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 A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.09
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.09
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.04
Total male and female Total age Total background and generation V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.04
Total male and female Total age Dutch background A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age Dutch background B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Dutch background R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age Dutch background R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age Dutch background V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.08
Total male and female Total age Dutch background V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.08
Total male and female Total age Dutch background V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.04
Total male and female Total age Dutch background V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.04
Total male and female Total age With migration background A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age With migration background B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age With migration background V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.10
Total male and female Total age With migration background V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.10
Total male and female Total age With migration background V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age With migration background V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.14
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.14
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age 1st generation migration background V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.06
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.06
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.03
Total male and female Total age 2nd generation migration background V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.03
Total male and female Total age Western migration background A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age Western migration background B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Western migration background V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.09
Total male and female Total age Western migration background V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.09
Total male and female Total age Western migration background V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.03
Total male and female Total age Western migration background V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.03
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.01
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background V03 All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.12
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background V03A All other therapeutic products 2020* 0.12
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background V07 All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age Non-western migration background V07A All other non-therapeutic products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age Morocco A08 Antiobesity prep. excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco A08A Antiobesity prep.excl.diet products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco A11J Other vitamin products + combinat. 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco A16 Other aliment.tract/metabol.products 2020* 0.02
Total male and female Total age Morocco B05A Blood and related products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco L01C Plant alkaloids/oth.natural product 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco M02 Topical joint/muscular pain products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco R07 Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
Total male and female Total age Morocco R07A Other respiratory system products 2020* 0.00
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.