Number of dementia-related deaths increased to 12.5 thousandArticles
Today, Statistics Netherlands reports that 12.5 thousand Dutch people died from the effects of dementia last year.
Euthanasia carried out in nearly 3 percent of casesArticles
Nearly six in every ten deaths in 2010 involved medical end-of-life decisions. In 2.8 percent of cases, euthanasia was carried out.
Short hospital stays, few smokers: the Netherlands versus the EUArticles
Compared with other countries in Europe, in the Netherlands hospital admissions are relatively short: less than two days to have a baby and less than six days for an acute heart attack. The number of smokers...
6.3 thousand deaths due to confirmed COVID-19 in March and April 2020Articles
In March and April of this year, altogether 6,331 deaths in the Netherlands were confirmed to have been due to COVID-19
Around three-quarters of population see GP and dentist once a yearArticles
Summary: Over seven in ten people in the Dutch population see their general practitioner (GP) every year; eight in ten visit their dentist at least once a year.
1,917 suicide deaths in 2017Articles
In 2017, 1,917 people took their own lives, i.e. 23 more than in 2016.
Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristicsFigures
Perceived health, chronic disorders Sex, age, educational level
Health, disorders, limitations; sex and age, 2010-2013Figures
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by sex and age
Last year, 1,871 people in the Netherlands committed suicide, the highest number ever.
How CBS compiles mortality figures in times of coronaArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is responsible for compiling statistics on all deceased persons in the Netherlands, along with their cause of death.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 31 Jan. - 31 Feb. 2011 (Week5).
Health, disorders, limitations; personal characteristics, 2010-2013Figures
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by personal characteristic
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 10 - 14 december 2012 (Week 50).
1,894 suicides in 2016Articles
Number of suicides has risen in recent years, but related to population and composition has been the same since 2013
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 2-6 February 2009 (Week 6).
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 13-17 July 2009 (Week 29).
Number of hospital admissions for pneumonia and acute bronchitis doubled since 1981Articles
The number of hospital admissions for pneumonia or acute bronchitis has doubled in the period 1981–2005. New cases of pneumonia are predominantly found among over-65s, while new cases of...
Centenarian population doubled since 2000Articles
On 1 October 2014, there were nearly 2.2 thousand people in the Netherlands aged 100 years or older, i.e. more than twice as many as on 1 January 2000. The number of centenarians is likely to have doubled...
New life expectancy forecast for people aged 65Articles
What will be the remaining life expectancy of 65-year-olds in the toekomst? A new projection by CBS set remaining life expectancy at 20.63 years for 2024.
Toward a data-driven European economyArticles
The European Data Forum in Eindhoven brought together big data experts