Netherlands

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

Indicator Average
Life expectancy Men: 79.7 years
Women: 83.1 years
Self-perceived health Low education level: 63.6%
Medium education level: 74.4%
High education level: 83.3%
Access to health care services Low education level: 0.4% 
Medium education level: 0.1%
High education level: 0.2%

Inter-regional inequalities

Life expectancy lowest: Groningen, 81.0 years
highest: Utrecht, 82.4 years
At risk of poverty or social exclusion lowest: Noord-Brabant, 11.4%
highest: Groningen, 18.7%
Tertiary educational attainment lowest: Zeeland, 29.7%
highest: Utrecht, 52.7%

Main Links

Government Website

Ministries

Statistics Netherlands – Central Bureau of Statistics

EuroHealthNet partners working on health inequalities

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Pharos Dutch centre of expertise on health disparities

Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction (Trimbos Institute)

Radboud University Medical Center

Dutch Association of Mental Health and Addiction Care (De Nederlandse GGZ)

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Resources from and about the Netherlands

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