Girls perceive more performance pressure than boysArticles
Almost half of teenage girls in the Netherlands regularly or frequently feel pressure to perform because of internal expectations. The proportion is lower among boys: 3 in 10.
Nearly half of young people see only negative effects of COVID-19 crisisArticles
In the first few months of 2021, 47 percent of young people in the Netherlands between the ages of 12 and 25 indicated that their lives were negatively affected by the coronavirus crisis in general.
1 in 5 young workers experience work-related stressArticles
Of all young people between the ages of 15 and 25 in paid employment, 21 percent reported regular or frequent work-related stress in 2021.
Social tensions indicator: Gauging societyOther
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has previously published articles about the development of the social tensions indicator based on social media posts.
Slightly more children experiencing parental separationArticles
In 2019, the share of minor children (under 18) witnessing their parents’ divorce or separation stood at 1.5 percent. This is equivalent to nearly 49 thousand children, 6.5 thousand more than in 1999.
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figuresFigures
Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
The Netherlands in numbers, 2021 editionPublications
The Netherlands in numbers (2021 edition) answers 36 questions about our country by means of images and text.
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 yearsArticles
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
Fewer homicides in 2020, but more young people killedArticles
In 2020, there were 121 victims of murder or manslaughter in the Netherlands, 4 fewer than in 2019.
Sharp decline in infant mortality since 2000Articles
Last year, 617 out of the 170 thousand live-born babies died in their first year. As a result, the infant mortality rate stood at 3.6 per thousand live births, versus 5.1 in 2000.
Both studying and working young people leave home laterArticles
In 2017, the average age of young people leaving the parental home was 23.5 years, versus 22.8 years in 2012.
Half of Dutch youth engage in volunteeringArticles
Slightly over half of Dutch young people between the ages of 15 and 24 occasionally do volunteer work.
1,917 suicide deaths in 2017Articles
In 2017, 1,917 people took their own lives, i.e. 23 more than in 2016.
Dutch satisfied, but large contrasts between groupsArticles
Even in times of economic recession, most Dutch people are satisfied with many aspects that determine quality of life.
Annual Report on Integration 2008Articles
The Dutch Annual Report on Integration 2008 was published on 6 November 2008. This report, compiled by Statistics Netherlands, provides a factual overview of developments in the integration of various...
Teenage population will fall in next 10 years, but rise in RandstadArticles
According to Statistics Netherlands’ population forecast, the number of teenagers in the Netherlands will decrease by 160 thousand in the next ten years. This would mean that just under 1.9 million 10-19...
Improvement in healthy lifestyle stagnatingArticles
The lifestyle of the Dutch population hardly improved in terms of health last year. They did not make much progress with trying to smoke less, drink less, eat less and exercise more. The positive trend...
Young Dutch people nearly all happyArticles
Nine out of ten 12 to 25-year-olds are satisfied with life, as indicated by a study in 2015.
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...