Income gap in the Netherlands is small and stable

income gapThe income gap between rich and poor households in the Netherlands remains small and stable, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday.

Over the past 15 years, the gap has neither widened nor shrunk, meaning ‘the economic crisis has not had an affect on the gap between rich and poor,’ the CBS said.

There was a difference in the income gap between the under-25s, but this is related to rising youth unemployment, the CBS said.

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