Of the total population of the Netherlands about 19 per cent are foreign born or are born in the Netherlands with at least one parent born abroad. Almost 800,000 children (22.3 per cent of all children) are in immigrant families. Over 15 per cent of these children are foreign born.The rest have been born in the Netherlands each to at least one foreign-born parent. Europe is the most important region of origin of children in immigrant families. The Antilles and Aruba, Germany, Morocco, Suriname and Turkey are the major countries of origin.
|Place of Publication||Florence|
|Publisher||UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre|
|Number of pages||73|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
Bibliographical noteReporting year: 2009
de Valk, H. A. G., Noam, K. R., Bosch, A. M., & Beets, G. C. N. (2009). Children in immigrant families in the Netherlands: a statistical portrait and a review of the literature. (Working paper). UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.