More millionaires: 107,000 Dutch households are worth more than €1m

27th May 2016, Comments 0 comments

The number of millionaire households in the Netherlands rose slightly to 107,000 in 2014, according to national statistics office CBS.

The 5,000 rise in the number of millionaires means 1.4% of Dutch households now hold assets of over €1m. Their combined wealth – assets minus the value of their home and mortgage debts – is €340bn.

The most millionaire households are in Laren, where over 10% of households have more than €1m in assets. Bloemendaal and Blaricum complete the top three.

By contrast, just 0.3% of the households in Kerkrade, Limburg are millionaires.

Although housing makes up a significant proportion of household wealth, 6% of Dutch millionaires do not own their own home. And only one-third have a property worth more than €500,000.

 

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