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The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Netherlands Working Conditions Survey (NWCS)
Nationale Enquête Arbeidsomstandigheden (NEA)

Topic
Social Systems and Welfare
Health and Performance
Work and Productivity
Education and Learning
Uses of Technology
Wellbeing
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

TNO Work and Employment
Department of Labour, Income and Living Conditions - Statistics Netherlands
Polarisavenue 151
2132 JJ Hoofddorp
Netherlands
Phone: TNO: 003188 866 61 00 Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: nea(at)tno.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected annually and is available 6 months after collection.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


PAPI, CAWI


Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Official authorisation is required by TNO/Statistics Netherlands.


Contact data administrator (see contact information).


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


There is limited English documentation available.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Official authorisation is required by TNO/Statistics Netherlands.


Contact data administrator (see contact information).


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


There is limited English documentation available.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Official authorisation is required by TNO/Statistics Netherlands.


Contact data administrator (see contact information).


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


There is limited English documentation available.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Official authorisation is required by TNO/Statistics Netherlands.


Contact data administrator (see contact information).


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


There is limited English documentation available.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Official authorisation is required by TNO/Statistics Netherlands.


Contact data administrator (see contact information).


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


There is limited English documentation available.

Access to data


Cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Official authorisation is required by TNO/Statistics Netherlands.


Contact data administrator (see contact information).


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


There is limited English documentation available.


Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 2005 (2005-2012) with a sample size of about 23,000 employees per year. Data collection is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2005


Post-stratification; weighting by sex, age, sector, country of origin, region, urbanisation (all from Polisadministratie), and education level (from Labour Force Survey).


Municipal Person Registration


Working labour force, excluding self employed


Population aged 15-64


Representative for working labour force, excluding self-employed


Detailed study of: Work (e.g. working hours, physical and psychosocial work demands and resources, workplace violence and discrimination, terms of employment), health (e.g. general health, chronic illness, burn-out, occupational health care), skills and knowledge (e.g. education and training, skill obsolescence), work motivation (e.g. satisfaction, motivation to continue working), work ability (e.g. ability to continue working), work productivity (e.g. sickness absence, functioning at work), work-related accidents.


www.tno.nl/nea, www.monitorarbeid.nl/nea

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 2005 (2005-2012) with a sample size of about 23,000 employees per year. Data collection is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2005


Post-stratification; weighting by sex, age, sector, country of origin, region, urbanisation (all from Polisadministratie), and education level (from Labour Force Survey).


Municipal Person Registration


Working labour force, excluding self employed


Population aged 15-64


Representative for working labour force, excluding self-employed


Detailed study of: Work (e.g. working hours, physical and psychosocial work demands and resources, workplace violence and discrimination, terms of employment), health (e.g. general health, chronic illness, burn-out, occupational health care), skills and knowledge (e.g. education and training, skill obsolescence), work motivation (e.g. satisfaction, motivation to continue working), work ability (e.g. ability to continue working), work productivity (e.g. sickness absence, functioning at work), work-related accidents.


www.tno.nl/nea, www.monitorarbeid.nl/nea

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 2005 (2005-2012) with a sample size of about 23,000 employees per year. Data collection is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2005


Post-stratification; weighting by sex, age, sector, country of origin, region, urbanisation (all from Polisadministratie), and education level (from Labour Force Survey).


Municipal Person Registration


Working labour force, excluding self employed


Population aged 15-64


Representative for working labour force, excluding self-employed


Detailed study of: Work (e.g. working hours, physical and psychosocial work demands and resources, workplace violence and discrimination, terms of employment), health (e.g. general health, chronic illness, burn-out, occupational health care), skills and knowledge (e.g. education and training, skill obsolescence), work motivation (e.g. satisfaction, motivation to continue working), work ability (e.g. ability to continue working), work productivity (e.g. sickness absence, functioning at work), work-related accidents.


www.tno.nl/nea, www.monitorarbeid.nl/nea

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 2005 (2005-2012) with a sample size of about 23,000 employees per year. Data collection is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2005


Post-stratification; weighting by sex, age, sector, country of origin, region, urbanisation (all from Polisadministratie), and education level (from Labour Force Survey).


Municipal Person Registration


Working labour force, excluding self employed


Population aged 15-64


Representative for working labour force, excluding self-employed


Detailed study of: Work (e.g. working hours, physical and psychosocial work demands and resources, workplace violence and discrimination, terms of employment), health (e.g. general health, chronic illness, burn-out, occupational health care), skills and knowledge (e.g. education and training, skill obsolescence), work motivation (e.g. satisfaction, motivation to continue working), work ability (e.g. ability to continue working), work productivity (e.g. sickness absence, functioning at work), work-related accidents.


www.tno.nl/nea, www.monitorarbeid.nl/nea

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 2005 (2005-2012) with a sample size of about 23,000 employees per year. Data collection is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2005


Post-stratification; weighting by sex, age, sector, country of origin, region, urbanisation (all from Polisadministratie), and education level (from Labour Force Survey).


Municipal Person Registration


Working labour force, excluding self employed


Population aged 15-64


Representative for working labour force, excluding self-employed


Detailed study of: Work (e.g. working hours, physical and psychosocial work demands and resources, workplace violence and discrimination, terms of employment), health (e.g. general health, chronic illness, burn-out, occupational health care), skills and knowledge (e.g. education and training, skill obsolescence), work motivation (e.g. satisfaction, motivation to continue working), work ability (e.g. ability to continue working), work productivity (e.g. sickness absence, functioning at work), work-related accidents.


www.tno.nl/nea, www.monitorarbeid.nl/nea

Coverage


Data collection ongoing since 2005 (2005-2012) with a sample size of about 23,000 employees per year. Data collection is scheduled to continue at some point in the future.


2005


Post-stratification; weighting by sex, age, sector, country of origin, region, urbanisation (all from Polisadministratie), and education level (from Labour Force Survey).


Municipal Person Registration


Working labour force, excluding self employed


Population aged 15-64


Representative for working labour force, excluding self-employed


Detailed study of: Work (e.g. working hours, physical and psychosocial work demands and resources, workplace violence and discrimination, terms of employment), health (e.g. general health, chronic illness, burn-out, occupational health care), skills and knowledge (e.g. education and training, skill obsolescence), work motivation (e.g. satisfaction, motivation to continue working), work ability (e.g. ability to continue working), work productivity (e.g. sickness absence, functioning at work), work-related accidents.


www.tno.nl/nea, www.monitorarbeid.nl/nea


Linkage


The same standardized procedures are used each year.


Linkable to other databases of Statistics Netherlands through anonymised personal number.

Linkage


The same standardized procedures are used each year.


Linkable to other databases of Statistics Netherlands through anonymised personal number.

Linkage


The same standardized procedures are used each year.


Linkable to other databases of Statistics Netherlands through anonymised personal number.

Linkage


The same standardized procedures are used each year.


Linkable to other databases of Statistics Netherlands through anonymised personal number.

Linkage


The same standardized procedures are used each year.


Linkable to other databases of Statistics Netherlands through anonymised personal number.

Linkage


The same standardized procedures are used each year.


Linkable to other databases of Statistics Netherlands through anonymised personal number.


Data quality


No relevant survey errors.


Methodological break in some variables due to change in questionnaire in 2007.


Concepts and classifications are consistent from 2007 onwards.

Data quality


No relevant survey errors.


Methodological break in some variables due to change in questionnaire in 2007.


Concepts and classifications are consistent from 2007 onwards.

Data quality


No relevant survey errors.


Methodological break in some variables due to change in questionnaire in 2007.


Concepts and classifications are consistent from 2007 onwards.

Data quality


No relevant survey errors.


Methodological break in some variables due to change in questionnaire in 2007.


Concepts and classifications are consistent from 2007 onwards.

Data quality


No relevant survey errors.


Methodological break in some variables due to change in questionnaire in 2007.


Concepts and classifications are consistent from 2007 onwards.

Data quality


No relevant survey errors.


Methodological break in some variables due to change in questionnaire in 2007.


Concepts and classifications are consistent from 2007 onwards.


Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides detailed, high quality data that are representative of employees aged 15-64 in The Netherlands. It also provides a wide range of topics, has a large dataset, and also offers the opportunity to study trends and subgroups. Weaknesses: The survey provides no information about the self-employed.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides detailed, high quality data that are representative of employees aged 15-64 in The Netherlands. It also provides a wide range of topics, has a large dataset, and also offers the opportunity to study trends and subgroups. Weaknesses: The survey provides no information about the self-employed.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides detailed, high quality data that are representative of employees aged 15-64 in The Netherlands. It also provides a wide range of topics, has a large dataset, and also offers the opportunity to study trends and subgroups. Weaknesses: The survey provides no information about the self-employed.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides detailed, high quality data that are representative of employees aged 15-64 in The Netherlands. It also provides a wide range of topics, has a large dataset, and also offers the opportunity to study trends and subgroups. Weaknesses: The survey provides no information about the self-employed.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides detailed, high quality data that are representative of employees aged 15-64 in The Netherlands. It also provides a wide range of topics, has a large dataset, and also offers the opportunity to study trends and subgroups. Weaknesses: The survey provides no information about the self-employed.

Applicability


Strengths: The survey provides detailed, high quality data that are representative of employees aged 15-64 in The Netherlands. It also provides a wide range of topics, has a large dataset, and also offers the opportunity to study trends and subgroups. Weaknesses: The survey provides no information about the self-employed.


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