NETHERLANDS

Capital Amsterdam
Area (km2) 41 526
Total population (thousands, 2020) 17 442
Population density (per km2) 420
National currency Euro (EUR)
National statistical office www.cbs.nl
Statistics Netherlands
Women in the labour force, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 37%
   hourly wage, 2020 14%
Women in part-time employment, 2021
   percentage of employed women 65%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 39%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 28%
Life expectancy at birth, 2021
   females, years 83.1
   males, years 79.9
Life expectancy at 65, 2021
   females, years 20.8
   males, years 18.4
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2020
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 30.2
 
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.5
2.4
2.7
2.3
-0.5
2.0
Unemployment rate
 (%)
7.0
5.9
4.9
4.4
4.9
4.2
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
10.8
8.9
7.2
6.7
9.1
9.3
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 1 030 245
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 59 067
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 83.0
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 72.7
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 40 268
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   EUR per USD, US=1, 2020 0.773
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
11
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
5

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 3 041
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 2 789
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 1 203
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 34
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 9 164
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 6 665
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 194 200
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 67 592