Nearly 13 thousand COVID-19 deaths up to November 2020Articles
From March to October 2020 inclusive, altogether 12,872 people in the Netherlands died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Deaths; underlying cause of death (shortlist), sex, ageFigures
Deaths among the Dutch population by main primary causes of death, age (at time of death) and sex
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figuresFigures
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 1900Figures
Health status, lifestyle, use of health care services, care supply, (healthy) life expectancy and causes of death
Deaths; suicide (residents), various themesFigures
Victims of suicide by marital status, method, motives, age and sex among the Dutch population, absolute figures and per 100 000 persons
6.3 thousand deaths due to confirmed COVID-19 in March and April 2020Articles
In March and April of this year, altogether 6,331 deaths in the Netherlands were confirmed to have been due to COVID-19
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision; age, cause of deathFigures
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision, age and cause of death
Fewer suicide deaths in 2018Articles
In 2018, the number of suicide deaths stood at1,829, which is 88 fewer than in 2017. The suicide rate declined among 10 to 19-year-olds.
One in 12 young people have poor mental healthArticles
In 2015/2017, 8 percent of the 12- to 25-year-olds had mental health issues. Older youth are more often mentally unhealthy. The overall health condition is poorer among mentally unhealthy youth, and depression is the most common disorder.
Cancer responsible for 31 percent of deathsArticles
In 2017, the number of deaths in the Netherlands stood at 150 thousand. The most common death cause with 47 thousand cases (31 percent) was cancer.
1,917 suicide deaths in 2017Articles
In 2017, 1,917 people took their own lives, i.e. 23 more than in 2016.
Death of a person caused by murder, manslaughter, violence, traffic accident, accident in or around the home...
1,894 suicides in 2016Articles
Number of suicides has risen in recent years, but related to population and composition has been the same since 2013
Last year, 1,871 people in the Netherlands committed suicide, the highest number ever.
External causes of deathOther
Survey on deaths caused by murder and manslaughter, suicide and accidents
No further increase in number of suicides over 2014Articles
In 2014, 1,835 inhabitants of the Netherlands ended their own lives, on average five per day. The suicide rate did not go up for the first time in years. Six in ten people who committed suicide were middle-aged The province of Groningen has the highest suicide rate.
Continuing decline in mortality from acute heart infarctsArticles
In 2014, over 139 thousand people deceased in the Netherlands. The number of deaths from an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands has been declining steadily since the 1970s, a trend which continued through 2014. Nearly one third of total mortality was linked to cancer and over a quarter to cardiovascular diseases. The largest specific cause of death was dementia.
suicides rise substantially againArticles
In 2013, 1,854 people in the Netherlands ended their own lives, 101 more than in 2012. This is the sixth year in a row that the number of suicides has increased. In spite of this, the suicide rate is considerably lower in the Netherlands than in neighbouring countries.
More suicides since 2008Articles
The suicide rate has grown dramatically over the past five years, in particular among people with a western background and native Dutch. The suicide rate remained stable at a low level among people with a non-western background. Suicide is rare among people with a Turkish or Moroccan background.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 21 October - 25 October 2013 (Week 43).
Nearly 60 percent die from cancer or cardiovascular diseasesArticles
Nearly six in ten deaths are caused by cancer or cardiovascular diseases. Cancer has been the main cause of death in the male population for many years now. Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death for women.
Teenage mortality dramatically down since 1970sArticles
On average, 373 teenagers in the age category 10–20 annually died in the Netherlands in the past decade. Nearly half of them died from non-natural causes. Traffic accidents are the most common non-natural cause of death. Since the 1970s, teenage mortality has declined by 75 percent, mainly due to a reduction in the number of fatal traffic accidents.