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
73 inhabitants drowned in 2022
In 2022, altogether 73 inhabitants of the Netherlands died due to drowning in open water or in and around the house. This is 7 fewer people than in the previous year.
1,420 COVID-19 deaths in Q2 2022
In the second quarter of 2022, a total of 1,420 people died due to COVID-19. This is almost 2 thousand fewer than in the first quarter, when the death toll stood at 3,564.
Nearly 100 thousand young people are half-orphans
At the end of 2021, nearly 100 thousand young people aged 0 to 24 years were half-orphans. In addition, over 1.5 thousand young people were orphans.
Nearly 13 thousand COVID-19 deaths up to November 2020
From March to October 2020 inclusive, altogether 12,872 people in the Netherlands died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
10 thousand COVID-19 deaths during first wave of the pandemic
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...
How CBS compiles mortality figures in times of corona
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is responsible for compiling statistics on all deceased persons in the Netherlands, along with their cause of death.
More traffic deaths among people in their twenties and thirties
In 2019, a total of 661 people in the Netherlands died in a traffic accident. This is 17 less than in 2018, but the annual number of traffic deaths is still higher compared to the years 2012-2017.