Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Registration of unemployment benefits
Uitkeringenregistratie Werkloosheidswet (WW)

Topic
Work and Productivity
Social Systems and Welfare
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Social Security
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected on a monthly basis. Preliminary data is released 2 months after collection. Final database is published 12 months after collection.

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Registries

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Registries


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorisation (CCS)


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorisation (CCS)


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Coverage


Data were collected between 1998 and 2012 with an integral observation of the Dutch population. Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future. It was an integral observation.


1998


Not applicable


Not applicable


Assigned work unemployment benefits in the Netherlands


No age restrictions (besides legal age restrictions)


Representative for all recipients of unemployment benefits


Detailed study of: Unemployment benefits: population, inflow, outflow, level of benefits


www.cbs.nl/.../2012k4v4p36art.pdf

Coverage


Data were collected between 1998 and 2012 with an integral observation of the Dutch population. Data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future. It was an integral observation.


1998


Not applicable


Not applicable


Assigned work unemployment benefits in the Netherlands


No age restrictions (besides legal age restrictions)


Representative for all recipients of unemployment benefits


Detailed study of: Unemployment benefits: population, inflow, outflow, level of benefits


www.cbs.nl/.../2012k4v4p36art.pdf


Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymized personal number

Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymized personal number


Data quality


Measurement errors, process errors


Information is consistent in time.

Data quality


Measurement errors, process errors


Information is consistent in time.


Applicability


Strengths: This registry provides full coverage and long time series. Weaknesses: There are, however, differences in quality between variables.

Applicability


Strengths: This registry provides full coverage and long time series. Weaknesses: There are, however, differences in quality between variables.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)