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More traffic deaths in 2022, particularly among cyclists over 75
In 2022, a total of 737 people in the Netherlands were killed in a traffic accident.
1,916 suicide deaths in 2022, 54 more than in 2021
Last year, 1,916 people took their own lives. This is more than five suicide deaths per day, on average.
Deaths; cause of death (extensive list), age and sex
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 registered weekly, by sex and age
Mortality by gender, age, per week gender, age, per week
Fewer road traffic deaths in 2021
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.
Deaths; underlying cause of death (shortlist), sex, age
Deaths among the Dutch population by main primary causes of death, age (at time of death) and sex
1,468 COVID-19 deaths in Q3 2022
In the third quarter of 2022, a total of 1,468 people died due to COVID-19.
Far fewer COVID-19 deaths in 2022 than in 2020 and 2021
In 2022, over 8.2 thousand people died of COVID-19. This represents a sharp decline on the preceding two years.
1,420 COVID-19 deaths in Q2 2022
In the second quarter of 2022, a total of 1,420 people died due to COVID-19. This is almost 2 thousand fewer than in the first quarter, when the death toll stood at 3,564.
Deaths; suicide (residents), various themes
Victims of suicide by marital status, method, motives, age and sex among the Dutch population, absolute figures and per 100 000 persons
Deaths; murder and manslaughter, crime scene in The Netherlands
Persons died as a result of murder or manslaughter by location and method crime scene located in the Netherlands (residents or non-residents)
3,480 COVID-19 deaths in Q1
In the first quarter of 2022, a total of 3,480 people died due to COVID-19. This represents 8.1 percent of all deaths in that quarter.
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision; age, cause of death
Deaths by medical end-of-life decision, age and cause of death
Caribbean Netherlands; population, births, deaths, migration
Population growth Caribbean Netherlands, population, births, deaths, migration
610 traffic deaths in 2020
In 2020, traffic accidents killed a total of 610 people in the Netherlands.
Traffic Flow Density Estimation using Neural Networks
Estimating traffic flow densities measured through road sensors using neural networks
Validation and calibration of traffic estimations
Discussion paper about a method to improve estimates of traffic intensity.
Number of traffic deaths down again
The number of traffic deaths on Dutch roads was brought down again last year. In 2005, the traffic death toll was 817, a reduction by 64 compared to 2004.
Traffic performance motor vehicles; kilometres, type of vehicle, territory
Vehicle-kilometers Dutch and foreign vehicles, passenger cars, delivery vans, lorries, road tractors, special purpose vehicles, buses
Higher mortality in March, no excess deaths
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...
Over 19 thousand COVID-19 deaths in 2021
In 2021, a total of 19.4 thousand people died due to COVID-19.
Traffic deaths include more young and old drivers
In 2016, there were 629 traffic deaths, 8 more than in 2015.
1,859 suicide deaths in 2021: 36 more than in 2020
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).
Fewer deaths in the last week of December
In the last week of December 2021 (week 52), the estimated number of deaths stood at slightly under 3,500