Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 21-25 June 2010 (Week 25).
More internet fraud, less skimmingArticles
The number of victims of online shopping fraud has risen last year relative to 2012. The number of bank, cash and credit card skimming crimes declined. Few victims of this type of criminal offence bothered...
Fewer and fewer requests for amnestyArticles
Nearly 2 thousand people convicted of a criminal offence in the Netherlands applied for amnesty in 2009. This is half the number who applied ten years ago.
Crime rate marginally downArticles
The proportion of Dutch aged 15 years and older who report to have beenvictims of common crimes like vandalism, violence and property offences hasbeen reduced marginally last year to just over 25 percent,...
Fewer victims of common crimeArticles
This year, 26 percent of the 15-and-over population in the Netherlands reported that they had been victimes of common crime, as against 29 percent two years ago; the number of offences experienced by the...
1 in 10 crime suspects is a foreigner without fixed abodeArticles
In 2013 nearly one in five registered crime suspects was a foreigner. Over half of this group, one in ten crime suspects, had no fixed abode within the Netherlands. They were tourists, seasonal labourers,...
Feelings of insecurity by background characteristicsFigures
Feelings of insecurity due to crime Scared to be at home alone, or open the front door, scary places etc.
Young people without basic qualification relatively often heard by the policeArticles
Young people without basic qualification are much more often heard by the police than those who have graduated from secondary vocational education level 2 (mbo-2) or higher. Unemployed school drop-outs...
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 21-25 December 2009 (Week 52).
Theft or burglary account for half of registered crimeArticles
The police registered 1.19 million crimes last year, about as many as in 2010. More than half were thefts or burglaries.
Requests for legal aid and reason request by characteristicsFigures
Requests for legal aid and reason make a request for legal aid; sex, age, level of education, socio - economic group
Common crime stabilisedArticles
In 2004 a quarter of the Dutch population indicated they had been victims of common crime. This is about the same as in 2003 but less than in 2002. The share of violent crime victims fell slightly in the...
Homosexuals feel less safe and are more often victims of crimeArticles
Homosexual men and women feel less safe than heterosexuals. They are also more often the victims of common crime and experience more disrespectful treatment.
Dutch public slightly more satisfied with policeArticles
The Dutch public were more positive about the police in the municipality where they lived in 2011. People were more satisfied than in 2010 in terms of their contact with the police as well as how the police...
Nearly 13 million eligible voters on 15 MarchArticles
Around 13 million Dutch residents will be entitled to vote in the general election on 15 March 2017.