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.
Young people aged 15 to 17 years in the Netherlands say they have little interest in politics. Once they are entitled to vote when they turn 18, they do start to find politics more interesting. At the same time, young people place a great deal of faith in politicians, more so than the older generations.
15-04-2019 | 13:04
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