Social and Cultural Trends 1995-2006
This publication presents a concise overview of the main social and cultural
trends in the Netherlands in the period 1995-2006. Among the areas covered are
trends in the population profile, education, employment and income, health and
health care, leisure time use, social participation, safety and housing. It
presents an overall picture of the living situation of the Dutch and how it has
changed through the years. It also explores trends in public opinion on
politics, government and European unification.
Facts & Figures of the Netherlands is based on two editions of the publication The Social State of the Netherlands (De sociale staat van Nederland), from 2005 and 2007.