Western foreign background
A person who was born or whose parent(s) were born outside the Netherlands but in Europe (excl. Turkey), North America, Oceania, Indonesia or Japan.
On the grounds of their socio-economic and socio-cultural position, people born or of whose parent(s) were born in Indonesia and Japan are considered as people with a western foreign background. These are mostly people born in the former Dutch East Indies and employees of Japanese companies and their families.