Dutch Culture

References

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Author: Nina Evason, 2015


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The Netherlands
  • Population
    16,802,463
    0.23% of World Population
  • Languages
    Dutch (official)
  • Religions
    No Religion (42%)
    Catholic Christianity (28%)
    Protestant Christianity (19%)
    Other (11%)
  • Ethnicities
    Dutch (80.7%)
    Other European (5%)
    Indonesian (2.4%)
    Turkish (2.2%)
    Other (9.6%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (70.58%)
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 38
    Individualism 80
    Masculinity 14
    Uncertainty Avoidance 53
    Long Term Orientation 67
    Indulgence 68
    What's this?
  • Australians with Dutch Ancestry
    335,493
Dutch in Australia
  • Population
    70,172
    [2016 census]
  • Average Age
    64
  • Gender
    Male (50.9%)
    Female (49.1%%)
  • Religion
    Catholic Christianity (32.7%)
    No Religion (31.1%)
    Presbyterian and Reformed Christianity (9.2%)
    Other (21.5%)
  • Ancestry
    Dutch (89.3%)
    English (1.7%)
    German (1.6%)
    Other (5.7%)
  • Languages
    English (63.7%)
    Dutch (33.9%)
    German (0.3%)
    Other (1.2%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (95.5%)
    Not Well (2.2%)
  • Diaspora
    Victoria (28.4%)
    New South Wales (24%)
    Queensland (19.7%)
    Western Australia (13.1%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (87.2%)
    2001-2006 (4.5%)
    2007-2011 (5%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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