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Life expectancy forecast for 65-year-olds: 20.89 years in 2029
According to current projections by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the life expectancy of 65-year-olds will stand at 20.89 years in 2029.
Life expectancy forecast for 65-year-olds: 21.05 years in 2028
According to current projections by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the life expectancy of 65-year-olds will stand at 21.05 years in 2028.
Healthy life expectancy
The number of years a person of a certain age can expect to live in good health, assuming that the age specific chances on mortality and ill-health remain constant. Good health can be defined in four...
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.
Lower income brackets have shorter healthy life expectancy
The average life expectancy of people living in households with incomes below the poverty line is approximately 5 years shorter than the life expectancy of higher incomes. The healthy life expectancy...
End-of-life care often involves pain or symptom management
Just over half of the 171 thousand deaths in 2021 involved a medical end-of-life decision. Thirty percent of deaths involved relief of pain or disease symptoms.
Well-educated women have highest life expectancy
Lower educated people not only live shorter lives, their healthy life expectancy is shorter too. On average, men with only primary education enjoy no more than 50 years in good health, whereas...
Wider life expectancy gap between high and low-educated
The life expectancy of highly educated 65-year-olds has increased in recent years while it remained the same for their lower educated peers. Lower educated people show a greater prevalence of...
Dutch well-being: natural environment and social relations under pressure
Quality of life in the Netherlands today, well-being ‘here and now’, is high. However it not just as high for everybody in the country; well-being of young adults is lower than for the rest of the...
Life expectancy gender gap narrowing
Life expectancy for girls born in the Netherlands in 2008 was 82.3 years, 4 years higher than for boys (78.3 years). Since 1980, the life expectancy gender gap has narrowed.