Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care
services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
Number of deaths in the population of the Netherlands by main underlying
cause of death (extensive list of 'three digit codes'), by age and sex
Persons to whom medicines were dispensed by background, medicine
group, age, sex in absolute figures and as percentage of total population
Persons to whom medicines were dispensed by medicine group (ATC), age and
sex in absolute figures and as percentage of the total population
Both in the Netherlands and in the EU, the increase in life expectancy is slowing down compared to previous periods. The largest increase was between 2003 and 2008. The Netherlands saw a relatively lower increase than the EU.
Medical consumption, health and disorders, physical impediments
and lifestyle by characteristics of the consumer.
Among European countries, the Netherlands prescribed the lowest volume of antibiotics (2013) while Greece prescribed the highest. Within the Netherlands, there are regional differences in the volume of antibiotics prescribed. In some municipalities, twice as many patients received antibiotics as in other municipalities.
Proportionally, more first-generation people with a non-western background than native Dutch take anti-diabetics. The most recent figures published by Statistics Netherlands show that, with respect to the second-generation, the difference has disappeared altogether. The figures also show that more than seven in every ten native Dutch were prescribed at least one medicine in 2009.
Price index information according to the (European) ProdCom nomenclature
for commodities sold, imported, exported in the Netherlands