Number of registered thefts further down in 2013Articles
In 2013, the police registered 640 thousand thefts, i.e. 38 per thousand residents.
Gay male couples have the highest incomesArticles
Of all registered cohabiting couples (including those who are married), same-sex male couples have the highest combined income from work or business, the so-called primary income.
Half of employees experience aggression in the workplaceArticles
Last year, 48 percent of employees in the health care sector had to cope with workplace aggression, versus 33 percent of all employees.
Police investigation more expensive, fewer crimes solvedArticles
The police spent more than 2.4 billion euro in 2009 on investigation activities, i.e. an increase by 12 percent relative to 2005. The police registered a 7 percent increase in offences from 2005, but the...
Annual number of abortions stable over the past decadeArticles
Forty years ago to the day, on 27 February 1971, the first abortion clinic opened its doors in the Netherlands. Approximately 28 thousand abortions are carried out on women living in the Netherlands every...
4 thousand juveniles referred to Halt programmes for fireworks offencesArticles
Last year, 4 thousand young people – nearly one fifth of all young participating in Halt programmmes − were referred to Halt in relation to fireworks offences.
Fewer young crime suspectsArticles
In 2012, 66 thousand young people in the age category 12-24 were arrested on suspicion of having committed at least one criminal offence, i.e. a reduction by nearly one third relative to 2007. The most...
Registered crime remains at same levelArticles
Dutch police forces recorded more than 1 million criminal offences in 2009. This puts registered crime at the same level as in the previous year.
Number of crime victims stable, more cases of vandalismArticles
Last year, the Dutch population aged 15 years and older faced 6.3 million offences, an increase by 0.4 million relative to the preceding year.
Victims of frequently occurring crimeFigures
Victims of frequently occurring crime. Violent crime, thelft, vandalism, hit - and-run accidents, harassment by phone
Criminal law; key figures 1994-2016Figures
Key figures criminal law: subdistrict court cases, district court cases and settlements under the Mulder Act
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 24 - 28 June 2013 (Week 26).