Mortality; key figures

Mortality; key figures

Gender Periods Infant mortality (number) Infant mortality, relative (per 1,000 live born children)
Total male and female 1950 6,126 26.7
Total male and female 1960 4,286 17.9
Total male and female 1970 3,045 12.7
Total male and female 1980 1,557 8.6
Total male and female 1990 1,397 7.1
Total male and female 1995 1,041 5.5
Total male and female 2000 1,059 5.1
Total male and female 2005 928 4.9
Total male and female 2010 695 3.8
Total male and female 2011 654 3.6
Total male and female 2012 649 3.7
Total male and female 2013 645 3.8
Total male and female 2014 630 3.6
Total male and female 2015 561 3.3
Total male and female 2016 597 3.5
Total male and female 2017 607 3.6
Total male and female 2018 582 3.5
Total male and female 2019 617 3.6
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


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 22 September 2021:
- Data of 2020 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
In the fourth quarter 2022 final figures of 2021 will be published.

Description topics

Infant mortality
The number of live-born children who died before their first birthday.

Live born child:
A baby showing some sign of life after birth, regardless of the duration of pregnancy.
Infant mortality, relative
Infant mortality per 1,000 live born children.

Live born child:
A baby showing some sign of life after birth, regardless of the duration of pregnancy.