Bank savings schemes more popularArticles
The aggregate amount deposited in bank savings accounts by Dutch households exceeded 2.4 billion euro at the end of 2009, approximately a fourfold increase relative to twelve months ago.
Less paid into company savings schemesArticles
Dutch employees deposited a total 783 million euro in accounts for life course savings schemes in 2008. This is more than 7 percent less than in 2007.
Popularity online saving further downArticles
The aggregate amount deposited by Dutch households in online savings accounts exceeded 55 billion euro by the end of 2008, i.e. 11 billion down on the end of 2007.
Vocational education suffers loss as a result of civic integrationArticles
From a financial point of view, 2007 was a poor year for vocational and adult education in the Netherlands. The financial position of regional training centres (Regionale Opleidingscentra, or ROCs), in particular, deteriorated.
Credit crisis has limited effects in 2007Articles
Dutch financial institutions suffered only limited effects of the international credit crisis in 2007. The value of their financial assets diminished by only 32 billion euro as a result of lower exchange rates.
Employees put less aside in life course schemesArticles
Employees in the Netherlands saved 840 million euro in life course savings and insurance schemes in 2007. This is 70 million euro less than in 2006.
Online saving less popularArticles
Last year, the average Dutch household had deposited 9,000 euro in Internet savings accounts, as against more than 10,000 euro at the end of 2006.
Company savings schemes less popularArticles
Employees deposited 1.1 billion euro in company savings schemes accounts in 2006. This is 0.3 billion euro less than in 2005.
Withdrawals halve save-as-you-earn balanceArticles
The total amount on save-as-you-earn accounts was halved in 2005. Many employees saving through these schemes made use of the opportunity to withdraw their money prematurely.
Households lost purchasing power in 2004Articles
Real spendable household income fell again in 2004. Enterprises made more profits.
Online saving very popularArticles
Internet saving was booming in 2004. The total amount in Internet savings accounts exceeded 58 billion euro, 37 percent more than in 2003.
Young people (12-29 yrs) and families, 2003Figures
Family situation broken down by background characteristics such as gender, age, composition of the household and degree of urbanisation
Almost 200 billion euro in Dutch savings accountsArticles
The savings of private individuals reached almost 200 billion euro in 2004. People put almost 11 billion euro more into their savings accounts than they took out. Outstanding debt on consumer credit increased to almost 18 billion euro in 2004. Current accounts were almost 7 billion euro in the red on 31 December 2004.
Sharp fall in savings through company schemesArticles
Employees who save via company savings plans deposited 1.3 billion euro in these schemes in 2003. This is much less than in previous years, when total deposits fluctuated around 2.2 billion euro. The decrease was caused by a change in the 1994 law on company savings schemes. A total amount of 5.6 billion euro became available from company savings schemes in 2003, and was deposited into many private savings accounts by households.
Interest rates on the money market; 1957 - 2003Figures
Official interest, rates short - term deposits unsecured and call money