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Wider income gap between single mothers and mothers with partners
The disposable income of single mothers is considerably lower than that of cohabiting or married mothers. The average disposable income of single mothers was 15 thousand euro in 2008, as against...
Mobility; per person, personal characteristics, modes of travel and regions
Trips, distance travelled, time traveled, average per person per day/year personal characteristics, modes of travel and regions
Traditional role patterns in spending by single men and women
Single men spend their money on other things than single women. Men spend more on cars, eating out and gadgets, while women spend more on clothes, personal care and fruit and vegetables.
Mobility; per person, personal characteristics, travel purposes and regions
Trips, distance travelled, time travelled, per person per day/year personal characteristics, purposes of travel and regions
more and more underage children live with one parent
Nearly 15 percent of all underage children in the Netherlands lived in a one-parent family in 2014. Families within which children grow up have changed in the last fifteen years. More 0-17-year-olds...
Other multi-person household with children
Private household consisting of a single parent family or couple with adult children living at home, or a single parent family or couple with under age children living at home and other household...
Nearly four out of ten babies in the Caribbean Netherlands born to a single mother
Nearly four out of ten children born in 2012 in the Caribbean Netherlands > were born to into a single parent household, usually a single mother. The same is true for live-born children in the...
One in six single female old age pensioners have low supplementary incomes
In 2012, nearly 2 million households received old age pensions. In 173 thousand cases, the supplementary incomes of over-65 households did not exceed 250 euros a month. Among these households were...
Annually, more than 6 thousand underage children lose one or both parents
By the end of 2011, there were 34 thousand underage children who had lost one of their parents and 330 who had lost both parents. Each year, more than 6 thousand underage children are (semi-)orphaned.
Older singles more often unhealthy
More than 8 percent of people in the age category 50-80 who have a partner are in poor physical or mental health. This percentage is much lower than for divorced, widowed or never-married people in...
Children from one-parent families more likely to switch to lower school type
Eleven percent of pupils in the first year of one of the vocational tracks of preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) who did not repeat a year had advanced to a higher type of education...
Nearly 100 thousand young people are half-orphans
At the end of 2021, nearly 100 thousand young people aged 0 to 24 years were half-orphans. In addition, over 1.5 thousand young people were orphans.