Size and composition household, position in the household, 1 January
SubjectsChange table set-up. Move item to columns.PeriodsChange table set-up. Move item to rows.19952000200320042005200620072008
Persons by household positionTotal of the Netherlandsaantal15 424 12215 863 94316 192 57216 258 03216 305 52616 334 21016 357 99216 405 399
MenTotal number of men7 627 4827 846 3108 015 4718 045 9148 065 9798 077 4078 088 5148 112 073
Children living at home2 468 6512 452 0382 493 7022 496 6112 494 6762 485 6062 475 0952 465 115
Single930 6701 023 0851 090 5251 111 2801 124 2691 151 8511 169 3581 187 509
Persons living togetherTotal persons living together3 958 5394 104 8804 147 1544 150 9184 156 6964 150 7734 153 0394 162 489
Not married without children423 789503 441509 600504 728508 070504 093505 131510 952
Married without children1 424 6161 521 8461 548 1501 557 9961 565 6011 574 0691 586 0331 598 441
Not married with children97 759160 464211 753229 152245 927261 720278 673296 592
Married with children2 012 3751 919 1291 877 6511 859 0421 837 0981 810 8911 783 2021 756 504
Single parent55 82958 14867 66269 88372 28474 07975 86578 090
Other member of household128 613127 606136 531136 318137 098135 970135 259137 991
Persons in institutional households85 18080 55379 89780 90480 95679 12879 89880 879
WomenTotal number of women7 796 6408 017 6338 177 1018 212 1188 239 5478 256 8038 269 4788 293 326
Children living at home2 077 7102 089 0642 135 2902 138 7142 140 0082 134 7392 126 0512 119 921
Single1 178 4791 249 1341 293 0551 312 6701 325 1091 350 2331 367 5331 383 505
Persons living togetherTotal persons living togethernumber3 951 7704 091 1524 131 6024 135 4144 141 8114 136 6004 138 7924 146 993
Not married without children413 326485 818490 283485 355488 674485 603486 931491 714
Married without children1 424 6161 520 2801 545 1621 554 6901 562 0151 570 2351 581 8791 594 197
Not married with children101 453165 067216 514233 861251 156266 599283 070300 562
Married with children2 012 3751 919 9871 879 6431 861 5081 839 9661 814 1631 786 9121 760 520
Single parentaantal304 925326 170356 462364 089371 840378 291383 016387 614
Other member of household121 201118 538125 814127 223128 533127 415127 252129 308
Persons in institutional household162 555143 575134 878134 008132 246129 525126 834125 985
Private householdsBy household sizeTotal private households6 468 6826 801 0086 995 7247 049 2807 090 9657 146 0887 190 5437 242 202
One-person households2 109 1492 272 2192 383 5802 423 9502 449 3782 502 0842 536 8912 571 014
Multi-person householdsTotal multi-person households4 359 5334 528 7894 612 1444 625 3304 641 5874 644 0044 653 6524 671 188
2 persons2 058 3632 242 2562 292 7612 302 3722 317 6272 328 1342 347 5042 371 615
3 persons903 381897 408903 778904 913905 839902 872900 559900 475
4 persons957 174943 509964 621969 062973 043973 351972 325971 097
5 persons or more440 615445 616450 984448 983445 078439 647433 264428 001
Average household size2.352.302.282.282.272.262.252.24
By household compositionTotal private households6 468 6826 801 0086 995 7247 049 2807 090 9657 146 0887 190 5437 242 202
One-person households2 109 1492 272 2192 383 5802 423 9502 449 3782 502 0842 536 8912 571 014
Multi-person householdsTotal multi-person households4 359 5334 528 7894 612 1444 625 3304 641 5874 644 0044 653 6524 671 188
Multi-person households without children1 886 7942 062 1232 095 1562 099 4792 110 2952 114 8572 128 7272 148 277
Multi-person households with children2 472 7392 466 6662 516 9882 525 8512 531 2922 529 1472 524 9252 522 911
Unmarried couplesTotal unmarried couples518 116657 579714 200726 722747 056759 189777 059800 022
0 children418 506494 809500 064495 214498 513495 029496 187501 445
1 child56 05791 151115 018121 790128 480133 591139 157145 909
2 children33 13755 84678 08786 97195 578104 090113 095121 837
3 children or more10 41615 77321 03122 74724 48526 47928 62030 831
Married couplesTotal married couples3 436 9913 440 6423 425 3843 416 7143 402 4333 384 7693 369 1283 354 949
0 children1 424 6161 521 0631 546 6561 556 3431 563 8081 572 1521 583 9561 596 319
1 child728 238677 297644 675636 458626 291615 951605 544596 053
2 children892 368852 005847 733842 377836 838828 173818 991809 235
3 children or more391 769390 277386 320381 536375 496368 493360 637353 342
Single parent householdTotal single parent households360 754384 317424 124433 972444 124452 370458 881465 704
1 child218 280229 199251 141256 674262 189267 647272 499278 051
2 children106 362114 434128 189131 804135 863138 547140 596142 199
3 children or more36 11240 68444 79445 49446 07246 17645 78645 454
Other household43 67246 25148 43647 92247 97447 67648 58450 513
Persons in institutional householdsBy sex and marital statusTotal men and women247 708224 003214 800214 912213 202208 653206 732206 864
MenTotal men in institutional households85 04580 47779 90780 90480 95679 12879 89880 879
Never married51 81650 64150 37351 02350 89349 71250 44851 197
Married13 34311 43211 05111 17611 14810 74510 62910 602
Widowed15 46413 24812 73512 54312 56712 32212 17512 111
Divorced4 4225 1565 7486 1626 3486 3496 6466 969
WomenTotal women in institutional households162 663143 526134 893134 008132 246129 525126 834125 985
Never married56 27448 24144 43644 10043 33441 89141 11840 897
Married12 75511 04110 71210 73510 60810 1939 9599 944
Widowed86 59376 86572 13671 29370 31569 31167 47266 442
Divorced7 0417 3797 6097 8807 9898 1308 2858 702
By type of institutionTotal persons living in institutions247 708224 003214 800214 912213 202208 653206 732206 864
Homes for the elderly and nursing homes156 482136 964129 804128 116126 667123 891121 027119 619
Homes for mentally disabled persons29 67226 54323 62523 40922 72022 49622 01521 483
Mental hospitals13 00412 11211 14011 28711 20611 28911 52411 537
Family replacement homes, etc.34 24335 99339 02640 10540 71939 52140 81943 273
Boarding schools3 4243 0682 9513 3163 4923 2543 0282 439
Religious institutions8 8796 3995 6855 5565 3124 9584 7044 632
Penitentiary institutions2 0042 9242 5693 1233 0863 2443 6153 881
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