Deaths; cause of death (extensive list), age and sexFigures
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
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; from 1900Figures
Health status, lifestyle, use of health care services, care supply, (healthy) life expectancy and causes of death
Deaths; underlying cause of death (shortlist), sex, ageFigures
Deaths among the Dutch population by main primary causes of death, age (at time of death) and sex
Health and health care; personal characteristicsFigures
Health, chronic disorders, use of health care sex, age, eduational level, ethnicity, income level
Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristicsFigures
Perceived health, chronic disorders Sex, age, educational level
Using microdata to improve care for transgendersArticles
How do hormone treatments impact transgenders’ health
Cancer main cause of death among Dutch womenArticles
Cancer has been the main cause of death among men for years, since 2016 also among women
One in ten deaths attributed to dementiaArticles
Dementia was again the main cause of death in 2016 with over 15 thousand related cases.
Health, lifestyle, use of medical facilities; 2000-2009Figures
Medical consumption, health and disorders, physical impediments and lifestyle by characteristics of the consumer.
Continuing decline in mortality from acute heart infarctsArticles
In 2014, over 139 thousand people deceased in the Netherlands. The number of deaths from an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands has been declining steadily since the 1970s, a trend which continued through 2014. Nearly one third of total mortality was linked to cancer and over a quarter to cardiovascular diseases. The largest specific cause of death was dementia.
Health, disorders, limitations; personal characteristics, 2010-2013Figures
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by personal characteristic
Health, disorders, limitations; sex and age, 2010-2013Figures
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by sex and age
Nearly 60 percent die from cancer or cardiovascular diseasesArticles
Nearly six in ten deaths are caused by cancer or cardiovascular diseases. Cancer has been the main cause of death in the male population for many years now. Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death for women.
Preventive cancer screening quite commonArticles
Many women in the Netherlands respond to invitations for preventive screening for cervical and breast cancer. One quarter of men aged 40 years or older are screened for the risk of prostate cancer.
Cancer mortality higher, but risk of dying from cancer lowerArticles
The risk of dying from cancer is declining. The risk for men and women to die from cancer dropped by 14 and 5 percent respectively in 2010 relative to 2000, but the cancer death toll has increased due to population growth and demographic ageing.
Moroccans least often hospitalised for cancerArticles
In 2008, Moroccans were less often admitted to hospital for cancer and cardiovascular diseases than other ethnic groups. Turks were most often admitted for cardiovascular diseases, followed by Surinamese.
Aspects of (un)healthy behaviourFigures
Trend figures on smoking, drinking, cervical smears and mammographies, by sex, type of insurance, age and highest level of education
Breast cancer mortality higherArticles
More women died from breast cancer in 2008 than in 2007. Breast cancer is indeed the most common cause of death among 35 to 55-year-old women.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 26-30 October 2009 (Week 44).
Cancer number one cause of death in 2008Articles
Last year, cancer mortality exceeded cardiovascular mortality for the first time. Cardiovascular mortality rate is declining much more rapidly than cancer mortality.
Breast cancer mortality further downArticles
Breast cancer mortality declined further in 2007. For the first time, breast cancer claimed fewer victims among women than lung cancer.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 29 September - 3 October 2008 (Week 40).