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Living a happy, healthy and satisfying life

This paper on lifestyle and well-being was written for the '3rd OECD World Forum' held in Busan, South Korea from 27-30 October 2009.

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Fewer young adults say they are happy

In 2021, a share of 81 percent in the population aged 18 to 24 said they were happy. This was still 91 percent in 1997.

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One in ten AOW benefits granted to people living abroad

Part of Dutch social benefits are paid to people living outside the Netherlands; 10 percent of all AOW benefits are paid to people living abroad.

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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.

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What is the living situation of the elderly in the Netherlands?

As the elderly are more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus, they currently tend to be (even) more isolated than others. In addition, home care is under pressure nowadays, which means the elderly need...

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Healthy life expectancy

The number of years a person of a certain age can expect to live in good health, assuming that the age specific chances on mortality and ill-health remain constant. Good health can be defined in four...

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Characteristics of parents of live born infants in 2012 (Dutch only)

Customised study of data on municipality of residence and address of parents of live born infants in 2012 and mother’s age. Commissioned by: the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

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One in seven underage children live in a single-parent family

The population of the Netherlands includes 3.5 million underage children. One in seven of these children live with just one parent. This proportion varies strongly between municipalities.

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Nearly one in ten live-born babies born to single mothers

Nearly one in every ten live-born babies were born to single mothers last year. Nine in ten were born to couples living together.

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Most commuters live on the outskirts of town

Many commuters live on the outskirts of town. They often live in areas situated on the fringes of their place of residence.

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Well-off people live longer in good health

Men and women from high-income households on average live about 8 and 7 years longer respectively than their counterparts in low-income households. The difference with respect to the number of years...

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More people living together opt for cohabitation agreements

On 1 January last year, 820 unmarried couples were living together in the Netherlands. More than half had cohabitation agreements.

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80 thousand workers live in Belgium and Germany

According to a study by Statistics Netherlands published this week, around 80 thousand people who work in the Netherlands travel from Belgium and Germany to do so. The main places of work are...

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Elderly people live independently to increasingly older ages

Although the number of elderly people in the Netherlands is growing rapidly, the number of them living in care and nursing homes is decreasing.

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More Dutch and European young adults living at home

In 2017, there were relatively more people in their late twenties living with their parents in the Netherlands than in 2010. This also holds true for most other EU countries.

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More than one fifth of people living apart engaged in LAT relationship

Part of the people living alone are not single: over twenty percent of adult people and parents living alone are engaged in LAT. LAT relationships are more common among younger than among older...

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Nearly half a million Dutch live elsewhere in Europe

Many Dutch people make use of the right of free movement of persons within Europe: at the start of 2011 nearly half a million Dutch people were living in other European countries. Belgium in...

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Living space per household reduced over the past decade

Between 1996 and 2006, more than 17 thousand hectares (ha) were added to the total area designated for residential purposes. The amount of square metres (m²) of living space per household declined in...

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Almost 1 in 6 children live in single-parent households

In 2019, 16 percent of minors in the Netherlands were living in a single-parent household.9 percent of infants were living with one parent. The share of minors living with one parent is highest in...

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