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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.
People with low education and migration background have lowest levels of well-being
People in the Netherlands with low levels of education and those with a migration background have lower levels of well-being than those with higher education and those without a migration background.
More online searches for health and lifestyle information
In the first six months of 2020, nearly 80 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over used the internet to search for health information, book appointments with their general practitioner...
Well-being high in 2019, but more pressure on environment
Although well-being in the Netherlands increased in 2019, not everybody benefited from this equally. Well-being is under pressure in a number of areas: time lost through traffic congestion, less...
Half of Dutch population meet physical activity guidelines
In 2019, almost half of the Dutch population aged 4 years and over complied with the standards for physical activity as set by the Health Council of the Netherlands.
Three-quarters of Caribbean Dutch feel healthy
A health survey among residents of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba aged 15 and over shows that three-quarters felt healthy or very healthy in 2017/2018.
1 in 5 obese adults satisfied with body weight
Almost half of the total Dutch adult population are moderately or severely overweight. In the period 2015-2017, two in five severely overweight (obese) people indicated that they were dissatisfied...