221 thousand children at risk of poverty, lowest number in 25 yearsArticles
Last year, 221 thousand minors in the Netherlands were living in low-income households, the lowest number in 25 years.
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
Obesity, smoking and drinking hardly down since 2018Articles
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.
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
Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristicsFigures
Smoking, alcohol and drug use, being overweight, physical activity, sexual health, nutrition, health examination, giving informal care.
Health and health care; personal characteristicsFigures
Health, chronic disorders, use of health care sex, age, eduational level, ethnicity, income level
Perceived mental health: trend stable in 2020Articles
Last year, 12 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over had mental health complaints.
Most young people rate their health as goodArticles
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.
More online searches for health and lifestyle informationArticles
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 or...
Number of adult smokers down in 2020Articles
In 2020, 20 percent of the Dutch adult population indicated they smoked occasionally.
Health expectancy; since 1981Figures
Health expectancy, healthy life expectancy, perceived health, physical limitations, chronic or longstanding morbidity, mental health, GALI
More people feeling healthy in Q2 2020Articles
In the second quarter of this year, 82 percent of the population were positive about their own health. This share was 78 percent in the same quarter of the three previous years.
Annual Report Youth Monitor 2020 SummaryPublications
This Annual Report Youth Monitor 2020 Summary explores the situation of young people in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The Netherlands in numbers, 2021 editionPublications
The Netherlands in numbers (2021 edition) answers 36 questions about our country by means of images and text.
Satellite account for culture and media 2018Publications
Besides the contribution of culture and media to the Dutch economy and the different good, services and branches of industry playing a part here, the cultural and media goods and services are grouped into...
Half of Dutch population meet physical activity guidelinesArticles
In 2019, almost half of the Dutch population aged 4 years and over complied with the standards for physical activity as set by the Health Council of the Netherlands.
Zero or minimal alcohol consumption by 41 percent of adultsArticles
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends zero alcohol or only up to one drink per day. 41 percent of the adult population complied with this guideline last yeat: 30 percent of men against 53 percent...
6 in 10 Caribbean Dutch are overweightArticles
Smoking behaviour, alcohol consumption, physical activity and obesity by sex and age, per municipality in the Caribbean Netherlands, 2017
Health, lifestyle, use of medical facilities; 2000-2009Figures
Medical consumption, health and disorders, physical impediments and lifestyle by characteristics of the consumer.
Lifestyle, preventive screening; personal characteristics; 2010-2013Figures
Smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight, height, weight, contraceptive pill use and preventive screening.
Health, disorders, limitations; personal characteristics, 2010-2013Figures
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by personal characteristic
Health, disorders, limitations; sex and age, 2010-2013Figures
Perceived state of health, chronic disorders, functional limitations, mental complaints, infectious diseases; by sex and age