More online searches for health and lifestyle informationArticles
In the first six months of 2020, nearly 80 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over used the internet to search for health information, book appointments with their general practitioner or specialist or buy medicines.
Eurostat Morbidity Statistics, Pilot Data CollectionArticles
Dutch pilot data collection for Eurostat Morbidity Statistics, with data on diseases and disorders in the Netherlands in 2016, from registered diagnostic information in medical registers, by age and sex.
10 thousand COVID-19 deaths during first wave of the pandemicArticles
In the first six months of 2020, there were more than 86 thousand deaths registered in the Netherlands. This is almost 9 thousand more than in the first half of 2019 and over 5 thousand more than in the same period in 2018.
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
54 percent of deaths in 2019 caused by cancer or CVDArticles
In 2019, mortality in the Netherlands stood at 151,885. This is nearly 1,500 fewer deaths than in the previous year.
Half of Dutch population meet physical activity guidelinesArticles
In 2019, almost half of the Dutch population aged 4 years and over complied with the standards for physical activity as set by the Health Council of the Netherlands.
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision; age, cause of deathFigures
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision, age and cause of death
3 in 10 deaths caused by cancerArticles
In 2018, the number of deaths in the Netherlands stood at 153 thousand. With nearly 47 thousand cases (30 percent), cancer was the leading cause of death, just as in previous years.
Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristicsFigures
Perceived health, chronic disorders Sex, age, educational level
Disablement benefits liver disease 2010-2017Figures
These tables contain information about disablement benefits end of December 2010-2017 concerning the following causes of disablement.
Working with sensors to measure healthArticles
Sensors are accurate, which is why Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is exploring various ways to implement them – e.g. as a substitute for survey questionnaires
Health problems tackled with sensorsArticles
The participants were asked to develop a sensor which could measure the various aspects of physically straining work
Lower gains in life expectancy here and in the EUArticles
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.
Concentrations of particulate matter in urban areasOther
Annual average concentrations of particulate matter (PM10) in urban areas are decreasing since the year 2000.
Cancer responsible for 31 percent of deathsArticles
In 2017, the number of deaths in the Netherlands stood at 150 thousand. The most common death cause with 47 thousand cases (31 percent) was cancer.
1,917 suicide deaths in 2017Articles
In 2017, 1,917 people took their own lives, i.e. 23 more than in 2016.
6 in 10 Caribbean Dutch are overweightArticles
Smoking behaviour, alcohol consumption, physical activity and obesity by sex and age, per municipality in the Caribbean Netherlands, 2017
Particulate matter emissions by agricultureOther
Between 2000 and 2016, emissions of particulate matter (PM10) by the agricultural sector increased by 3 percent. In this period, the value added of agriculture increased by 19 percent.
Particulate matter emissions caused by business activityOther
Between 2000 and 2016, emissions of particulate matter (PM10) caused by Dutch business activity fell by more than 41 percent, while GDP increased.
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
Type 2 diabetes often linked to cardiovascular diseaseArticles
People aged 45 and over with type 2 diabetes are more likely to suffer from other long-term disorders.
Heavy smokers cut their lifespan by 13 years on averageArticles
One in four heavy smokers die before they turn 65
First Academic Data Centre launched in GroningenArticles
a more efficient form of collaboration and specifically work together in the disciplines of methodology and data science
CBS and VU Amsterdam: progress through cooperationArticles
techniques such as ‘distributed analytics’ for collective analysis of multiple data sources