International online purchases in the Netherlands 2019, by employment status

This statistic illustrates the share of international online purchases of individuals from the Netherlands in 2019, by employment status. As of 2019, roughly 37 percent of employed Dutch individuals have made an online purchase from another country in the EU.

Which goods or services have you ordered online in the previous 12 months?

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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period


Number of respondents

4,500 respondents

Age group

12-74 years old

Special properties

not including people in institutions, facilities and shelters; excluding 12-15 year olds

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "In the past 12 months, have you purchased or ordered goods or services for private use from people or companies from: the Netherlands? Other EU countries? Other countries in the world? An unknown country?"

The source explains: "Online purchases are goods that have been purchased via an internet browser or an app. Goods that were bought via SMS, MMS or e-mail are not included as online purchases."

Working population defined by source as: "respondents of 15 years and older with paid employment of at least one hour." Non-working population is defined as: "respondents of 15 years and older without paid employment".

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