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Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figures
Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
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...
Improvement in healthy lifestyle stagnating
The lifestyle of the Dutch population hardly improved in terms of health last year. They did not make much progress with trying to smoke less, drink less, eat less and exercise more. The positive...
Obesity, smoking and drinking hardly down since 2018
In 2021, half of the adult population in the Netherlands were overweight. This is the same as in 2018 at the start of the National Prevention Agreement.
Chronic diseases, smoking and sedentary lifestyle make people feel unhealthy
Many people in the Netherlands suffer from one or more chronic disorders. A large part of them do not feel healthy. An unhealthy lifestyle, e.g. not taking enough exercise and smoking in fact often...
Majority think people with unhealthy lifestyle should pay more for health insurance
Over half the Dutch population think that smokers and heavy drinkers should have to pay more for their medical insurance.
More women than men with psychological complaints
In 2021, 18 percent of the female population aged 12 and over were suffering from psychological complaints. This was 12 percent among the male population.
Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristics
Smoking, alcohol and drug use, being overweight, physical activity, sexual health, nutrition, health examination, giving informal care.
CBS explores possible privacy preserving techniques with universities
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is constantly looking for new methods and techniques to meet the steadily growing demand for statistical information.