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Continuing decline in mortality from acute heart infarcts
In 2014, over 139 thousand people deceased in the Netherlands. The number of deaths from an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands has been declining steadily since the 1970s, a trend which continued...
Deaths; underlying cause of death (shortlist), sex, age
Deaths among the Dutch population by main primary causes of death, age (at time of death) and sex
Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristics
Perceived health, chronic disorders Sex, age, educational level
Deaths; cause of death (extensive list), age and sex
Number of deaths in the population of the Netherlands by main underlying cause of death (extensive list of 'three digit codes'), by age and sex
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; from 1900
Health status, lifestyle, use of health care services, care supply, (healthy) life expectancy and causes of death
Fewer hospital admissions following heart attacks
Twelve per 10 thousand inhabitants were admitted to hospital as a result of an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands in 2005. This number is nearly one third down on 1995.
2.2 million cybercrime victims in 2022
In 2022, 15 percent of the Dutch population aged 15 and over indicated they had been victims of one or more forms of online crime. This corresponds to 2.2 million people.
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universities
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.
1,859 suicide deaths in 2021: 36 more than in 2020
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).
Call for fair, trustworthy AI in the public sphere
Governments are using artificial intelligence (AI) on an ever-increasing scale and for diverse purposes, from streamlining traffic flows to tackling complex social challenges such as the energy...
Deputy Director General Bert Kroese appointed to top IMF position
Bert Kroese (54), Deputy Director General of Statistics Netherlands (CBS), will be appointed Chief Statistician and Data Officer and Director of the Statistics Department of the International...
PhD student investigates causes of premature birth
On 18 January 2022, Eduardo Villamor Martinez obtained his PhD cum laude from Maastricht University.
Health and health care; personal characteristics
Health, chronic disorders, use of health care sex, age, eduational level, ethnicity, income level
Mortality; key figures
Mortality: key figures by sex. Including figures on infant mortality, perinatal mortality and life expectancy at birth
One in ten deaths attributed to dementia
Dementia was again the main cause of death in 2016 with over 15 thousand related cases.
Health, disorders, limitations; sex and age, 2010-2013
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by sex and age
Birth; key figures
Key figures on birth by sex, birth order or marital status of the mother. Including figures on stillborn children and multiple births
Baby born after a pregnancy lasting at least 24 weeks (prior to 1 July 1991 this was 28 weeks) who showed no sign of life after birth such as breathing, activity of the heart or muscles.
Health, disorders, limitations; personal characteristics, 2010-2013
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by personal characteristic
Health expectancy; since 1981
Health expectancy, healthy life expectancy, perceived health, physical limitations, chronic or longstanding morbidity, mental health, GALI
Relationship between perception of health and chance of employment (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the relationship between chronic illness, perception of health and chance of employment, corrected for demographic characteristics and other determinants for chance of...
Number of dementia-related deaths increased to 12.5 thousand
Today, Statistics Netherlands reports that 12.5 thousand Dutch people died from the effects of dementia last year.
Short hospital stays, few smokers: the Netherlands versus the EU
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...