The Youth Monitor keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the situation of young people in the Netherlands. It contains figures on the themes young people & families, health & welfare, education, labour and safety & justice.
In 2017, the average age of young people leaving the parental home was 23.5 years, versus 22.8 years in 2012. The shift was strongest among students, who in 2016 started living independently on average one year later than in 2012. Working young people moved out of home 0.7 years later.
27-02-2019 | 10:02
In 2017/’18, more girls than boys in the third year of secondary education were studying at a higher level than recommended by their primary school.
17-12-2018 | 13:12
At the end of 2017, nearly 7 percent (228 thousand) of all minor children were living in a family claiming income support, down by nearly 3 thousand on 2016. It was the first drop in the number of children from such families since 2009.
03-12-2018 | 09:12