Belgium

Indicators are explained below the map.
Numbers in green = better than EU average; red = worse than EU average.

Indicator Average
Life expectancy Men: 79.6 years
Women: 83.9 years
Share of people with good to very good self-perceived health Low education level: 62.2%
Medium education level: 75.9%
High education level: 75,3%
Share of people without access to health care services Low education level: 3.5%
Medium education level: 2.2%
High education level: 0.8%

Main Links

Government Website

StatBel – Belgian Statistical Office

Organisations Working on Health Equity (EuroHealthNet Partners)

Vlaams Instituut Gezond Leven – Flanders Institute for Healthy Living

Agence pour une Vie de Qualité – Agency for a Quality Life. Responsible for major policies in wellbeing, health, handicaps and family.

Catholic University of Louvain – Institute of Health and Society

Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment

Antwerp Health Law and Ethics Chair (AHLEC)

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Resources from and about Belgium

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