Mortality; key figures


This table includes key figures on mortality in the Dutch population broken down by gender.
The figures include totals and ratios of deceased persons, infant mortality, mortality in babies younger than 4 weeks and perinatal mortality (after a gestation period of 24 weeks or more and after a gestation period of 28 weeks or more). The table also presents figures on life expectancy at birth and average age at death.

For additional information on Mortality the reader is referred to the Dutch tables.

Data available from: 1950

Status of the figures:
All data recorded in this publication are final data.

Changes as of 1 October 2019:
Data of 2018 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
In the third quarter 2020 final figures of 2019 will be published.

Mortality; key figures

Gender Periods Total deaths (number) Deaths per 1, 000 inhabitants (per 1,000 inhabitants) Standardised mortality (per 1,000 inhabitants) Infant mortality (number) Infant mortality, relative (per 1,000 live born children) Deaths under 4 weeks (number) Deaths under 4 weeks, relative (per 1,000 live born children) Perinatal mortality (24+) (number) Perinatal mortality (24+), relative (per 1,000 born children) Perinatal mortality (28+) (number) Perinatal mortality (28+), relative (per 1,000 born children) Life expectancy at birth (year) Average age at death (year)
Total male and female 1950 75,929 7.5 13.2 6,126 26.7 . . 8,004 34.2 71.4 61.2
Total male and female 1960 87,825 7.6 11.6 4,286 17.9 . . 6,460 26.6 73.3 66.1
Total male and female 1970 109,619 8.4 11.3 3,045 12.7 . . 4,502 18.6 73.6 68.5
Total male and female 1980 114,279 8.1 9.4 1,557 8.6 . . 2,017 11.1 75.8 71.4
Total male and female 1990 128,824 8.6 8.6 1,397 7.1 . . 1,915 9.6 77.0 73.7
Total male and female 1995 135,675 8.8 8.4 1,041 5.5 . . 1,810 9.5 1,549 8.1 77.5 74.6
Total male and female 2000 140,527 8.8 8.0 1,059 5.1 808 3.9 1,882 9.1 1,629 7.8 78.1 75.2
Total male and female 2005 136,402 8.4 7.2 928 4.9 693 3.7 1,531 8.1 1,308 6.9 79.5 75.9
Total male and female 2010 136,058 8.2 6.4 695 3.8 509 2.8 1,028 5.7 870 4.8 80.8 76.9
Total male and female 2011 135,741 8.1 6.2 654 3.6 486 2.7 996 5.5 862 4.8 81.1 77.0
Total male and female 2012 140,813 8.4 6.6 649 3.7 465 2.6 934 5.3 778 4.4 81.1 77.4
Total male and female 2013 141,245 8.4 6.1 645 3.8 481 2.8 870 5.1 761 4.4 81.3 77.6
Total male and female 2014 139,223 8.3 5.9 630 3.6 472 2.7 827 4.7 716 4.1 81.6 77.6
Total male and female 2015 147,134 8.7 6.1 561 3.3 420 2.5 795 4.6 677 4.0 81.5 78.1
Total male and female 2016 148,997 8.7 6.0 597 3.5 444 2.6 833 4.8 728 4.2 81.5 78.1
Total male and female 2017 150,214 8.8 5.9 607 3.6 459 2.7 823 4.8 697 4.1 81.7 78.4
Total male and female 2018 153,363 8.9 5.9 582 3.5 429 2.5 833 4.9 710 4.2 81.8 78.5
Source: CBS.
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