Mortality; key figures

Mortality; key figures

Gender Periods Life expectancy at birth (year)
Total male and female 2021 81.4
Male 2021 79.7
Female 2021 83.0
Source: CBS.
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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 2 August 2022:
- Data of 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
In the fourth quarter 2023 final figures of 2022 will be published.

Description topics

Life expectancy at birth
The number of years someone is expected to live at birth according to the life table.