Social security fraudOther
Receiving too much in benefits or benefits to which one is not entitled after having provided incorrect or incomplete information or after withholding information that is relevant to the decision-making...
Social security; key figures, number of benefitsFigures
Number of social security benefits Total number of benefits
Occupational Disability Insurance Act (WAO)Other
The law entitles employees who become disabled to a benefit replacing their wages when they become long-term disabled, e.g. for more than one year.
Unemployment slightly up in MayArticles
In May 2022, unemployment stood at 323 thousand. This is 3.3 percent of the labour force and slightly higher than in April 2022, when it was 3.2 percent.
Again more people in paid employment in AprilArticles
From February to April, the number of people in work aged 15 to 74 years grew further by 38 thousand per month on average, to 9.5 million in April.
New life expectancy forecast for 65-year-olds: 20.93 years in 2027Articles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) currently projects life expectancy at age 65 to be 20.93 years in 2027.
More employed and fewer unemployed in MarchArticles
Over the past three months, the number of unemployed has declined by 14 thousand per month on average. As a result, it stood at 327 thousand in March 2022.
Unemployment declined further in FebruaryArticles
In the period December through February, unemployment declined by an average of 8 thousand per month. This resulted in 336 thousand unemployed in February 2022, i.e. 3.4 percent of the labour force.
Unemployment declined in JanuaryArticles
In the period November through January, unemployment declined by an average of 9 thousand per month.
Financial balance sheets and transactions by sectors; National AccountsFigures
Financial balance sheets and transactions by economic sectors Sectors, balance sheets, assets and liabilities
Unemployment slightly up in DecemberArticles
In December 2021, unemployment stood at 369 thousand. This is 3.8 percent of the labour force.
Unemployment falling furtherArticles
In the period September through November, unemployment declined by an average of 17 thousand per month, to 251 thousand in November.
Structure national net lending/borrowing; National AccountsFigures
Structure of national net lending/borrowing Annual data
Number of employed further upArticles
In the period July through September, the number of people aged 15 to 74 years in employment grew by 22 thousand per month on average, to 9.1 million in September.
Current transactions by sectors; National AccountsFigures
Current transactions and balancing items of institutional sectors Sectors, resources and uses, balancing items
Unemployment down to pre-pandemic levelArticles
In the period August through October, unemployment declined by an average of 4 thousand per month, to 277 thousand in October.
Sector accounts; seasonally adjusted data, National AccountsFigures
Transactions and balancing items of economic sectors Non seasonally adjusted and seasonally adjusted figures
Social protection expenditure; functions, in kind or cash, means-testFigures
Social protection expenditure, ESSPROS Functions, support in cash or in kind, means-testing
Nearly half of young people see only negative effects of COVID-19 crisisArticles
In the first few months of 2021, 47 percent of young people in the Netherlands between the ages of 12 and 25 indicated that their lives were negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis in general.
Key figures by sector; National AccountsFigures
Sector accounts; key figures Most important figures of institutional sectors
General Old Age Pension Act (AOW)Other
A general compulsory insurance for the entire population that provides people with an income from the AOW entitlement age. In the Dutch social security system this is a social insurance.
Terms of employmentOther
All conditions agreed upon by employer and employee which are observed when they enter into a labour agreement, either on an individual or on a collective basis. These terms are regulated by law in a collective...
Situation in which someone receives different benefits, for instance welfare and a disablement benefits.