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17 results for keyword:volunteer work

More volunteers in 2022, but still below pre-COVID levels

In 2022, 41 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 years or older reported having done volunteer work at least once for an organisation or association in the past twelve months.

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Fewer people do volunteer work

In 2021, the number of people engaging in volunteer work continued to decline.

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Fewer young volunteers in 2019

In 2019, fewer people aged 12 to 24 yrs volunteered than in previous years. Girls are more likely active in care services while boys are more active in sports associations. The main motivation for...

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Dutch young elderly relatively rich and active

In 2018, 13 percent of the Dutch population were between 55 and 65 years of age, similar to the EU average. These young elderly persons have relatively high incomes, attain high levels of workforce...

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New fire services statistic based on 112 alarm centre

The statistic is no longer based on survey data from questionnaires but on records from the 112 emergency alarm centre

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Half of Dutch population - as many men as women - active in volunteer work

Half of the population aged 15 years and older have done volunteer work for a club or organisation at least once in 2012/2013. Most volunteer workers are active for sports clubs, schools, ideological...

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Unemployed more engaged in volunteer work than people with paid jobs

Some 22 percent in the adult population were engaged in volunteer work in 2009. People with paid jobs almost as often did volunteer work as people who did not have paid jobs, but unemployed spent...

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More trust and participation

In the last decade participation and trust in Dutch society have gone up slightly. This is shown by the increase in the social contacts citizens have with family, friends and acquaintances, among...

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Most older people still socially active

Generally, the participation rate among over-55s in social activities is relatively high, but the contact rate with friends and acquaintances for over-75s is below average. They also less frequently...

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Many young people socially active

Six in ten 12 to 25-year-olds lead active social lives. More than four in ten are involved in volunteer work, about as many as in the higher age categories. Young people less often provide informal...

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Lower incomes less active in their leisure time

People in the lower income brackets are less active in their leisure time than people in higher income categories.

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Number of women in fire services no longer growing

There were 1,571 women firefighters in the Netherlands on 1 January 2009. One year previously there were still 1,586. It is first time since 2000 that the number of female firefighters did not...

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Nearly half of Dutch population engaged in volunteer activities

Last year, 5.6 million Dutch in the age category 18 years and older ((44 percent of the adult population) were active in volunteer work. Most voluntary workers are active in sports clubs.

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Society

Latest figures on distribution of well-being ‘here and now’. How is well-being distributed in terms of society? Well-being includes people having opportunities to participate in society and living in...

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