Households annually spend 6 thousand euros on leisure activitiesArticles
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, Dutch households annually spend 6 thousand euros on leisure activities, i.e. 18 percent of total household spending. They spend most on holidays and in hotels, restaurants and pubs.
Housing costs account for nearly 40 percent of expenditure lowest incomesArticles
Housing costs make up the largest part of the household budget. In the lowest income categories, housing costs account for 39 percent of total household spending, but the share is smaller for higher incomes.
Many Caribbean households consist of extended familiesArticles
Just over one in ten households in the Caribbean Netherlands comprise relatives in addition to the nuclear family. These extended families in one household are rare in the Netherlands. Nearly half of Caribbean households consist of one person. These are some of the results of household statistics for the Caribbean Netherlands.
Nearly four out of ten babies in the Caribbean Netherlands born to a single motherArticles
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 Netherlands to a mother of Antillean/Aruban origin.
more and more underage children live with one parentArticles
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 live in a one-parent family and an ever increasing number have unmarried parents.
Households; size, position in the household, 1 January 1995-2013Figures
Households in the Netherlands by size and composition, persons by position in the household on 1 January
Labour force; main figures by sex and other characteristics 1996-2014Figures
Persons employed, labour force, unemployment broken down by personal features (age, level of education, origin) and sex
More than one fifth of people living apart engaged in LAT relationshipArticles
Part of the people living alone are not single: over twenty percent of adult people and parents living alone are engaged in LAT. LAT relationships are more common among younger than among older people. In most cases, they see LAT as a stage on the way to possible cohabitation or marriage. Older people living alone, mainly women, appear to be less keen to marry or live together with their LAT partner.
Wellbeing; social relations, 2003-2012Figures
Happiness, satisfaction with life, Contacts, social trust, household composition, unofficial hulp
Expats: who are they? (Dutch only)Figures
Although the term expat is well-known, no universal definition of this group of foreign employees is available. Statistics Netherlands has published a research paper, exploring the possibility to define the number of expats in the Netherlands based on its integrated datasets. The study concludes that not all features of expats are available in Statistics Netherlands data. A rough definition of expats can be drawn up: foreign-born employees with a high wage who do not have the Dutch nationality.
Integration process is uphill struggleArticles
Young people with non-western background still lagging behind in socio-economic terms compared to their native Dutch counterpartsIn socio-economic terms.
More old-age pensioners, but the number who are living together with their adult children remains stableArticles
The number of over-40s with at least one parent still alive has risen tremendously over the past decade. Despite the increase, the number of households where adult children are living together with their parents has not grown.
One in six single female old age pensioners have low supplementary incomesArticles
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 111 thousand single women aged 65 years or older.
Pension gender gap still considerableArticles
The share of women aged 65 and older receiving supplementary pensions has grown considerably between 2000 and 2012, although it is still significantly lower than among men. On average, women’s supplementary pensions are half of those men receive.
Labour force; main figures by sex and other characteristics 2000-2014Figures
Labour force; international definition classification level occupation by sex and personal characteristics
One in seven underage children live in a single-parent familyArticles
The population of the Netherlands includes 3.5 million underage children. One in seven of these children live with just one parent. This proportion varies strongly between municipalities.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 16 - 20 December 2013 (Week 51).
Poverty Survey 2013: Sharp rise in poverty in 2012, but growth expected to weakenArticles
The poverty rate in the Netherlands increased sharply in 2012, as in 2011. Estimates suggest weaker growth in 2013 and a further reduction in 2014.
Regional accounts; income accounts of households 1995-2009Figures
Transactions in million euro, transactions per capita and transactions per household
Water board taxes rise more rapidly for owner-occupiers than for tenantsArticles
Taxes imposed by water board authorities are higher for owner-occupants than for tenants and the gap has widened in 2013. Home-owning multi-person households on average pay 319 euros in 2013, i.e. 35 percent more than multi-person households living in rental homes.
Annually, more than 6 thousand underage children lose one or both parentsArticles
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.
Number of households will grow by 50 thousand annually until 2025Articles
Until 2025, the number of households in the Netherlands will grow by 630 thousand to 8.2 million, as the household survey conducted by Statistics Netherlands shows. The annual increase by 50 thousand is just below the level of the past twelve years.
Children in stepfamilies underachieve on Cito testArticles
In 2011, children in primary school group eight had an average Cito (Dutch National Institute for Educational Measurement) score of 536. Boys and girls in high-income families scored above average. Children in stepfamilies underachieved in each income category.