Dutch worried about growing divergence in society

The Dutch are worried about the growing divergence between rich and poor and Muslim and non-Muslim, broadcaster NOS said on Tuesday. A survey by research group Ipsos found that 73% of people think the gulf between Muslims and non-Muslims has increased in the past few years.

In addition, around seven people in 10 consider the gap between the rich and poor and between native Dutch and immigrant has widened. Almost everyone – over 90% – who believes there is a widening gap between different parts of society sees it as a problem, Ipsos said. [DutchNews] Read more