Spending on health care and welfare levels off
According to the most recent figures, the costs of health care and welfare amounted to 87.6 billion euro in 2010, a 3.6 percent increase relative to 2009. Over the period 2004-2008, the costs of care...
Care spending up by 5.1 percent
In 2007, total spending on care, i.e. health care plus welfare services, amounted to 74 billion euro, a 5.1 percent increase relative to 2006.
Care spending up by 4.4 percent
Spending on health care and welfare in the Netherlands amounted to 65.7 billion euro in 2006. This is 4.4 percent more than in 2005.
Workforce composition differs between care sectors
According to Statistics Netherlands’ new statistics on care institutions, the composition of the workforce in care differs between the various care sectors.
Costs and revenues of care institutions no longer rising as fast
The revenues of Dutch care institutions did not grow as fast in 2010 and 2011 as in the previous three years. At the same time the care institutions were able to prevent costs from rising.