Persons with dispensed medicines; background and generation

Persons with dispensed medicines; background and generation

Sex Age Background and generation Medicine group (ATC) Periods Persons with medicines, relative (%)
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 17.54
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.03
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 18.12
Total male and female Total age Dutch background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.04
Total male and female Total age Dutch background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 15.83
Total male and female Total age With migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age With migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 15.75
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 15.92
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 15.24
Total male and female Total age Western migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.03
Total male and female Total age Western migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 16.29
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 17.78
Total male and female Total age Morocco N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Turkey J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 19.91
Total male and female Total age Turkey N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Turkey V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Surinam J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 17.26
Total male and female Total age Surinam N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age Surinam V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age (former) Net Antilles, Aruba J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 15.72
Total male and female Total age (former) Net Antilles, Aruba N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age (former) Net Antilles, Aruba V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Other non-western background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 14.11
Total male and female Total age Other non-western background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Other non-western background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Total background and generation J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 10.01
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Total background and generation N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Total background and generation V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Dutch background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 10.03
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Dutch background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Dutch background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years With migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 9.96
Total male and female 0 to 14 years With migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years With migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years 1st generation migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 7.13
Total male and female 0 to 14 years 1st generation migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years 1st generation migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years 2nd generation migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 10.62
Total male and female 0 to 14 years 2nd generation migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years 2nd generation migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Western migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 9.77
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Western migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Western migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Non-western migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 10.06
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Non-western migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Non-western migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Morocco J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 10.05
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Morocco N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Morocco V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Turkey J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 12.79
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Turkey N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Turkey V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Surinam J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 7.84
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Surinam N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Surinam V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years (former) Net Antilles, Aruba J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 8.50
Total male and female 0 to 14 years (former) Net Antilles, Aruba N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years (former) Net Antilles, Aruba V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Other non-western background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 9.88
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Other non-western background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 0 to 14 years Other non-western background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Total background and generation J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 13.46
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Total background and generation N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Total background and generation V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Dutch background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 14.21
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Dutch background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Dutch background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years With migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 11.70
Total male and female 15 to 24 years With migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years With migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years 1st generation migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 8.03
Total male and female 15 to 24 years 1st generation migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years 1st generation migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years 2nd generation migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 14.15
Total male and female 15 to 24 years 2nd generation migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years 2nd generation migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Western migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 9.32
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Western migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Western migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Non-western migration background J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 13.11
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Non-western migration background N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Non-western migration background V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Morocco J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 14.32
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Morocco N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Morocco V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Turkey J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 15.18
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Turkey N01A Anesthetics, general 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Turkey V06 General nutrients 2020* 0.00
Total male and female 15 to 24 years Surinam J General antiinfectives for system.use 2020* 14.50
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


This table contains figures on the absolute number of persons to whom in the year concerned medicines were dispensed for which the costs are reimbursed under the statutory basic medical insurance. The figures are also expressed as a percentage of the total population in the category concerned. The population includes everybody registered in the Basic Registration of Persons (BRP) and living in the Netherlands at some point in the year concerned. Until 2010 the figures also included medicines dispensed to persons registered in the BRP, but no longer resident in the Netherlands.
Medicines provided to persons in hospitals and nursing homes are not included; medicines provided in residential homes for the elderly are included.

Data are broken down by medicine group, background, generation, age and sex.

Data available from: 2006

Status of the figures:
Figures for 2020 are provisional. Remaining figures are definite.

Changes as of 10 December, 2021:
Figures for 2019 have been made final and provisional figures for 2020 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will be published in the last quarter of 2022.

Description topics

Persons with medicines, relative
Number of persons to whom medicines are dispensed in the year concerned that are reimbursed under the statutory basic medical insurance, expressed as a percentage of the total population of the category concerned registered in the Basic Registration of Persons (BRP) in that year.