Bonaire: number of dental visits downArticles
In 2017, 46 percent of Bonaire’s population aged 15 years or older paid a visit to the dentist.
Largest number of enterprise births since 2009Articles
In 2017 there were 73 thousand more enterprise births than deaths, the highest number since 2009.
More use of health care facilities over the past 30 yearsArticles
Over the past 30 years, the use of health care facilities has obviously increased. The proportion of people consulting a GP, dentist or physiotherapist has risen and people take more medicines.
Diabetics are often older, overweight malesArticles
Last year, 4 percent of people in the Netherlands were diabetic patients. Among them are more older, male and overweight people than among non-diabetics.
Medical care consumption by older people in the low-income bracketsArticles
In 2006 more 55 to 80-year-olds living on long-term low incomes consulted medical specialists and physiotherapists than people in the same age category with incomes above the low-income threshold.
Care spending up by 5.1 percentArticles
In 2007, total spending on care, i.e. health care plus welfare services, amounted to 74 billion euro, a 5.1 percent increase relative to 2006.
Care spending up by 4.4 percentArticles
Spending on health care and welfare in the Netherlands amounted to 65.7 billion euro in 2006. This is 4.4 percent more than in 2005.
Slower increase in care spendingArticles
Spending on health care and welfare in the Netherlands amounted to 61.5 billion euro in 2005. This is 2.8 percent more than in 2004.