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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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...