Care expenditure up by 1.2 percent in 2022
In 2022, public spending on care and welfare including child care amounted to 126.2 billion euros. This is 1.5 billion euros (1.2 percent) higher than in 2021.
Health spending per capita second highest in the EU
In 2020, average per capita spending on health care in the Netherlands was higher than in almost all other countries of the EU. The out-of-pocket payments, on the other hand, were comparatively among...
Dutch health expenditure 10th highest in Europe
In 2018 and 2019, the Netherlands devoted 10 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) to health care. Within Europe, 9 countries spent more and 21 countries spent less.
growth care expenditure at lowest level in 15 years
Last year, total spending on care rose by 1.6 percent, i.e. less than in prior years. This is partly due to the fact that the growth in medicine consumption slowed down and the average price level of...
Level of education, social benefits claimants and crime suspects by 4-digit postcode zone, 2011-2012 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the level of education, social benefits claimants and the number of crime suspects among inhabitants by 4-digit postcode zones in 2011-2012. Commissioned by: Ministry of Finance.
Average costs per capita covered by basic health care insurance 2,100 euro
The average costs per capita covered by the basic health care insurance policy were 2,100 euro in 2010. The average costs were higher for women than for men. More than half concerned costs for...
More spending on care mainly due to larger care volume
In 2011 the rise in the Dutch care volume was primarily responsible for the rise in care expenditure. The Dutch care volume grew faster in 2011 than in 2010.
Ten percent fewer people without medical insurance in 2010
On 1 May 2010 136 thousand people living in the Netherlands were not insured for medical costs. This is 10 percent fewer than twelve months previously.
Number of people without medical insurance coverage stable
On 1 May last year, 152 thousand Dutch residents had no insurance against medical costs, almost as many as last year. The distribution of uninsured by gender and age also hardly changed, but there...
More home care in urban areas
The number of people in the Netherlands receiving care financed under the exceptional medical expenses act (AWBZ) who paid a contribution towards this has remained fairly constant in the period...
Some 241 thousand people have no medical insurance
On 1 May 2006, some 241 thousand people in the Netherlands were not insured for the costs of medical care. This 1.5 percent of the Dutch population.
Much smaller rise in care spending
Health care and welfare cost nearly 60 billion euro in 2004. This is 4.3 percent more than 2003. Spending on care still rose by as much 10 percent annually in the period 2001-2003. The decrease in...