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Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figures
Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
Life style and (preventive) health; personal characteristics, 2014-2021
Smoking, alcohol and drug use, being overweight, physical activity Sexual health, nutrition, health examination, giving informal care.
Health spending per capita second highest in the EU
In 2020, average per capita spending on health care in the Netherlands was higher than in almost all other countries of the EU. The out-of-pocket payments, on the other hand, were comparatively among...
Until 31 December 2005 Dutch health insurance was divided into a collective and a private part. The collective part was based on the Compulsory Health Insurance Act (ZFW) and the Exceptional Medical...
Compulsory health insurance act (ZFW)
Law that was in force until 1 January 2006. The aim of the law was to ensure people whose income is below the threshold of proper health care under the compulsory health insurance act . The law does...
Majority think people with unhealthy lifestyle should pay more for health insurance
Over half the Dutch population think that smokers and heavy drinkers should have to pay more for their medical insurance.