. According to the budget-based thresholds 382 households (not-much-but-enough-to-get-by), and 233 thousand households...
More children at risk of poverty
The number of underage children at risk of poverty has increased in 2011. In the provinces of South Holland and Groningen, more children grow up in poverty than in other provinces. In more than half...
More households at poverty risk in 2008
Lage inkomens, kans op armoede en uitsluiting 2009. It describes recent developments in poverty and constraints in social and financial aspects.
One in nine children at risk of growing up in poverty
In 2008, 385 thousand Dutch minors were at risk of growing up in poverty. This means that 11.5 percent of children below 18 years of age grow up in families with incomes that do not exceed 120...
Vulnerable groups at the core of The Hague local policy
The use of data is in line with the government’s growing preference for knowledge-based policies
Child poverty stable in 2018, less long-term poverty
Last year, 264 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income families, the same number as the year before.
Poverty continues to rise in 2005, and falls subsequently
In 2004, 10.3 percent of Dutch households had to get by on a low income. This means that poverty increased further in 2004, just as in 2003.
Half of refugee households at risk of poverty
Refugee households often have a persistently low income
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 years
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
370 thousand workers living on incomes below the poverty line
Despite having paid jobs, 370 thousand households in the Netherlands were living below the poverty line in 2009.
First study of well-being Caribbean Netherlands shows mixed picture
Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius are on the right track in terms of poverty reduction, one of the internationally agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
More poverty in 2009
Poverty has grown in the Netherlands in 2009 and after a long period of decline, the percentage of poor children has increased last year.
Income data employed living on long-term low incomes; characteristics and explanations (Dutch only)
This report includes results on the composition of the category of employed living on long-term low incomes and the factors which determine why people are trapped in a long-term low-income situation....
CBS and TNO map household energy poverty
The price of energy, which has risen sharply over the past year, is in the news every day.
First Research Data Centre launched in Schagen
The municipality and Statistics Netherlands (CBS) work together at this ‘Research Data Centre’ (RDC) in order to find answers to local policy questions
Health and health care; personal characteristics
Health, chronic disorders, use of health care sex, age, eduational level, ethnicity, income level
Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristics
Smoking, alcohol and drug use, being overweight, physical activity, sexual health, nutrition, health examination, giving informal care.