Fewer road traffic deaths in 2021Articles
In 2021, 582 people in the Netherlands died as a result of road traffic accidents. This is 28 fewer than in 2020 and the lowest number since 2015.
Someone who died as a result of a sudden traffic-related accident on the public road involving at least one moving vehicle. People who die after 29 days following the accident are no longer counted as...
Death of a person caused by murder, manslaughter, violence, traffic accident, accident in or around the home or in and around the work place, or suicide.
953 COVID-19 deaths in third quarter of 2021Articles
In Q3 2021, altogether 953 people died due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), i.e. 2.5 percent of all deaths in that period.
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
Deaths; murder and manslaughter, crime scene in The NetherlandsFigures
Persons died as a result of murder or manslaughter by location and method crime scene located in the Netherlands (residents or non-residents)
Caribbean Netherlands; population, births, deaths, migrationFigures
Population growth Caribbean Netherlands, population, births, deaths, migration
External causes of deathOther
Survey on deaths caused by murder and manslaughter, suicide and accidents
1 out of 8 deaths in 2020 due to COVID-19Articles
In 2020, mortality in the Netherlands stood at 168,678. Over 20 thousand people died of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
1,859 suicide deaths in 2021: 36 more than in 2020Articles
Last year, 1,859 people took their own lives. This is 36 more than in 2020. There was a decrease in suicide deaths among women (-31) against an increase among men (+67).
Deaths; cause of death (extensive list), age and sexFigures
Number of deaths in the population of the Netherlands by main underlying cause of death (extensive list of 'three digit codes'), by age and sex
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
Higher mortality in March, no excess deathsArticles
In the last week of March (week 12, 21 to 27 March 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,600. This is slightly more than in the previous week (3,567) and approximately 400 more than...
Nearly 150 fewer deaths than expected in week 3Articles
In the third week of January (week 3: 17 to 23 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,250. This is nearly 150 less than expected, but more than in the previous week (3,106)
Causes of death statisticsOther
Publication of data regarding the causes of death of all domestically deceased residents.
Mortality in January lower than expected, higher in week 4Articles
In the last week of January (week 4: 24 to 30 January 2022 inclusive), the estimated number of deaths stood at 3,350.
Fewer deaths in the last week of DecemberArticles
In the last week of December 2021 (week 52), the estimated number of deaths stood at slightly under 3,500
Excess mortality in April, not anymore in early MayArticles
In the first week of May 2022 (week 18, i.e. 2 to 8 May inclusive), an estimated 3,000 deaths were recorded. This is slightly more than in the previous week (3,090) and approximately 150 more than expected.
Deaths registered weekly, by sex and ageFigures
Mortality by gender, age, per week gender, age, per week
610 traffic deaths in 2020Articles
In 2020, traffic accidents killed a total of 610 people in the Netherlands.
Nearly 1,100 more deaths than expected in last week of NovemberArticles
The estimated number of deaths in the last week of November (week 47, i.e. 22 to 28 November inclusive) stands at nearly 4,100.
Nearly 850 more deaths than expected in week 45Articles
In week 45 (8 to 14 November inclusive), the number of deaths stood at over 3,750.
Nearly 900 more deaths than expected in week 46Articles
In week 46 (15 to 21 November inclusive), the number of deaths stood at nearly 3,850.
Mortality below expected level in FebruaryArticles
In all of February, there were around 550 fewer deaths than expected for that month.