In August the prices of existing homes in the Netherlands were 6 percent more expensive than in the same month last year - the biggest increase in 14 years, according to the Land Registry and Statistics Netherlands.
The lower a person's education level, the more likely it is that he has weight problems, according to figures from the Lifestyle Monitor 2015. A massive 65 percent of adults with only a primary school education are overweight and 25 percent are obese, compared to 35 percent overweight and 6 percent obese among those with a high level of education.
Men became less economically independent during the crisis. Last year 65 percent of men between the ages of 15 and 65 had work that paid an income at the minimum benefit level, compared to 70 percent in 2007. Among women, economic independence remained at mostly the same level.
The number of people belonging to a labor union in the Netherlands has declined for the fifth year in a row. At the end of March this year a total of 1.7 million people belonged to a union, 55 thousand less than in March 2014 and at the lowest level since 1991.
There are nearly 200 nationalities living in the Netherlands. More than 1.8 million people living in the Netherlands were not born in the country.
The Netherlands' government deficit amounted to 2.3 percent of the gross domestic product, the same as in 2013. Public debt also remained fairly stable at 68.8 percent of the gross domestic product.
Last year 9 out of 10 Dutch people made daily use of the internet. This is according to figures published by Statistics Netherlands today.
Inflation in the Netherlands decreased to the lowest level in 27 years in January, with the average price increase coming out at exactly 0 percent. The average interest rate also decreased to 0.5 percent in January (0.8 percent in December 2014), the lowest since the start of De Nederlandsche Bank's (DNB) time series in mid 1986.
According to Statistics Netherlands, 62.8 percent of the people who were in prison in 2013 have at least one non-Dutch parent. Of all 17 million people living in the Netherlands, only 21.3 percent have a non-Dutch parent, a previous Statistics Netherlands report from early 2014 said.
According to Statistics Netherlands, the average retirement age increased further in 2014 to 64.1 years. That is 0.2 years higher than in 2013 and 0.5 years higher than in 2012.
The Dutch population will continue to grow in the coming decades, to 18.1 million in 2060, an increase of almost 7 percent compared to this year.
According to Statistics Netherlands, over 38 percent of residents of disadvantaged neighborhoods sometimes felt unsafe in their own neighborhood in 2013. This percentage is twice as high as the average for all Dutch citizens.
According to figures from Statistics Netherlands, the increase of women in the labor market has leveled off after the significant increase between 1998 and 2013.
According to Statistics Netherlands, 487 businesses and institutions (excluding sole proprietorships) were declared bankrupt in November. That is 50 less than in October.
The average person living in the Netherlands has a generally high faith in society, and is commonly happy, but in varying degrees from province to province. The determination is based on new data released by Dutch government institute Statistics Netherlands (CBS).