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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 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.
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.
Life expectancy at age 65 to be 20.82 years by 2026
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) projects life expectancy at age 65 to be 20.82 years in 2026. Policy makers will use this figure in setting the future state pension (AOW) entitlement age.
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...
New life expectancy forecast for people aged 65
What will be the remaining life expectancy of 65-year-olds in the toekomst? A new projection by CBS set remaining life expectancy at 20.63 years for 2024.
increasing life expectancy to push up pension age further from 2022
Under the coalition agreement of the present Dutch cabinet, from 2022 onwards the entitlement age for state old-age pension will be linked to the increase in life expectancy.
Longer life, but more years with a physical disability
Although Dutch people are living to older ages, they are no longer doing so in perfect health. The number of years they have to cope with a physical disability is increasing. These are mostly minor...
Towards a longer and healthier life
If the trend observed in the past three decades with respect to mortality and health is to continue, the age until which people in the Netherlands are free from physical limitations in mobility,...
Life expectancy hardly changed in 2012
Last year, male and female life expectancy were virtually the same as in 2011, but life expectancy is anticipated to increase further over the years to come.
Potential labour force remains in tact thanks to the people over 65
With the proposed raising of the age at which people are entitled to General Old Age Pension (AOW), the number of people aged over 65 in the potential labour force will reach 0.8 million in 2040.
65-year-olds live longer without physical limitations, but suffer more from chronic diseases
The life expectancy for 65-year-olds has risen over the past three decades. They live longer and the period, during which they define their health as good after reaching the age of 65 is also longer....
Substantial increase male life expectancy
The life expectancies at birth for Dutch men and women were 79.2 and 82.9 years respectively in 2011. Male life expectancy has improved rapidly and as a result, the life expectancy gender gap has...
Obesity rate in the Netherlands lower than in other OECD countries
The proportion of obese people in the Dutch population has doubled within the last two decades, but is still below the average level across the OECD countries. At the same time, health care...
Sharp increase in life expectancy among older people
Between 2000 and 2010 the life expectancy of newborn babies has increased substantially. For males it rose from 75.5 to 78.8 years and for females from 80.6 to 82.7. The remaining life expectancy at...