Employment participation rate also higher among mothers with non-western background
The employment participation rate among mothers with a non-western background is significantly lower than among native Dutch mothers, but since 2006, employment among women with a non-western...
Designers in the Netherlands; 2007-2009 averages (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on designers in the Netherlands. The data are broken down according to characteristics of the designers and their jobs. Commissioned by: TNO.
Economic position of women has improved
The Emancipation Monitor by CBS and SCP shows that the economic position of women has improved.
Further increase mothers working in large part-time jobs
The percentage of mothers working in part-time jobs increased further in 2008. Last year, nearly six in ten women with underage children worked on a part-time basis.
Fewer and fewer first-time mothers cut back working hours
A smaller number of women than a few years ago work shorter hours after having their first baby. Only women who worked full-time before the birth of their first child still mostly cut back their...
One-and-a-half -income earners disinclined to change working hours
Couples where the man works full-time and the woman part-time are the least inclined to change their working hours.
Mothers working long hours are more often self-employed
Mothers who work for 28 hours or more per week are more likely to be self-employed than women with no children living at home.
More than half of couples with young children one-and-a-half-income earners
Last year, in 54 percent of couples with young children one partner was working on a full-time basis and the other partner on a part-time basis. This was also the case in 2008.
More women part-time employed
Nearly 3.3 million women were working twelve hours a week or more last year, an increase by more than 460 thousand relative to 2002.
Working mothers by working hours and average wages in 2006, 2007 and 2008 (Dutch only)
At the request of the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, Statistics Netherlands’ Centre for Policy Related Statistics has compiled custom-made tables on working mothers. The results are...
Male part-timers more often than women decide to increase their working hours
Nearly one in twelve people in work would like to increase their working hours. Male part-timers more often want to increase their working hours than women and they appear to be more successful in...
More than half a million people have two jobs
Last year, the number of second job holders included in the employed labour force has risen marginally to 544 thousand. On average, people holding two jobs work two hours more each week than those...
Working mothers by working hours and average wages in 2009 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on working mothers. The results are presented by working hours and average wages in 2009. Commissioned by: Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.
Hourly wages by occupation, broken down by age 2008 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables with hourly wages of occupations in the private, public and semi-public sectors for a number of age groups.Commissioned by: Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
Part-timers less satisfied with working hours than full-timers
In 2008, the large majority of workers in the Netherlands, nearly 86 percent, were satisfied with their working hours.
Average weekly working hours hardly changed in recent years
The employed labour force in the Netherlands comprised nearly 7.4 million people in 2010. On average, they worked 34.4 hours a week versus 36.7 hours in 1996.
3/4 of young Bonairians not in education are in work
Young workers on Bonaire often have full-time jobs, similar to the over-25s.
Men and full-timers most likely to work overtime
Just over one in three employees regularly work overtime. More men and full-time workers work overtime than women and part-time workers.
Self-employed hardly worked less in 2009
Nearly 960 thousand people in the Netherlands were self-employed in 2009, of whom 630 thousand did not employ others. In spite f the economic crisis they hardly worked less last year.