Fewer minors suspected of crimesArticles
In 2011 372 thousand crime suspects were registered. That was nearly 3 percent less than the year before.
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 in particular are relatively often heard by the police.
Integration a step forward with the second generationArticles
The second generation, born in the Netherlands, is starting to become the face of the population with a non-western background in Dutch society
Number of suspects by ethnic origin, provisional figures for 2008 (Dutch only)Figures
At the request of Regioplan, the Centre for Policy Related Statistics has calculated provisional figures for the number of crime suspects in the Netherlands in 2008. The figures are broken down by ethnic origin, sex, first and second generation immigrants and type of crime.The table is comparable with the table Statistics Netherlands publishes in StatLine on crime suspects by ethnic origin. However, these figures are not yet available in StatLine for the year 2008. Figures in the table are provisional as the data source was not yet complete.
Youth 2008 (Dutch only)Articles
This paper presents information on young people (15-26 years) in the Netherlands in 2008. Among other things, it looks at young people in education, with a job and receiving social benefits?
Spending on security growing faster than GDPArticles
Spending on security governance in the Netherlands rose by more than 6 percent per year on average in the period 2002-2008. This was nearly one and a half times the growth rate of the gross domestic product (GDP) in the same period.
Many suspects also victimsArticles
Persons suspected of criminal activities one and a half times as often fall victim to criminal offences as people who have never been suspected of criminal activities.
Children of crime suspects more often heard by the policeArticles
Young adults whose parents had been crime suspects were more often heard by the police than their peers.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 7-11 July 2008 (Week 28).
Record amount of damages awarded to former suspectsArticles
Nearly 23 million euro in damages was paid to former suspects in the Netherlands in 2007. This is nearly twice as much as in 2000.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 30 June-4 July 2008 (Week 27).
More young suspectsArticles
In 2005, more than 3 percent of people aged between 12 and 25 were questioned by the police as crime suspects, as against 2 percent five years ago.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 18-22 February 2008 (Week 8).
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 12-16 November 2007 (Week 46).