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Caribbean NL: lifestyle; personal characteristics
Smoking, alcohol, height and weight, contraceptive pill Sex, age, educational level
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
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; from 1900
Health status, lifestyle, use of health care services, care supply, (healthy) life expectancy and causes of death
More sexual activity among over-75s
In 2022, 27 percent of people aged 75 and over reported they were sexually active. This was still 16 percent in 2014.
Less overweight and obesity among children of higher educated parents
In the period 2018-2021, 12 percent of children aged 2 to 11 were overweight and 3 percent severely overweight (obese).
Wellbeing; health and lifestyle, 2003-2012
Happiness, satisfaction with life, Experienced health, smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight, excercise
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...
More people adopt healthier lifestyle
In recent years, the Dutch have adopted a more healthy lifestyle. The percentage of smokers and heavy drinkers has marginally declined.
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...
Dutch have not improved their lifestyle
Dutch people did not lead a more healthy lifestyle in 2006. The percentage of Dutch adults who were overweight continued to rise.
Lifestyle, preventive screening; sex,age; 2010-2013
Smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight, height, weight, contraceptive pill use, preventive screening, age and sex.
Lifestyle, preventive screening; personal characteristics; 2010-2013
Smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight, height, weight, contraceptive pill use and preventive screening.
Healthier lifestyle beyond many people's reach
The Dutch have not been very successful in recent years in their pursuit of a healthier lifestyle.
Health, lifestyle, use of medical facilities; 2000-2009
Medical consumption, health and disorders, physical impediments and lifestyle by characteristics of the consumer.
Urban lifestyle provides a wealth of information
How can life rhythms of urban residents be used in analysing and solving urban issues, e.g. security or social cohesion
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.
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.
Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristics
Perceived health, chronic disorders Sex, age, educational level
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.
Caribbean NL: medical contacts, medicines; personal characteristics
GP, specialist, dentist, fysiotherapist, hospitalisation, medicine use Sex, age, educational level
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.
221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 years
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
Most young people rate their health as good
In the period 2019 to 2020, the vast majority of young people between the ages of 4 and 25 perceived their own health as good or very good.