Most Polish workers return home

Some 60% of the Polish nationals who moved to the Netherlands since 2000 have since returned home or gone elsewhere, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday.

That percentage is slightly lower than the return rate for Spanish and Italian immigrants in the 1960s and 1970s but higher than that for Turkish and Moroccan workers.

Thank you for donating to

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation