NETHERLANDS

Capital Amsterdam
Area (km2) 41 526
Total population (thousands, 2017) 17 131
Population density (per km2) 413
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.cbs.nl
Statistics Netherlands
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 38%
   hourly wage, 2017 15%
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 76%
Female tertiary students, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 52%
Female victims of homicide, 2010
   percentage of total for both sexes 18%
Women researchers, 2016
   percentage of total for both sexes 26%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 83.4
   males, years 80.2
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 21.2
   males, years 18.7
Total fertility rate, 2017
   average number of children per woman 1.6
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.8
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 29.8
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
-1.2
-0.1
1.0
1.5
2.2
2.5
Unemployment rate
 (%)
7.3
7.4
6.9
6.0
4.9
3.8
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
13.2
12.7
11.3
10.8
8.9
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 979 082
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 56 818
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 84.3
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 73.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 38 835
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2018 0.791
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
11
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
5
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 3 055
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 2 758
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 1 197
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 31
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 18 438
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 6 467
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 194 200
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 67 509