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Netherlands

Netherlands Culture Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 10.05 2005 43th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 4.72 2005 16th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.5 2005 148th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 9.55 2005 36th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.0 2005 183th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 1.56 2005 75th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 3.26 2005 21st out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Legal drinking age 16 2014 24th out of 25
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 9.68 2003 24th out of 178
Food and drink > Alcohol > Standard drink size 9.9 g 2008 15th out of 17
Food and drink > Beer consumption 1.22 billion L 2014 18th out of 40
Food and drink > Cheese consumption per capita per year 19.4 kg 2011 9th out of 20
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date August 21, 1971 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Zaandam 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes First outlet in Europe . Plans to open 15 more in next 3 years. See McDonald's Netherlands 2012
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes First branch was in Rotterdam . Headquarters are in Amsterdam-Zuidoost . There are 41 Dutch KFC restaurants. 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,972 2014 19th out of 22
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 320.15 kg 2007 3rd out of 99
Happy Planet Index 50.6 2009 43th out of 143
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Banned 2001
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws All 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1811 (as part of France) UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships Yes (since 1998) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex couple may jointly petition to adopt a child Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex couples are allowed to foster or stepchild foster Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Yes (since 2001) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex partner may petition to adopt partner's child Yes 2014
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys 23.3% 2012 17th out of 24
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls 20.5% 2012 9th out of 24
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 801 2014 66th out of 184
Smoking > Tobacco vending machine legal status Sales prohibited to under 16s. Token issued at counter once the purchasers age has been verified. 2008
Tobacco > Purchase age 18 2014 78th out of 88
World Heritage Sites 8 2014 25th out of 140

SOURCES: Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff. ; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation. p. 273 ff. ; http://www.icap.org/Table/MinimumAgeLimitsWorldwide; World Health Organization. Source tables; Wikipedia: Standard drink (Standard drinks as defined by various countries) (ICAP Report 5 - "What is a 'standard drink'". URL: [1] . Accessed on June 19, 2008.); Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; Wikipedia: Cheese (Total cheese consumption per capita per year) ("Total and Retail Cheese Consumption – Kilograms per Capita" . Canadian Dairy Information Centre . Retrieved 2013-05-20 ., , Cidilait, ''Le fromage'', Cheese Consumption Continues to Rise); Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Africa); Wikipedia: List of countries by milk consumption per capita ("Countries by milk consumption per capita" . "Countries by consumptions per capita" .); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Cropping (animal) (Status by country); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT adoption (European laws on adoption by same-sex couples); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Asia (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: Virginity (Prevalence of sexually experienced 15-year-olds based on self-reports) (Godeau, Emmanuelle; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Vignes, Ce´line; Ross, Jim; Boyce, Will; Todd, Joanna. "Contraceptive Use by 15-Year-Old Students at Their Last Sexual Intercourse Results From 24 Countries" . Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 162 (1) . Retrieved 14 January 2012 ., See here and pages 47-49 for views on what constitutes virginity loss and therefore sexual intercourse or other sexual activity; source discusses how gay and lesbian individuals define virginity loss, and how the majority of researchers and heterosexuals define virginity loss/"technical virginity" by whether or not a person has engaged in penile-vaginal sex. Laura M. Carpenter (2005). Virginity Lost: An Intimate Portrait of First Sexual Experiences . NYU Press . pp. 295 pages. ISBN 0-8147-1652-0 . Retrieved October 9, 2011 . A. Leigh, Jennifer (June 27, 2009). "Male Virginity Myths" . Psychology Today . Retrieved October 9, 2011 ., Bozon, Michael. 'At what age do women and men have their first sexual intercourse? World comparisons and recent trends'. Population and Societies 391 (2003) 1–4.); http://www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc/documents/godeau_2008_contraceptive_use_apam_1621_6673.pdf, Emmanuelle Godeau, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Celine Vignes, Jim Ross, Will Boyce, Joanna Todd, ARCH PEDIATR ADOLESC MED/VOL 162 (NO. 1), JAN 2008. p 2.; Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Cigarette machine (Tobacco vending machine prevalence by country) ("Japanese smokers to face age test" . BBC . 2008-12-06 . Retrieved 2008-03-07 .); Wikipedia: Smoking age; Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)

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Netherlands Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Food and drink 18 Sexuality 11
  • Netherlands ranked second for cereal yield > kg per hectare globally in 2008.
  • Netherlands ranked second for produce > cereal > cereal yield > kg per hectare amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Netherlands ranked first for fertilizer use > kg per ha of arable land amongst European Union in 2007.
  • Netherlands ranked first for fertilizer use amongst NATO countries in 2000.

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