Excess mortality in April, not anymore in early MayArticles
In the first week of May 2022 (week 18, i.e. 2 to 8 May inclusive), an estimated 3,000 deaths were recorded. This is slightly more than in the previous week (3,090) and approximately 150 more than expected.
Death of a person caused by murder, manslaughter, violence, traffic accident, accident in or around the home or in and around the work place, or suicide.
Medical doctor who examines the body of a deceased person to determine the cause of death.
Over 19 thousand COVID-19 deaths in 2021Articles
In 2021, a total of 19.4 thousand people died due to COVID-19.
Mortality; key figuresFigures
Mortality: key figures by sex. Including figures on infant mortality, perinatal mortality and life expectancy at birth
Higher mortality in March, no excess deathsArticles
In the last week of March (week 12, 21 to 27 March 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,600. This is slightly more than in the previous week (3,567) and approximately 400 more than...
Causes of deathOther
What were the underlying causes of recent deaths? How many deaths have been attributed to COVID-19?
1,859 suicide deaths in 2021: 36 more than in 2020Articles
Last year, 1,859 people took their own lives. This is 36 more than in 2020. There was a decrease in suicide deaths among women (-31) against an increase among men (+67).
COVID-19 impact on public healthOther
The coronavirus crisis affects nearly the entire population of the Netherlands and will certainly be reflected in CBS statistics that are to be published.
Caribbean Netherlands; population, births, deaths, migrationFigures
Population growth Caribbean Netherlands, population, births, deaths, migration
International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health ProblemsOther
The codes used at Statistics Netherlands to classify the causes of death reported. The system was devised by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Mortality below expected level in FebruaryArticles
In all of February, there were around 550 fewer deaths than expected for that month.
Week 7 mortality slightly below expected levelArticles
In the third week of February (week 7, 14 to 20 February 2022 inclusive), estimated mortality stood at 3,400. This is over 150 more than in the previous week (3,211) but still slightly below the expected...
State of healthOther
There are objective and subjective indications of health. The objective indications are statements on health by medical practitioners. Infectious diseases and causes of death are objective indicators....
Week 6 mortality figures lower than expectedArticles
In the second week of February (week 6, 7 to 13 February 2022 inclusive), estimated mortality stood at 3,350. This is over 100 fewer than expected, but slightly more than in the previous week.
Mortality in week 5 at expected levelArticles
In week 5 (31 to 6 January 2022 inclusive), estimated mortality stood at 3,450. This number is approximately the same as expected for this week and nearly 300 up on the previous week (3,162)
Regional impact of COVID-19Other
The recent coronavirus outbreak affects virtually all people in the Netherlands. Certainly, the effects will also be visible in statistics that are being produced by Statistics Netherlands in the future.
Mortality in January lower than expected, higher in week 4Articles
In the last week of January (week 4: 24 to 30 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,350.
Nearly 150 fewer deaths than expected in week 3Articles
In the third week of January (week 3: 17 to 23 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,250. This is nearly 150 less than expected, but more than in the previous week (3,106)
Mortality in week 2 lower than expectedArticles
In the second week of January (week 2: 10 to 16 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,250. This is over 100 less than expected.
Population dynamics; birth, death and migration per regionFigures
Population growth by birth, death and migration, per sex and region
How many deaths are registered per week?Other
On a weekly basis, mortality in the Netherlands stands at 2,900 on average. It tends to be higher in winter than in summer.
Mortality further down in week 1Articles
In the first week of January (week 1: 3 to 9 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,450.
Fewer deaths in the last week of DecemberArticles
In the last week of December 2021 (week 52), the estimated number of deaths stood at slightly under 3,500