Behaviour

Compliance and support

Compliance with corona guidelines can help get the virus under control. On this page we summarize the basic corona measures and guidelines, such as ventilation, and show some graphs that indicate whether the population follows and supports those guidelines.

This survey was carried out between Tuesday, 21 June and Monday, 27 June.

Source: RIVM

Survey of the Dutch public

A sample of the Dutch population is surveyed regularly on support and compliance of corona guidelines. Survey respondents all answer the same questions about the guidelines the government has laid down to combat the virus. The purpose of the survey is to find out to what extent the public supports and follows these rules. The survey is coordinated and published by RIVM, and carried out by Kantar Public.

Most recent insights

5,158 people participated in the survey between 21 June and 27 June.

'Working from home' is the guideline with the highest support (71%) and has a compliance of 0%.

The guideline with the highest support is 'Ensure a good flow of fresh air in house' (88%).

Basic corona guidelines

This table shows the percentage of people who comply with the guidelines and the percentage of people who support the guidelines. The table also shows whether this percentage increases, decreases or stays the same compared to the previous measurement.

Compliance: following guideline in daily life
Support: supporting a guideline
Corona guidelinesPercentageCompared to previous survey*
63%
83%
samesame
61%
88%
higherhigher
59%
74%
samehigher
52%
72%
samehigher
33%
76%
samesame

* Any difference compared to the previous measurement can be shown with 95% certainty.

Compliance and support over time

This graph shows the changes in the percentage of respondents who reported following or supporting the guideline in daily life.

The map shows "Avoid busy places"
The map shows "Cough and sneeze into your elbow"
The map shows "Curfew"
The map shows "Do not exceed the maximum number of visitors at home"
The map shows "Ensure a good flow of fresh air in house"
The map shows "Give others enough space"
The map shows "Stay at home if you have symptoms"
The map shows "Take a self test before visiting someone"
The map shows "Take a test if you have symptoms"
The map shows "Wash your hands often"
The map shows "Wear a face mask in indoor public spaces"
The map shows "Wear a face mask on public transport"
The map shows "Working from home"
This graph shows the changes in the percentage of respondents who reported following and who reported supporting the corona guidelines in their daily life. Use the keyboard to navigate through the time in the graph. With the left and right arrow keys you can move backwards and forwards in time. Use the left angle bracket < to go back and the right angle bracket > to go forward. With page-up and page-down you make bigger steps. Use the Home key and End key to go to the beginning and end of the timeline.
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Value from Tuesday, 21 June - Monday, 27 June · Source: RIVM

Compliance and support per safety region

Select a corona guideline or measure to see the compliance and support per safety region.

The map shows "Avoid busy places"
The map shows "Cough and sneeze into your elbow"
The map shows "Curfew"
The map shows "Do not exceed the maximum number of visitors at home"
The map shows "Ensure a good flow of fresh air in house"
The map shows "Give others enough space"
The map shows "Stay at home if you have symptoms"
The map shows "Take a self test before visiting someone"
The map shows "Take a test if you have symptoms"
The map shows "Wash your hands often"
The map shows "Wear a face mask in indoor public spaces"
The map shows "Wear a face mask on public transport"
The map shows "Working from home"

Compliance with guidelines

Support with measures and guidelines

Compliance and support per age group

Select a guideline to see the compliance and support per age group.

The map shows "Avoid busy places"
The map shows "Cough and sneeze into your elbow"
The map shows "Curfew"
The map shows "Do not exceed the maximum number of visitors at home"
The map shows "Ensure a good flow of fresh air in house"
The map shows "Give others enough space"
The map shows "Stay at home if you have symptoms"
The map shows "Take a self test before visiting someone"
The map shows "Take a test if you have symptoms"
The map shows "Wash your hands often"
The map shows "Wear a face mask in indoor public spaces"
The map shows "Wear a face mask on public transport"
The map shows "Working from home"
Age groupMost recent survey
70+
23%
80%
55-69
34%
78%
40-54
34%
74%
25-39
37%
76%
16-24
39%
70%
Compliance: follow a corona guideline in daily life
Support: follow a guideline