The Netherlands, Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (College voor de Rechten van de Mens) (2020), 'Ervaringen met discriminerend gedrag in de openbare ruimte', in: Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (College voor de Rechten van de Mens), Veilig j

Country

Netherlands

Title

The Netherlands, Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (College voor de Rechten van de Mens) (2020), 'Ervaringen met discriminerend gedrag in de openbare ruimte', in: Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (College voor de Rechten van de Mens), Veilig jezelf zijn in het openbaar : Jaarlijkse Rapportage Mensenrechten in Nederland 2019, Utrecht, College voor de Rechten van de Mens, available at:https://publicaties.mensenrechten.nl/file/9053346b-6477-4a79-a476-286bf0b10530.pdf

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Year

2020

Type of publication

Survey - quantitative research

Geographical coverage

National

Area/location of interest

Not applicable - national level

Type of Institution

Human rights or equality body

Institution


The Netherlands, Netherlands Institute for Human Rights (College voor de Rechten van de Mens)

Main Thematic Focus

Discrimination

Target Population

General population

Key findings

Of a sample of 910 persons who experienced discrimination in public space in 2019, 126 persons (14%) experienced discrimination on the ground religion and 258 persons (28%) experienced discrimination on the ground race. 90% of these incidents concerned verbal insults.

Methodology (Qualitative/Quantitative and exact type used, questionnaires etc)

This study was carried out by using a structured questionnaire in which respondents were asked for their experiences of discrimination in public. In April 2020 the research institute Kantar made a sample from the NIPO-base panel (which consists of aproximaely 113.000 persons). This sample consisted of 2,073 persons older than 18. The were asked to to fill in an online questionnaire. 1,726 did fill in the questionnaire (a response rate of 83,2 %). Of these, 1,007 participants indicated that they had at least one experience of discriminatory behaviour in public space, 910 of them on the basis of one of the legally protected personal characteristics (grounds for discrimination). These 910 respondents form the final net sample in this study.

Sample details and representativeness

1,723 respondents of general population (including Muslims)

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